WVATS

Upcoming Events

10/19/2020 Smart Homes Technologies

Smart home devices have been helping people to stay in their homes longer. This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people trying to stay independent. Some devices are cheaper than you think. Come learn solutions to some of the common problems that smart home devices can solve.

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10/21/2020, 3pm AT 101

An introduction to assistive technology. This training will provide information on different types of AT and how the tools can be beneficial. Attendees will also learn how to access the different services WVATS provides.

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10/23/2020, 3pm Switch Access

This training will provide information on how the world can accessed with a switch. Attendees will learn about different types of switches and how they can be used across the lifespan.

Register for Transitioning from HS to Job

10/29/2020 Transitioning From HS to Job

Transitioning from high school to the job market is a stressful time. This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people trying to make that next step in their life. We will also talk about how to ask for accommodations when transitioning. Come learn solutions to some of the common problems that can happen when entering the job market.

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11/5/2020 Creating Accessible Documents and Presentations

Accessibility is important for more than legal reasons. Providing information in accessible formats increases the number of people who can access the information. WVATS provides accessible Microsoft Word and PowerPoint trainings to organizations around the state. The trainings provide a step-by-step introduction to accessibility in these commonly used programs.

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11/12/2020, 3pm AT for Communication

Everyone needs to be able to communicate. This training will provide information about different tools that can be utilized for communication.

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11/16/2020, 10pm AT for the Holidays

Accessibility can be an issue for family visits during the holidays. Learn about tools that can help to increase your home’s accessibility.

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11/19/2020, 1pm PDF Accessibility

This training will provide a step-by-step introduction to accessibility for PDFs. This will include ways to correct common issues you may find in documents you already have.

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12/3/2020, 1pm Disaster Preparedness Training

If is important to be prepared because when a disaster occurs we often have little time to prepare in the moment. People with disabilities have additional needs to consider and plan for in the event of a disaster. This trainings will discuss:

  • Assistive technology first responders and shelters can utilize for people with disabilities
  • Considerations for assistive technology users
  • Low tech options to make do when utilities are limited
  • Resources available to WV residents

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12/7/2020, 3pm AT for the Holidays

Accessibility can be an issue for family visits during the holidays. Learn about tools that can help to increase your home’s accessibility.

Register for AT for the Holidays December

12/9/2020, 3pm Sensory Solutions

Sensory issues can make it difficult for individuals to focus and respond effectively to their environments. This training will provide information on tools and solutions to help manage sensory problems in everyday situations.

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12/16/2020, 1pm Computer Access Training

This training will go over several devices that may be beneficial to people trying to use a computer or tablet. Sometimes, using the right keyboard or mouse is all it takes. Join us to learn about alternative methods for computer access.

Register for Computer Access Training

If you would like to participate in a training and require accommodations, please contact us to make arrangements.

If you have any questions or would like more information on any of our trainings, please reach out to us.