Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Exciting Assistive Technology Training Opportunity!

Trash to AT Treasures
Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Time: 9:00am - Noon
Location: SC Assistive Technology Resource Center, Poplar Building, Midlands Center, 8301 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC
Presenter: Jacqueline Wynter, Occupational Therapist

To register for this workshop:
Complete the Trash to AT Treasures online registration form. 

Description: Assistive technology devices can be very expensive, but don't always have to be. Examples of how to make assistive technology devices using common objects around the home will be demonstrated. The fundamentals of appropriately selecting and the functional use of various assistive technology devices will be reviewed. The workshop will conclude with a make-and-take opportunity for participants to choose from different projects to construct and keep. New this year is a sock aid, iPad stand, iPad access bar, and finger spacer for improving writing skills. 

Jacqueline Wynter is an occupational therapist with over sixteen years' experience serving diverse populations. She received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Utica College of Syracuse University and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from A. T. Still University. Jacqueline is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) and has a passion for assistive technology and using it to improve function and performance.

This workshop has a maximum of 12 participants.

Cost: $15.00, payable to the University of South Carolina.

Bring your checks or purchase orders to the workshop or send to:
Lydia Durham
SC Assistive Technology Program
USC Center for Disability Resources
Columbia, SC 29208

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