Kellar Institute Hosts Parent Assistive Technology Workshop

Posted: July 5, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities hosts a two-day assistive technology workshop for parents and guardians of children with disabilities on July 15 and 16. The hands-on workshop will introduce assistive technology devices and services that can help parents become advocates and develop skills in assertiveness, team building, and collaboration in school and community settings. It is held in Krug Hall, Room 110, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. both days. The cost of the workshop is $25.

Topics covered include sports and recreation for individuals with disabilities; Internet resources and computer software for individuals with disabilities; understanding the computer; low-tech devices; developmental, sensory, physical, and learning disabilities; and communication tools.

For more information or a registration packet, contact Marci Kinas or Tara Jeffs of the Kellar Institute at x33670. Registration is limited to 50 participants.

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