Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Free online webinar: Assistive Technology for Seniors

The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) will present a FREE online interactive training, “Assistive Technology for Seniors,” on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. MST.

This free training will be presented by Amy Henningsen,
Adapted utensils are low-tech devices.
occupational therapist and assistive technology specialist, for the Center for Persons with Disabilities. Amy will present a variety assistive technology device available to seniors to help them maintain their independence. Simple, low-tech products as well as high-tech products will be demonstrated in the area of activities of daily living (ADL’s) such as mobility, bathing, dressing, eating, meal preparation, household chores, etc.

Amy Henningen, occupational therapist
& assistive technology specialist
Amy is a registered occupational therapist, and is a 1974 graduate of Eastern Michigan University. She is certified in Neurodevelopmental Treatment in Pediatrics and as an Assistive Technology Practitioner. She has over 30 years of experience working with developmental disabilities in a variety of settings. She currently provides direct and consultative services for the Up to 3 Early Intervention Program, and is a member of the UATP.

In order to participate, you will need a computer with high-speed Internet access. If you are interested in participating please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 28, to Storee Powell via email, or call 435-797-7412. Participant instructions will be emailed to you.

If you are a screen reader user please contact Sachin Pavithran at 435-797-6572 or, no later than Friday, Oct. 25, to make arrangements to participate via phone. If you need any other accommodations in order to participate in the training please let Sachin know by this date also.

Please feel free to pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested.

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