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Creating Assistive Technology for Low Incidence Populations
A Hands-on Make & Take Workshop

This hands-on workshop will discuss and demonstrate over 100 devices that can be created for individuals who experience vision, hearing, communication, or intellectual disabilities. Participants will learn how to re-purpose every day items into extraordinary solutions. In addition, each participant will fabricate 10 different multi use devices. These devices will include an iPad flipper for students to experience a hearing loss; tactile graphic dot maker and scan and read station for vision impairments; A multi use elevating iPad holder for vision,  hearing and communication impairments a multi use arm trough; an adapted stylus; a multi use holding and grasping solution; a multi use track board for multiple disabilities; and a Multi use eye gaze board for communication. Guaranteed to be one of the most practical and useful workshops you have ever attended.

Important Session Information:

Application for PT CCUs is currently being processed.

Dimension 3.1: Classroom Environment, Routines and Procedures

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(5) Clock Hours
(5) CPE
(5) OT Contact Hours
(5) TPTA (Pending)
Contact Person:
Julie Jones
Registration Fee:
Therese Willkomm, Assoc. Prof., University of NH
Occupational Therapy, Personnel Working with Assistive Technology, Physical Therapy, Special Education Teachers, Teachers of the Deaf
Date Time Location
9/24/2020 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 203
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 203
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092

7145 West Tidwell Road | Houston, TX 77092-2096 | 713.462.7708
McKinney Conference Center: 7200 Northwest 100 Drive | Houston, TX 77092
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