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How Assistive Technology Can Impact Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

February 8, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

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It’s time to register for the 2022 virtual African American Conference on Disabilities (AACD) throughout the month of February. This conference is a FREE event!

Session 5
Tuesday, February 8th – 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Phoenix time)

  • Wendy Parent-Johnson, Ph.D., Executive Director, Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities
  • Genise Burnett, Assistive Technology Professional, Collaborative Technology Solutions, LLC

Synopsis:  This session will describe assistive technology resources and their application in employment services and outcomes. Strategies for consideration before employment to increase expectations and enhance access to integrated competitive employment will be presented. Assistive technology uses on the job to assist with completing work responsibilities and promoting quality performance will be discussed.

Emphasis will focus on implementation practices that shift the use of technology as a first option in decision-making throughout the employment process. Case study illustrations will highlight examples of the impact and benefits of assistive technology in the workplace.

Register here https://arizona.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEtc-2hrTsuG9CU7ET8ZoUGClMWJGJb45bP


February 8, 2022
9:00 am - 10:30 am
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The Arizona Center for Disability Law and the Arizona Center for African American Resources (AZCAAR)