This workshop is part of a Multiple Disabilities Series. This is a hands-on interactive workshop, participants will make 10 different assistive technology solutions to take home.
Over the past three years new tools, materials and techniques have been discovered for creating solutions in minutes for individuals who experience vision and multiple disabilities.
Participants will use these new tools and materials to fabricate the following 10 different assistive technology solutions to take home with them.
- A tactile graphics board.
- A tactile graphic overlay.
- A tactile Dot maker for QR codes.
- A portable, collapsible scan and read station.
- A spring loaded Multi use holding clip.
- An InstaMorph project.
- A portable adjustable iPad holder.
- A book holder.
- A vertical document holder.
- A multi-use vertical mounting solution.
EARLY BIRD PRICE
PDPs, CEs, ACVREP
Other Solutions that will also be discussed and demonstrated include:
- New methods and materials for creating reusable tactile graphic overlays for the iPAD in minutes.
- Creating a rich visual and sensory environment for children who spend so much of their time laying on a floor, bed, chair etc. and staring up at a ceiling.
- Creating a fast multiuse eye-gaze board.
- Creating a Multi-Use Glide Board.
- Creating Multi-Use Tracks, Stoppers, Feet and Troughs.
- Hands free Magnifier.
- Dual Guiding iPad focused on near and far.
- Using instamorph and 3 D Printers for creating manipulative.
- New Velcro Brand Hook and Loop.
- New Ways to create a portable scan and read station.
- Creating a book holder/ slant board and page-holder.
- New Materials for creating non-toxic, re-moldable, durable, fidget toys and manipulatives.
- Creating a vertical hands mounting solution for an iPAD, book, phone, tablet, paper, switch etc.
- Creating a removable add-on holder for a monocular to be attached to an iPad.
- Creating hands-free mounting solutions for devices.
- Creating gripping and holding solutions for art and music activities.
- Creative uses for QR codes and creating a portable QR code dot maker.
Other Payment Option
To pay by Purchase Order or Check, or sign up with a group of 3 or more, contact Teresa Pagliuca at 617.972.7712 or Teresa.Pagliuca@Perkins.org.
Payment must be received and confirmed in order to secure your participation.
**Please Note: Confirmed participant refunds will not be given without a 48 hour notice of cancellation!
Dr. Therese Willkomm has been paid by Perkins to develop this course and is also paid to be the instructor.
She has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
This workshop is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional area).
|Perkins School for the Blind is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See the course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.|
This workshop is offered for 0.5 AOTA CEUs.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Questions, please contact: Teresa Pagliuca
Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM