Perkins School Hosting Workshop on Assistive Technology

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Perkins School for the Blind is hosting a workshop on Assistive Technology for Disability Services Staff on Feb. 1.

This workshop training provides:

  • An overview of low vision, blindness, deaf/hard of hearing, and literacy related hardware and software
  • Hands-on sessions with a variety of assistive technology software and devices, including innovative products new to the market within the last 12 months
  • Presentation and discussion of case studies involving students with visual, hearing and multiple disabilities
  • Introduction/discussion of accessibility features for iPhones, iPads  and other Apple devices
  • Website and course content accessibility including review and preparation for WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • An opportunity to meet and network with other professionals from local colleges and universities who are involved in disability services

There is a $75 fee for this workshop, which includes lunch.

For more information contact Ellen Hall, Business Development Manager, Perkins Solutions, 617-972-7748,

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