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AT & Innovations to Combat Social Isolation

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AT & Innovations to Combat Social Isolation

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**Online Training ONLY**

www.eastersealstech.com/live

(To join the webinar training go to www.eastersealstech.com/live on the day of the event)

What: AT & Innovations to Combat Social Isolation

When: November 4, 2021 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

Where: ONLINE ONLY Webinar

Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning what resources are available to help combat social isolation and to increase independence for individuals with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities, health care workers, parents, families and professionals can benefit from this training.

Why: This FREE assistive technology training will educate participants about assistive technology available to address social isolation.

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AT & Innovations to Combat Social Isolation Agenda

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Welcome & Introductions presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads (ESC)

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Adverse Effects of Social Isolation and Loneliness, presented by Kayleigh Adrian, MS, Project Director & Doctoral Candidate, at University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community

10:30 am - 11:05 am

Barriers to Tech Adoption by Older Adults presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology and Josh Anderson, Manager of Clinical AT, at ESC

11:05 am - 11:15 am

Break

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Panel Discussion with Older Adults: Discussing their technology needs and uses.

11:45 am – 12:15 pm

Lunch

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Assistive Technology & Innovations to Combat Social Isolation presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology and Josh Anderson, Manager of Clinical AT, at ESC

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Programs & Resources to Combat Social Isolation for older adults and persons with disabilities presented by Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology and Josh Anderson, Manager of Clinical AT, at ESC

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Important Information

1. Click this link www.eastersealstech.com/live on the day of the event to join this training.

2. CEU's will be offered for this event only for those who registered and participated in the live streaming of this event. We will periodically check attendance throughout the event and provide a certificate of completion when the training is completed. CEU's are not available for anyone who watched the archived video of this event.

2. Event will be captioned. No other accommodations can be made due to the event being streamed online only.

3. For questions regarding this online training contact Nikol Prieto at nprieto@eastersealscrossroads.org or 317-466-2013.

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Easterseals Crossroads has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for over 75 years. Whether helping someone improve physical mobility, return to work or simply gain greater independence for everyday living, Easter Seals Crossroads offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.  We provide top-quality, family-focused and innovative services tailored to meet the specific needs of the individuals we serve. For more information call 1-888-466-1314 or 1-317-466-2013.

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