Monday, April 11, 2011

Alabama Assistive Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC)

Alabama Assistive Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC)
Auburn University
May 19-20, 2011

Overview
The Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference (ALATEC) will provide an opportunity to see first-hand the latest in assistive technologies, practices and services for persons with disabilities that will increase the ability of such persons to access education, employment, housing, transportation, health care and leisure/recreation in the community of choice. ALATEC will provide professional development and training to increase the knowledge and skills in a variety of areas including, but not limited to: Adult Services, Education/Learning, Visual and Hearing Impairment, Communication, and Physical Accessibility/Mobility.

ALATEC will provide a unique opportunity for vendors, persons with disabilities, their families and loved ones, professionals (e.g. educators, rehabilitation counselors, EI personnel, Speech/Language Pathologists, therapists and other service providers) to exchange and gather information relative to the accessibility and availability of assistive technology.

ALATEC is a collaborative effort of the following organizations:

Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Auburn University Center for Disability Research & Service
Auburn University Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, Counseling/School Psychology
Auburn University Office of Professional & Continuing Education

Learn more here.

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