High tech switches for power chairs–free training

March 5, 2012 by cpehrson

The Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP) will present a FREE online interactive training, Alternative Input & High Tech Switches for Power Mobility, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. 
This free training, presented by Lisa Rotelli from Adaptive Switch Lab, will provide an overview of the designs and manufacturer’s products that allow individuals with disabilities to use computers, communicate, interface with their environments and achieve greater independence through powered mobility. ASL products use optical, electronic, mechanical, and proximity sensor switches to access an individual’s wheelchair and accessories.
Lisa Rotelli has worked in the wheelchair industry for more than 25 years. She is currently vice president of Adaptive Switch Lab and provides training nationally and internationally.
In order to participate, you will need a computer with high-speed internet access.   If you are interested in participating please RSVP by Friday, March 16, to Storee Powell via email storee.powell@usu.edu, or call 435-797-7412. Participant instructions will be emailed to you.
If you are a screen reader user please contact Sachin Pavithran at 435-797-6572 or sachin.pavithran@usu.edu,no later than Monday, March 19 to make arrangements to participate via phone. If you need any other accommodations in order to participate in the training please let Sachin know by this date also.
Please feel free to pass on this information to anyone that you think might be interested.

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