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Tech Conference 2016

Conference Highlights

March 31, 2016

Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning 

All-Day Conference Exploring Everyday Applications and Emerging Trends

The first annual Tech Supports for Cognition and Learning conference took place at the Mercy College campus in Dobbs Ferry on March 31, 2016.  The conference was a collaboration between Arc of Westchester and Mercy College.  It was the first conference of its kind that focused on technology solutions for people with disabilities to help with tasks for independence in everyday life. The outpouring of community interest was evident with the larger than expected crowd of professionals, students and families. If you attended, we hope you found the day informative. If you have questions or comments about the day or a future conference, feel free to email [email protected].

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Keynote Address

Sue Swenson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
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Special Guest

Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D,, University of Wisconsin, Building Global Inclusive Infrastructure
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Special Guest

Randy Lewis, Author of Best Selling Book
"No Greatness Without Goodness" A few lucky attendees will receive a signed copy!
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Special Guest

Tony Gentry, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Director of Assistive Technology for Cognition. Presenting on mobile tech as workplace supports - session #10.
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Schedule for the Day