Physical disability

Switch Assessment

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
9 AM Pacific, 12 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Michelle Lange.

Assistive technology can be accessed directly or indirectly by switch, mouse, joystick or voice. This webinar will present assessment strategies to determine the optimal switch location and switch type to provide access. A switch site hierarchy will be presented along with clinical indicators for a variety of potential switch locations.

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Tips for Easing Daily Living Challenges in ALS

Monday, August 18th, 2014
11AM Pacific, 2PM Eastern

The ALSA presents Amber Ward, OTR/L.

As ALS progresses, simple activities of daily living can become a challenge. Join us Monday, August 18, at 2 p.m. ET for our monthly educational webinar, during which Amber Ward, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP will share tricks of the trade and tips for daily living in dealing with challenges associated with ALS.  Ms.

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Creating your Accessible Home - iDevice or Dedicated ECU?

Thursday, June 5, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

AbleNet products allow environmental control.

This webinar from AbleNet, presented by Tom Nikola, will review AbleNet ECU and iDevice ECU Apps to assist the customer in determining which technology provides the best solutions for home automation. Specific features of the AbleNet ECU’s will be presented. The session will also offer real examples and scenarios in the home environment.

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Web Accessibility: What it is and Why it is Important to Your University

Thursday, May 1, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

A webinar from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, Community Education and Dissemination Council.

Effective use of the worldwide web has become essential to a UCEDD’s ability to broadly and successfully disseminate information and resources. One often overlooked facet of web design is the optimized accessibility of content and site navigation for all users, including those who rely on assistive technology.
 

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Web Accessibility Analytics and Open Source Tools for Auditing Access

Thursday, May 22, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

ADA Online Learning presents open source tools to help web developers understand the accessibility features and problems with the resources they are developing. 

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Switching on the TV: Options for Switch Users to Control Devices Through Tablets

Thursday, May 15th, 2014
8 AM Pacific, 11 AM Eastern

AbleNet presents the latest options, advantages and limitations.

Tablets offer so many Applications, including control of TV and Cable. With accessibility options, this control is available to switch users, as well. Switch operated Electronic Aids to Daily Living (EADLs) can be costly and may be outdated when used with newer TV and Cable options. Tablet control has limitations that have yet to be solved.

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Controlling the Environment: Switches and Mounting for Access

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents the important consideratons when selecting switch tools for environmental control and communication.

AbleNet presents  Mary Sagstetter, M.A.Ed. "It is important to take the proper positioning of switches, communication devices, and environmental controls seriously. If overlooked, it can mean the difference between success and failure, comfort and fatigue, efficiency and wasted effort.

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iPad Access and iOS7 Switch Control by AbleNet

March 25, 2014
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Learn how with one or two switches connected via Bluetooth, users with significant physical disabilities can easily access an iDevices.

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HelpKidzLearn from Inclusive Technologies

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
8 AM Pacific, 11 AM Eastern

HelpKidzLearn is free/paid set of 80+ accessible learning games which cater for a wide range of users with severe and complex needs, autism, learning difficulties and special access needs. 

HelpKidzLearn is a globally successful online resource for teachers, therapists and parents, providing 80+ accessible learning games which cater for a wide range of users with severe and complex needs, autism, learning difficulties and special access needs.
 

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