CoolTech 2018: Assistive Technology for the Early Intervention Specialist

Date: 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Event Location: 
Good Shepherd Health and Technology Center, Middle Level Conference Room, 850 South 5th Street, Allentown, PA

PT's and OT's can earn CEUs at Good Shepherd’s CoolTech class. All other attendees will receive a cerificate of attendance. This free event is especially designed for the Early Intervention clinician and will provide an introduction to today’s assistive device technology for children from birth to three years of age.

CoolTech will be led by Good Shepherd assistive technology specialist, Wanda Kolipinksi, COTA/L, ATP, ATS, CBIS, IMC. Wanda has more than 30 years of experience in  occupational therapy and 25 years of experience in assistive technology.  She has been credentialed by RESNA as an Assistive Technology Professional and holds a certification from Penn State University as an Assistive Technology Specialist.

Class Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • identify at least 5 opportunities for assistive technology within the early intervention service delivery model
  • differentiate between low and high tech devices as they relate to the birth to three early intervention population
  • identify 5 apps that are appropriate for use with the birth to three early intervention population
  • recall 5 resources to further their knowledge and access to assistive technology

Welcome and Registration
1:30 - 2:00 p.m.

To register, please email your name, email address and any special instructions to Wanda Kolipinski.

    Free, covered parking is available in the Good Shepherd parking deck.

     

     

     

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