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Tech Conference 2019

Every Day Tech Supports


Schedule for the Day

  • Technology Vendor Exhibits

  • Cutting-Edge Technology Demonstrations

  • Representatives from Microsoft & Apple

  • A Series of Ignite Talks Featuring Real-Life Stories of Personal Tech Use

  • Hand-On Breakout Sessions Covering Subjects Including Community Living, K-12 Education

  • Employment Supports through Technology

  • Communication (AAC devices)

We will hold 3 blocks of breakout sessions during the day facilitated by experts in the field. Take a look at some of the topics and plan on attending those of interest to you. We will share a preliminary detailed program closer to the event date so you can plan for the day. Many of these sessions will run several times.

  1. Strategies for implementation of AAC devices in school, home and the community
  2. Bridging the Gap Between AAC and Literacy
  3. There's an App for That! The Use of Apps to Support Independence in IADL Functioning
  4. Apps for Living: Top Apps for Individuals & Students with Cognitive Disabilities
  5. Lifelong Learning using a multisensory approach - featuring UBI - Interactive products
  6. Social Media Smarts
  7. Getting "Skillful" with Alexa: Learning About Customization
  8. Apple Access Abilities: Designing for All Learners
  9. Key Assistive Features of Office 365 and Windows Platforms
  10. Exploring Microsoft Beyond Windows: Innovative Apps 
  11. TeleHealth Presentation
  12. Necessity is the Mother of Invention


Cutting-Edge Technology

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Directions & Accommodations

Mercy College is conveniently located in Dobbs Ferry, NY with free parking with access to public transportation, including close proximity to MetroNorth Railroad. Reduced rate accommodations will be available at the Doubletree, Tarrytown. Please email [email protected] for details. 

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The Arc Westchester has been exploring ways to make the tools of everyday personal technology - like apps, smart devices, smart phones, tablets and web resources – provide a path to inclusion, independence and lifelong learning for the people with cognitive disabilities that we serve each day.  Learn more

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