UATP is a federally-funded program serving individuals with disabilities of all ages in Utah. We provide assistive technology devices and services. We also train university students, parents, children with disabilities and professional service providers about AT. Our goal is to increase independence and quality of life for people with disabilities. Learn more at www.uatpat.org.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Free online webinar: Assistive Technology for Seniors
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
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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
email@example.com, 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.
free to pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested.