Technolgy for Personal Independence

Event date: 
20 September 2011
Crawford Street R B Smith Community Centre, Jim Snow Room
Queanbeyan, NSW

TECHNOLOGY for PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE

ABILITY TECHNOLOGY COUNTRY TRIPS - BRINGING TECHNOLOGY TO RURAL AREAS

Modern technology has much to offer people with a disability, to increase their independence, productivity and connectedness. Key frontiers are:

 TELEPHONES - mobile and landline

 PORTABLE DEVICES - such as iPads, iPods and similar devices v HOME CONTROL - options for controlling TV, lights, doors, air conditioning, etc

 Tuesday SEPTEMBER 20: QUEANBEYAN

R B Smith Community Centre, Jim Snow Room, Crawford Street

 Training seminar 3:00 - 4:00 pm

This is aimed at therapists and others who work with people with a disability. The seminar will cover issues and options when people seek funding for personal independence technology. There will be a small cost of $20 for attendance.

 Public workshop 4:30 - 5:30 pm

This is open to all. We will describe and demonstrate a range of new technology options that increase independence, productivity and connectedness.

A very limited number of preliminary assessments/trials of equipment will also be available, for those who book and on first-in basis, at times and venues to be negotiated. Background information must be provided in advance.

 BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL!

Please book at [email protected]

Contact us for more information and bookings:

Phone: 02-9907-9736 Fax: 02 9907-9599

Mail: 29 Frenchs Forest Rd Seaforth 2092

Email: [email protected]