WVATS

Upcoming Events

Switch Access

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

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

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

Time: July 21, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register in advance for Switch Access.

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

Creating Accessible Documents

Thursday, July 29, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Zoom online training

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.

Presenter: Doug Cumpston
If you have any questions, email Doug Cumpston at douglas.cumpston@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: July 29, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Register in advance for Creating Accessible Documents

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

AT 101

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Zoom online training

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.

Presenter: Jennifer Ham
If you have any questions, email Jennifer Ham at jennifer.ham@hsc.wvu.edu
Time: August 18, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Register in advance for this meeting. Register in advance for AT 101

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

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 Assistive Technology for Employment - Aging in the Workplace

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

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.