Mobile and Everyday Technologies for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries

PresenteKristen_Russel_Headshotr: Kristen Russell, OTR, ATP
RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional
Assistive Technology Specialist
Advancing Opportunities
Date: February 24, 2016
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm EST

There are many tools on smartphones and tablets that can assist people with brain injuries in the areas of memory, organization, time management, multi-step tasks, reading, and writing. This webinar, which focuses on Apple devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), will expose participants to various apps and tools to address these areas. There will be a large emphasis on demonstrating how to use features and apps built right into the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. This webinar will also include practical tips and strategies for successful implementation.

Attendees of this session will learn:

  • – What assistive technology is
  • – Apps and strategies to support memory
  • – Apps and strategies for organization, including calendar and to-do lists
  • – Apps and strategies for multi-step tasks
  • – Apps and strategies for time management
  • – Built-in supports for reading and writing on iPhones, iPod Touches, and iPads
  • – Several possible funding sources for assistive technology services