ATAC has joined forces with Missouri Assistive Technology to provide a community of practice focused on Assistive Technology and the Maker community. Calling all fellow Makers to monthly webinars. Bring your ideas and creative juices to this fun filled webinar to discuss, brainstorm and build your community. Most importantly we will share discoveries, learn something new and […]
Advancing Opportunities Technology Lending Center is a free service available to all New Jersey residents to borrow assistive technology equipment. The Technology Lending Center has a variety of devices available for lending including adapted toys, switches, keyboards, mice, smart pens, tablets, smart home devices, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices, and more.
Disability Rights New Jersey invites you to our 2021 Assistive Technology and Community Living Summit on September 23-24. This year we will be hosting workshops for consumers and professions that will cover a wide variety of topics about assistive technology and community living. Last year's virtual event was attended by over 350 individuals and featured more […]
Esta es una introducción a la tecnología de asistencia para estudiantes de K-12 con discapacidades. El enfoque será el apoyo para las habilidades de lectura, escritura, matemáticas, comunicación y organización. Este seminario web, incluidos los recursos y materiales, se proporcionará en inglés y español. This is an introduction to assistive technology for K-12 students with […]
What is eyegaze technology? This webinar will answer that question, including an overview of the leading types of eyegaze hardware, examples of available eyegaze products, and tips and tricks for selecting the right one. This technology is especially helpful for individuals with significant physical disabilities. For students who struggle with all forms of writing, the […]
Alternate Pencils for Struggling Writers Tuesday, May 10 - 12pm For students who struggle with all forms of writing, the use of “alternative pencils” can help them get daily practice in this critical educational and life skill. This webinar would apply to students with multiple disabilities, including those making very limited progress with their writing skills.
A Roundtable Discussion for Favorite iPad Apps Tuesday, June 7 - 12pm There are thousands of AAC iPad apps for supporting communication, but which one is your favorite? And why? Please join this roundtable discussion with a group of local AAC experts to share and compare!
Keyboarding is an important skill, but requires a combination of complex skills. This webinar will explore a range of low- medium- and high-tech supports for writing via technology. Also be ready to share your favorite keyboarding support techniques or technologies.
Giving individuals technology tools is only part of the solution. Providing electronic materials does not automatically make them accessible to all learners. Learn about resources and strategies to create accessible materials.