Online, March 7th, 2022. Part of the 2021-2022 workshop series with the Assistive Technology Conference of New England. As students go through transition and prepare for employment training and employment there are many questions about AT:
When can I get an assessment?
Do I get to keep my AT from school?
What types of AT could I be entitled to?
What entity is responsible for paying for what?
Can I choose my own device?
Does my employer need to provide AT?
* This session will answer these questions and explain the legal rights an individual has during the transition process from school and into adult services such as a BHDDH and/or ORS.
* It will also cover the reasonable accommodation process in the employer-employee relationship: what reasonable accommodations are, the interactive process to get one from an employer, and the legal rights an employee has if their employer refuses to grant one. make immediate strides in attacking the sexual assault epidemic using the power of communication.
* Presented by: Elena Fader & Margie Hislop.
- Participants will learn about the legal rights an individual has to various funding sources of AT during transition including the school district, vocational rehabilitation and adult services.
- Participants will learn about the legal rights a consumer of adult services has to periodic review of AT needs and the right to up-to-date and normalized technology.
- Lastly, participants will learn about reasonable accommodations from an employer as a source of AT and the legal rights under the ADA and related laws to those accommodations
Fees apply, registration is required to www.assistivetechnologyconference.com/2020-presentations/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or Voice/TTY: (401) 463-0202