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We’ve developed free “Take A Byte Lunchtime” webinars to provide you with an opportunity to learn about various tech products and services that can make an impact in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Please see out archived recordings webinars below.  Arc of Westchester offers these free webinars as information sessions, spreading the word about possible personal technology solutions for people with developmental disabilities. We are not endorsing the products of Tobii Dynavox or any other presenters and urge you to learn about these products and similar ones and make your own informed purchasing decision.
 

UPCOMING WEBINAR

At Home Technologies LLC
DATE: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 @ 12:30-1:30PM

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Meghan O'Sullivan, RN, MS, from AT Home Technologies LLC will focus on technologies that address common barriers to independence in the home: medication management, individualized telehealth and remote supports including cooking safety, audible prompts for daily routines, general safety like falls, opening of doors during the night and other activities. The company partners with leading technology providers like SimplyHome, to provide customized solutions that can support greater independence.

Arc of Westchester is offering this FREE webinar as an information session, spreading the word about possible personal technology solutions for people with cognitive and other developmental disabilities. We are not endorsing the products of At Home Technologies LLC or those of any other presenters and urge you to learn about these products and services make your own independent, informed use and purchasing decisions.


ARCHIVED WEBINARS

DATE: Wednesday, September 20, 2017  @ 12:30-1:30 pm

TITLE: Take a BYTE Lunchtime #5

This webinar features an app overview by Laurel Skultety from Schenectady Arc. They’ve developed several apps including Goal Plan Do and My Life that are great tools for helping people achieve their dreams and live a person-centered life. 

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DATE:    Wednesday, August 23, 2017

TITLE:     Take a Byte Lunchtime #4

Edited webinar featuring the Lucia phone from RAZ mobility.  Nermin Selimic, COO, of RAZ Mobility, presents the innovative features of this cell phone which is affordable, rugged and a real alternative to more complex smartphones.

Arc of Westchester offers these free webinars as information sessions, spreading the word about possible personal technology solutions for people with developmental disabilities. We are not endorsing the products of Tobii Dynavox or any other presenters and urge you to learn about these products and similar ones and make your own informed purchasing decision.

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DATE: Wednesday, June 7th @ 12:30-1:30 pm

TITLE: Take a BYTE Lunchtime #3

This webinar features a presentation by Steve Keisman from Identifor, a firm that targets web-based supports for neurodiverse learners. Their product isn't a skill-building technology; it's not designed to help students do better in math or science or language. Instead, it is a tool that systematically uncovers an individual's underlying abilities and executive functioning skills. It also uncovers how the individual likes to spend his/her time to explore relevant career interests.

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DATE: Friday, May 12th @ 12:30-1:30 pm

TITLE: Take a BYTE Lunchtime #2

Featuring a presentation by Capti Voice from Charmtech Labs, an affordable application that can easily convert many forms of text into speech and sync them across all your devices.We are not endorsing the CaptiVoice product or any other products from Charmtech Labs and urge you to learn about these products and similar ones and make your own informed purchasing decision. 

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DATE:    Wednesday, April 26 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

TITLE:     Take a Byte Lunchtime #1

Here's a recording of one of our "Take A Byte Lunchtime" sessions from 4/26/17, featuring the technology company Tobi Dynavox. Their newest communication device, "Indi," is an affordable, tablet-sized device. Our presenter was Ms. Casey Levin, the local representative for Tobii Dynavox. Casey can be reached at [email protected]. Arc of Westchester offers these free webinars as information sessions, spreading the word about possible personal technology solutions for people with developmental disabilities. We are not endorsing the products of Tobii Dynavox or any other presenters and urge you to learn about these products and similar ones and make your own informed purchasing decision.

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DATE:    Monday. February 27th @ 4:30 pm

TITLE:    Using technology & Apps for Person Centered Planning & Transition Supports

Is there technology that can help you examine your present life and assist you in setting goals for your future? Transition in life is never easy, but you now can use apps and other technology to make the process of life changes easier.

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DATE:    Monday, December 5th @ 4:30 pm

TITLE:    Using technology and apps to tell your personal story

It's important to let the world know who you are! Use apps to highlight your interests and dreams. Use these stories in your IEP or ISP meeting or to create a unique digital resume for that future job interview. We'll look at some basic apps that help you do this and show some examples of actual stories. Supplemental materials will be provided after the webinar.

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DATE:    Monday, October 24th @ 4:30 pm-5:30 pm

TITLE:    Introduction to Useful technology and software supports for people with I/DD
Join us for an overview of useful apps for smartphones and tablets that can help an individual with their daily activities - scheduling, reminders, planning. travel and communication. Presented by Jordan Jankus, Technologist at Arc of Westchester and Ric Swierat, Executive Director, Arc of Westchester.

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 If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Jankus, [email protected]

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