AT Awareness Day

AT Awareness and Empowerment

This year, the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP) rang in the sixth annual National Assistive Technology Awareness Day (April 17) with a briefing on Capitol Hill to address the importance of assistive technology and the federal funds needed to acquire it for such programs as the INDATA Project. In his remarks to honor […]

From Blocks of Wood to Big Tech: Assistive Technology Awareness

  The start of this month marked National Assistive Technology Awareness Day, and as Easterseals Crossroads’ Director of Assistive Technology Brian Norton suggested in a recent WISH-TV segment, it only grows worthier of celebration each year. As Life.Style.Live! host George Mallet said during the segment, “These technologies are getting better, and for people with disabilities, […]

AT Awareness Day banner with people using different AT devices and says #ATAWARENESSDAY- It's kind of a big deal

#ATAwarenessDay- It’s kind of a big deal!

  What’s the big deal about #ATAwarenessDay today, March 1st?! Celebrating things that help people hear, read, learn, walk, speak, type, write, eat, remember? Yep – Assistive Technology. It’s kind of a big deal! The definition of assistive technology (AT) may vary for each individual.  However, the federal definition is as follows: “An assistive technology device […]

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Assistive Technology Awareness Day #ATAwarenessDay

On April 6, the U.S. Senate will pass a resolution to shed important light and celebrate National Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Day. #ATAwarenessDay The day honors people with disabilities who require AT to access their education, workplace, community and recreational activities. The day also recognizes the innovation of researchers and the complete dedication of AT […]