Expo 2015 Session Handouts and Presentations

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Session 1 - 9:30 -10:30 am

  • Assistive Robotics and Assistive Technology for the Aging Population.
    Current and future technology aids, such as robotics, home sensors and smart homes that help adults age-in-place successfully and maintain their independence. The importance of user-centered design - finding technology that is simple, user friends and useful. What makes technology user-friendly, how technology might be integrated into a home or healthcare setting. Future directions in this field. Demonstration of technology/robots. Focus is on older adults, but information will be useful to many ages.
  • Can Your Website Get You In Trouble?
    Legal basics of Web and IT Accessibility. What the laws say. Who’s responsible for what? What’s happening with federal laws? What are we doing in South Carolina and regionally, to help people comply with the laws?

Session 2 - 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Sponsored by the South Carolina Assistive Technology Program at the USC School of Medicine Center for Disability Resources, USC SOM Pediatrics, the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, the SC Association for Educational Technology, and the SC Assistive Technology Advisory Committee, Division of State Information Technology (DSIT), SC Budget and Control Board, SC Developmental Disabilities Council