We are dedicated to providing those we support the tools to lead a more independent and full life, and we are looking forward to learning more at this year’s conference.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 28, 2019
The Arc Westchester is pleased to announce that the 4th Annual Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning Conference will take place on Thurs., March 28 at co-host Mercy College’s Dobbs Ferry campus. The event’s other co-hosts include AHRC New York City, PNW-BOCES, VNS Westchester and the Westchester Library System.
The Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning Conference focuses on technology solutions for people with cognitive disabilities (including developmental disabilities and autism, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, traumatic brain injury and stroke survivors) that promote independence in everyday life. The conference is geared towards parents, rehabilitation professionals, special-education teachers and individuals with cognitive disabilities.
“Since its inception, the Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning Conference has brought together the industry’s leading minds to discuss and display technology that can make a significant impact on the lives of those with autism and cognitive delays,” said Tibisay "Tibi" Guzmán, executive director of The Arc Westchester. “We are dedicated to providing those we support the tools to lead a more independent and full life, and we are looking forward to learning more at this year’s conference.”
The conference will feature hands-on Breakout Sessions hosted by technology experts that will provide practical advice on the use of technology to support the daily living needs of people with cognitive disabilities. Expert presenters come from the fields of technology, education and learning, clinical and rehabilitation supports and the direct services profession. These Breakout Sessions will include exciting presentations from Apple, Microsoft and many others.
The Exhibitor area at Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning will include some the latest products and services that make a better life possible for people with cognitive disabilities. During the lunch period, a series of fast-paced Ignite Talks ® will feature inspiring stories of the use of everyday tech and its impact on the people that use it.
The 4th Annual Tech Supports for Cognition & Learning Conference will take place on March 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For more information and to register, visit https://www.arcwestchester.org/techconference2019.
The Arc Westchester
The Arc Westchester, founded in 1949, is the largest agency in Westchester County supporting children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, and their families. The organization’s 850 employees provide more than 2,000 individuals throughout the county with a broad range of innovative and effective programs and services designed to foster independence, productivity and participation in community life.
The mission of The Arc Westchester is to empower children, teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including individuals on the autism spectrum, to achieve their potential by strengthening families and encouraging personal choices, abilities and interests.
The Arc Westchester is a chapter of The Arc USA and The Arc New York.