TFL Team Meeting - 12/2017

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Agenda

TFL Administration Updates

Director's Updates (Carolyn)

Finance & Programmatic Updates (Carolyn)

Grants & Contracts Updates!

  1. FUNDED-AT Act 2016:
  2. FUNDED-AT Act 2017 - CR1 & CR2:
  3. Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for $1,000,000:
  4. Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) | $68,500 for AT services and training to Gracewood Hospital in Augusta:
  5. FUNDED - DEI:
  6. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $10,000 for TA to set up 4 new AT Labs in the ADRCs:
  7. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $70,000 for AT services and TA to transition people out of nursing homes (MFP):
  8. FUNDED - Alternative Financing Program Grant | $661,742 for Credit-Able:
  9. FUNDED - GT Wireless RERC | $15,000 for Training and TA:
  10. FUNDED - GT CATEA TechSAge ($10,000):
  11. FUNDED- Division of Aging Services (DAS) "Dementia Able" | $40,000 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development:
  12. FUNDED - Division of Aging Services (DAS) "DONR" | $16,500 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development:
  13. FUNDED - ATAP | $66,670 for the first year and every year for 5 years ($333,350) for National Pass It On Center:
  14. FUNDED - GT CATEA Workplace DRRP | Training and TA: $76,650:
  15. FUNDED - GT CATEA FIP - $15,500:

Administration and Human Resource Updates (Carolyn)

  • HR -

Strategic Development Updates (Carolyn)

TFL AT Services Updates

AT Access Updates (Martha)

Projects:

  1. ) TFL Project - Activities: Demo, Device Loan, AT Eval, AT Training, TFL Network:

-Device Loans 442, Device Demo 1660 (took out KSU Imports), Device Reutilization 5958

  1. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) for $1,000,000: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.

-Krista and Danny are delivering equipment this week in southern Ga, Rachel and Martha will be delivering equipment on Thursday, Pat and Martha working with training team for DBHDD training on Visual Supports, JR and Martha presented on the project yesterday at Belton Training in Cartersville

  1. ) Division of Behavioral Heath and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) | $68,500 for AT services and training to Gracewood Hospital in Augusta: Almost through DBHDD's contract process.
  2. )DEI - 3 Referrals and more need for AT Training!

-Sarah and Martha met with Rossany, Kathy, and Nan to clarify reports and answer questions

  1. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $10,000 for TA to set up 4 new AT Labs in the ADRCs - Memberships - Are they all Members?

- Rachel has gotten refferals

  1. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) | $70,000 for AT services and TA to transition people out of nursing homes (MFP): Rolling out through AMAC Membership process!

- TFL Direct Services have gotten many more requests for AT Evaluations for students, AAC Evaluations (Emory ALS Clinic), and requests for Demos. Sam C. will be doing a training on Using JAWS with EXCEL

AT Acquisition Updates (Danny)

Projects:

  1. ) TFL - Activities: Credit-Able, Info & Assistance through TFL 1-800 number, G-Trade, Dollars & Sense, AT Depot Co-Op, AMAC Co-Op, Last Resort Fund
  2. ) HHS|ACL - Alternative Financing Program Grant | $661,742 for Credit-Able - Activities: Loan Products, Financial Education Services (FES), Training Logistics, Website deliverables

AT Solutions Lab Updates (Ben)

-CES Las Vegas Jan 8th-14th -Pre Environmental Control Training Survey -Begin work on conference cheat sheet

TFL Leadership Updates

Projects:

  1. ) TFL - Training, Public Awareness, TA and Outreach
  2. ) HHS | ACL - Credit-Able Activities: Training Logistics, Website deliverables
  3. ) GT Wireless RERC | $15,000 for Training and TA - Activities: include slide in all TFL Trainings (Complete!), Use Workbook in Workshops (Complete!), Co-Host Aging and Tech Summit (Complete!)
  4. ) GT CATEA TechSAge ($10,000) Activities: include slide in all TFL Trainings (Complete!), Use Workbook in Workshops (Complete!), Co-Host Aging and Tech Summit (Complete!)
  5. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) "Dementia Able" | $40,000 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development -Workshop @ ATIA 2018 (Liz - Lead for Logistics)
  6. ) Division of Aging Services (DAS) "DONR" | $16,500 for AT technical assistance for Decision Tree Development -Activities: Create "Mapping" and final Report
  7. ) *ATAP | $66,670 for the first year and every year for 5 years ($333,350) for National Pass It On Center AT Reuse Activities: Survey (Active), CoP Webinar schedule (Complete!), Trainings and TA
  8. )GT CATEA Workplace DRRP | Training and TA: $76,650 Over 45 interviews completed (Liz/Tori - Lead for Logistics.) Tori, Sam P, Sam C, Karen, Maureen and Wireless team reviewing videos now
  9. )GT CATEA FIP - ($15,500) Activities: 2 focus good groups @ ATIA (Complete!), Survey, Design Input... (Liz/Sam)

Training & Outreach Updates (Liz)

November 2017:

  • GVRA Leadership Summit - Presentation & Exhibit - 350 attendees (Martha lead)
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) - Exhibit - over 1000 attendees (Sam P lead)
  • CHADD - Presentations - (Carolyn/Sam P)
  • Tech & Aging Summit - Co-host/Facilitate - 68 attendees (Carolyn/Liz/Tori)

December 2017:

  • GATE - Co-host/Present - over 400 attendees (?) - (Sam P lead)
  • TASH - AT Lab/Presentations - over 1400 attendees - (Liz/Sam P logistics lead/Asha AT Lab lead)
  • This Thursday 12/21 - Clean up and reorganize TFL Training Team office suite!

In the New Year!

January 2018:

  • Asha joins the TFL Training Team!
  • In 2018 the TFL Training Team will be streamlining program operations, processes, policies and procedures.
    • "Sharpen Your Skills" internal team trainings - Kickoff with Environmental Control/Smart Home Technologies with Ben J (January 2018)
    • What are your training needs?
    • How can the TFL Training Team further help you?

TFL Research Updates (Ben S. & Carolyn)

TFL Action Items

Open Floor, Action Items, Agenda Setting (Carolyn facilitates, Open Floor, 5-10 mins)

  • (This time can be used for further discussion of follow-up and/or new topics, hot/action items, and to set agenda items for next month.)

Follow Up Topics and Upcoming Topics