Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Walkers and Rollators for Free!

Don’t let mobility issues keep you from enjoying yourself this summer!
The items below are all available for free through our reuse program. 
Each item is linked to a website (if available) that provides additional details.

 If you have questions or want to pick up an item, 
please email Alli Upchurch, or call 803-935-5273.  
Don’t see what you are looking for? Check out the AT Exchange!




Alli Upchurch / Program Coordinator II 
 SC Assistive Technology Program 
 Center for Disability Resources (UCEDD) 
 University of South Carolina School of Medicine 
 Columbia, SC  29208 
 Phone: 803-935-5273 / Fax: 803-935-5342

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Training: Assistive Technology for School Success

 Assistive Technology for School Success

Date: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Place: SC Assistive Technology Program, Poplar Conference Room
Midlands Center, Poplar Building, 8301 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC 29203
Cost: $20

  • Make checks payable to SC Assistive Technology Program. Mail checks to Tammy Wallace, SCATP, USC School of Medicine, CDR, Columbia, SC 29208
  • To pay by credit card, call Treginald Coleman at 803-935-5296. Be sure to mention the name of the workshop

Workshop will review AT to assist with notetaking, reading and writing for students in grades 6-12. Software, apps and websites will be demonstrated and shared.
Information will be provided to get attendees thinking about ways AT could benefit children who are having challenges or struggling with school work.
Attendees will be able to:

• identify 3 AT devices and software used by students for notetaking.
• identify 3 AT products used to help with reading and writing.
• identify 2 resources of where to go to get individualized help for students.

Instructor: Tammy Wallace, Program Coordinator, SC Assistive Technology Program

Mrs. Wallace received her BA degree from the University of South Carolina and has worked in health care for over 25 years. She has worked with individuals with disabilities for the past seven years. She is currently the Program Coordinator at the SC Assistive Technology Program where she works with students with learning disabilities to find assistive technology to help them in their daily lives.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Brain Injury Association Conference Registration Closes Today!

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Get your registration in TODAY! There are 275 attendees already registered for the conference. We HAVE 35 exhibitors coming to this years' conference! 
Registration CLOSES TODAY!!  
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Monday, July 10, 2017

BIASC Conference Time!

Today is the last day to 
get our special conference lodging rate!

The DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center, located at 2100 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29210, will host this year's conference! There are blocked rooms just for YOU. There is a special #LWBI17 Conference rate of $123. If you are a state employee please mention that at the time of booking for an additional savings. 

 To reserve your room,visit
contact Clint at 803.744.0142.
You can also book online using code BIA.


Thursday, July 06, 2017

Ipads for Apraxia Grant Program

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This is from CASANA:

Qualified children with a diagnosis of apraxia of speech are provided with iPads and protective cases in order to assist with speech practice; use as a communication tool, incentive and educational support.

There is a complete set of “Questions & Answers” in the application packet. 

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Free Assistive Technology Trainings

Free Webinars -  Adults and All Ages

Emerging Technologies from PACER
July 6, 2017 at 4:30pm Pacific, 7:30pm Eastern

Improvements to Kindle for PC With Accessibility from EASI
July 12, 2017 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Pediatric and Adult Eye Gaze Evaluations from AbleNet
July 18, 2017, 8am Pacific, 11am Eastern

Tablet and Computer Accessibility from PACER
July 18, 2017 at 4:30pm Pacific, 7:30pm Eastern (90 min.)

Neurodiversity and Workplace Technology from PEAT Talks
July 20, 2017 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Planning & Producing Accessible Videos for Web, Social Media & eLearning from Great Lakes ADA Center
July 20, 2017 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Today’s Top Online Assistive Technology Resources from PACER
July 20, 2017 at 4:30pm Pacific, 7:30pm Eastern (90 min.)

Mobile Technologies for Everyday Cognitive Support from AbleNet
July 25, 2017 at 9am Pacific, 12pm Eastern

2017 Digital Accessibility Trends: Mid-Year Update from SSB BART
July 25th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Succeeding on the Job: Using Technology to Boost the Skills Employers Want from PACER
July 25, 2017 at 4:30pm Pacific, 7:30pm Eastern (90 min.)
Free Webinars -  K-12 Educators & Parents

myGaze®: a Powerful and Easy-to-Use Solution to Support Students With Complex Needs in the Classroom from AbleNet
July 11, 2017 at 9am Pacific, 1pm Eastern

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