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Capitol Correspondence - 03.03.20

DC-Area Members: Congressional Briefing on Assistive Technology

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As announced by the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), of which ANCOR is a member:

“The Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Technology and Telecommunications Task Force invites you to attend a briefing, in honor of National Assistive Technology Awareness Day, to learn about the benefits of assistive technology for people with disabilities and the aging community:

Assistive Technology: The Benefits for Community Living, Education, Employment, and Health and Wellness

March 4, 2020

3:30pm to 4:30pm, 106 Dirksen Senate office Building

 

To RSVP for the Briefing, click here or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://forms.gle/DY9mt72QfFj4U9YV8

Panelists include:

  • Jeannie Krull, Program Director for Assistive Technology Act Program of North Dakota (Fargo, ND)
  • Dr. Susan Fager, Director, Communication Center of Excellence, Institute for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering, Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital (Lincoln, NE)
  • Kate Katulak, Associate Director for College Success, Perkins School for the Blind (Watertown, MA)
  • Fadel Rah, Secondary Transition to Employment Program, Fairfax County Public Schools (Fairfax, VA)

For individuals needing an accommodation, or for any other questions, please contact Te’a Cooley at [email protected]. This will allow us time to order ASL or CART services, if needed.