UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SEATTLE CAMPUS, JUNE 2011
The University of Washington Center for Technology and Disability Studies will offer “Summer Institute on Technology and Disability: An Introduction to Assistive Technology” a series of workshops, June 27–30, 2011. Topics will include assistive technology: the fundamentals; augmentative and alternative communication; computer access technologies; funding for assistive technology; technology for people with learning and cognitive disabilities; seating, positioning, and mobility; hearing assistance technology; iDevices and Apps; web accessibility and individuals with low vision or blindness; and case studies and consultations. During the hands-on labs, participants will also experience alternative computer access hardware and software, and software to aid individuals who have blindness or low vision, limited mobility, or difficulties with reading and writing.
The fee for the entire institute is $495.00. For an additional fee, University of Washington Academic Credit and Puget Sound Educational Service District Clock Hours will be available to those completing the entire Institute. Rehabilitation Counselor Certification Credits (CRCC) are also available to those completing the Institute at no additional cost. For more information including registration, please contact UWCTDS at 206-685-4181 (V/TTY), 206-616-1396 (TTY/TTY Message), via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or on the Web at http://uwctds.washington.edu/education/SummerInstitute.asp.