WVATS

Upcoming Events

Assistive Technology for Employment – Aging in the Workplace

Thursday, August 26, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people who are employed or seeking employment. Come learn solutions to some of the common accommodation needs at different job sites. We will also talk about how to ask for accommodations when barriers may arise from age. Come learn solutions to some of the common barriers in the job market.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston
If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: August 26, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for Aging in the Workplace August 26

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

PDF Accessibility

Thursday, September 9, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

PDFs are sent to us sometimes not accessible and we do not have access to the original document. We will look at ways to make common issues in PDFs fixable. Being able solve these issues can be a difference between being able to upload a document and not. This training will provide a step-by-step introduction to accessibility for PDFs.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston
If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: September 9, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for PDF Accessibility September 9

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

AT Mythbusters

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will explore different assistive technology myths. Attendees will learn how these myths may impact assistive technology services.

Presenter: Jennifer Ham
If you have any questions, email Jennifer Ham at jennifer.ham@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: September 22, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register for AT Mythbusters

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Transition to Employment

Thursday, September 30, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

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.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston
If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: September 30, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for Transition to Employment

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Accessible Social Media

Tuesday, October 19, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

Social media platforms raise some access issues for individuals with disabilities. Although accessibility on social media sites is limited in a lot of ways, some features do exist in each platform. During this training you will learn some ways that you can make your posts more inclusive to everyone.

Presenter: Jennifer Ham

If you have any questions, email Jennifer Ham at Jennifer.ham@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: October 19, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register for Accessible Social Media on October 19

Assistive Technology for Employment – Aging in the Workplace

Thursday, October 28, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people who are employed or seeking employment. Come learn solutions to some of the common accommodation needs at different job sites. We will also talk about how to ask for accommodations when barriers may arise from age. Come learn solutions to some of the common barriers in the job market.

If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: October 28, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for Aging in the Workplace October 28

Assistive Technology for Employment – Aging in the Workplace

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people who are employed or seeking employment. Come learn solutions to some of the common accommodation needs at different job sites. We will also talk about how to ask for accommodations when barriers may arise from age. Come learn solutions to some of the common barriers in the job market.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston

If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: November 2, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for Aging in the Workplace November 2

AT for Early Learners

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will go over several tools that could be beneficial for early learners with special needs. Attendees will learn about devices that are helpful in variety of areas such as communication, cause and effect, and social interactions.

Presenter: Jennifer Ham

If you have any questions, email Jennifer Ham at Jennifer.ham@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: November 10, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register for AT for Early Learners November 10

Assistive Technology for Employment – Aging in the Workplace

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will go over several devices that will be beneficial to people who are employed or seeking employment. Come learn solutions to some of the common accommodation needs at different job sites. We will also talk about how to ask for accommodations when barriers may arise from age. Come learn solutions to some of the common barriers in the job market.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston

If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: November 16, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for Aging in the Workplace November 16

AT for Reading

Wednesday, December 1, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

This training will look at a variety of tools that may help individuals overcome reading barriers. From devices to software programs and program extensions, attendees will learn about reading tools for all ages.

Presenter: Jennifer Ham

If you have any questions, email Jennifer Ham at Jennifer.ham@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: December 1, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register for AT for Reading August 1

PDF Accessibility

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Zoom online training

PDFs are sent to us sometimes not accessible and we do not have access to the original document. We will look at ways to make common issues in PDFs fixable. Being able solve these issues can be a difference between being able to upload a document and not. This training will provide a step-by-step introduction to accessibility for PDFs.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston

If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu

Time: December 14, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Register for PDF Accessibility December 14