Preparing for the Real World
Description: Join us for a fast-paced discussion of assistive technology to ease the transition from high school to post-secondary or employment environments. Many transitioning young adults struggle with time management, reading, note-taking, and stress management. We will share tools and strategies we have found to be successful with this age group.
Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm and 3:00 - 4:00pm (Repeat)
Speakers: Carrie Clawson, OT/L, ATP, is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist with the Department of Aging and Rehab Services. She developed the Handheld Technology Program that is now being used across the Commonwealth of Virginia. Patti Drescher, M. Ed., OT, ATP, is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist with the Department for Aging and Rehab Services. She previously provided AT services in the schools for many years and co-authored the ASNAT manual (Assessing Students’ Needs for Assistive Technology), www.wati.org.