Annual Assistive Technology Expo Set for Oct. 5
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is excited to announce its Annual Assistive Technology Expo, titled “A Day in the Life with AT,” which will be held on October 5th at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center at NC State University in Raleigh. This event is designed to provide individuals with disabilities, their families, employers, and organizations with valuable information about the wide range of assistive technology available.
Exploring Assistive Technology
Assistive technology plays a crucial role in enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities. The Annual Assistive Technology Expo serves as a platform for attendees to explore the latest advancements in assistive technology. With a diverse range of vendors and exhibitors, participants can discover innovative devices and solutions that promote independence and accessibility.
Engaging Break-out Sessions and Speakers
One of the highlights of the expo is the opportunity to attend break-out sessions and hear from industry experts. These sessions offer valuable insights into the practical applications of assistive technology and provide continuing education credits for professionals in relevant fields. Attendees will have the chance to learn from vocational rehabilitation counselors, therapists, and educators, gaining valuable knowledge to support individuals with disabilities.
Registration and Options for Participation
To attend the 2023 Assistive Technology Expo, registration is required. However, the registration process is simple and free of charge. Interested individuals can easily register online through the provided link. Additionally, the expo offers both in-person and virtual options for participation, ensuring that everyone can access the event and its resources regardless of their circumstances.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, through its Assistive Technology Program, is committed to promoting independence and accessibility for individuals with disabilities. With the Annual Assistive Technology Expo, they continue to lead the way in providing assistive technology services statewide. By offering device demonstrations, short-term device loans, and assistive technology reutilization, the program empowers individuals of all ages and abilities to embrace the benefits of technology.
Mark your calendars for October 5th and join us at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center in Raleigh for a day dedicated to exploring the world of assistive technology. Together, we can create a more inclusive and accessible future for all.
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