Physical disability

Keeping Tablets Accessible While Living with ALS

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

Presented by the ALS Association of the Golden West.

The ALS Association of the Golden West will be presenting a webinar that will review a wide variety of access methods that are useful to people with ALS as well   those with many other disabilities.  The emphasis is on how these access methods can be us

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Switch Mounting

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University covers the importance of consistent switch placement and various switch mounting product options. 

AbleNet University presents Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS. Switch Mounting Systems position and secure a switch at a desired location. Evaluation mounting systems can be quickly attached to a variety of surface sizes and shapes and accommodate multiple types of switches to determine the best switch location.

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Switch Assessment

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents assessment strategies to determine the optimal switch location and switch type to provide access.

AbleNet University presents this session with Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS. Assistive technology can be accessed directly or indirectly by switch, mouse, eyegaze or voice. This webinar will present assessment strategies to determine the optimal switch location and switch type to provide access.

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Archived Webinar on iPads for People with ALS

 

The ALS Association webinar recording on iPads For People With ALS is now available on the WebEx service site. It was presented on Monday, September 23, 2013.

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Website Accessibility 101

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Deque asks: "Are you new to web accessibility and don’t really know where to begin?  Have you wondered what exactly makes a website accessible or how your business may be impacted by an inaccessible website?"

Deque, a provider of software for access, offers a Web Accessibility 101 webinar that will cover:

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Basic Electronic Aids to Daily Living

Monday, July 15, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

RESNA presents Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP on alternative control of devices in the environment for people with physical disabilities. These allow increasing independence, developing skills and preparing for future AT use.

Electronic Aids to Daily Living provide alternative control of devices within the environment. Basic EADLs can be used with children to develop cognitive skills, provide independent play, socialization and participation and prepare kids for future, more sophisticated assistive technology use. This webinar will present product options, modes of control and application ideas.

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The Accessible Website: If You Build It, Everyone Can Come

Thursday, June 6th, 2013
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Is your library website open, user friendly and accessible to people with disabilities? Or does an invisible door close when they try to use your site? Find out at this webinar from Infopeople.

Libraries strive to be welcoming, friendly places for users of all types, including those with disabilities. From wheelchair ramps and handicapped parking to simple offerings such as large print books and good signage – these are some of the things that make a library’s physical space accessible. But what about the library’s online presence?

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Using the TrackerPro with Predictable for Android

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

Learn how to use the Android version of Predictable; exploring the sophisticated self learning word prediction; the customisation options and social media integration.

AbleNet University presents a session showing how to use the Android version of Predictable; exploring the sophisticated self learning word prediction; the customisation options and social media integration.

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Windows Accessibility (for K-12 Teachers)

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
4 PM Pacific, 7 pm Eastern

For teachers who use a PC, and may not know about all the built in AT. From the ISTE Special Interest Group on Special Education Technology.

The ISTE Special Interest Group on Special Education Technology presents this event. Microsoft's built-in access features help you to make the computer easier to see, help make the keyboard and mouse easier to use, help you use the computer without a mouse or keyboard, and much more.

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Brain Computer Interfaces: Future technology that may assist people with ALS with communication and other tasks

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

ASLA presents the progress in and potential for brain computer interfaces.

According to the ALS Association: "The concept of Brain Computer Interface (BCI) technology is a topic of interest for many individuals and the families of individuals who experience significant physical limitations, including those with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

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