Narrowing the Gap: A Community-wide Conference on Assistive Technology


MATP is pleased to help sponsor, through the Disability Network of Southwest Michigan this Assistive Technology Conference in Kalamazoo on Monday, October 20 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The conference is featuring Dr. Therese Willkomm who is the director of ATinNH, the New Hampshire state wide assistive technology program with the Institute on Disability and is an assistant professor in the department of occupational therapy at the University of New Hampshire. The event will take place at the Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. You can register online. The conference fee is $35 and CEU’s are available for an additional fee.

Objective: The purpose of the conference is to introduce individuals to assistive technology. This one day conference will provide attendees with two valuable sessions, including:

  • There’s an App for that! Mobile Applications to increase independence. (Bring your iPads)
  • Foundations in Transition

We’ve mentioned some of Therese’s work on this blog before in the following posts:

We all hope to see you on October 20th!



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