Assistive Technology Institutes

Introduction

The Assistive Technology Summer Institute is a unique summer learning opportunity that combines discussion of current relevant topics in assistive technology with hands-on learning opportunities of some of the most recent and most commonly used assistive technology software programs.

Registration is now open. Please complete a survey. After completion, you will receive an e-mail with directions for registration and payment.

Patti Bahr
Instructor

ICATER’s Assistive Technology Summer Institute will be conducted by Patricia Bahr, Director of ICATER and graduate assistants from ICATER. Bahr is a rehabilitation engineer and has worked to match the needs of people with disabilities to technology, since 1988. Bahr developed and is the primary instructor for a graduate class - Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Instruction.

Who Should Attend?

Everyone that works with people with disabilities, especially in the education field would benefit from attending the Assistive Technology Summer Institute. These people include:

  • Assistive technology professionals
  • Counselors
  • General education teachers
  • High school and college students with disabilities
  • Occupational therapists
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • Psychologists
  • Special education teachers
  • Speech pathologists

Itinerary

  1. Watch eight (8) hours of recorded lectures and demos
  2. Attend a 1-day in-person workshop (7:45am - 4:30pm)
  3. Submit a short reflective paper

Registration

Registration is now open. Please complete a survey. After completion, you will receive an e-mail with directions for registration and payment.

Credit Options

  • Certificate of Completion ($100)
  • One UI Graduate Credit ($505)
  • Iowa Licensure Renewal Unit ($125)

Dates & Sites

Date Location Address
June 16 Mississippi Bend AEA (Muscatine Room) 729 21st St., Bettendorf, IA 52722
July 26 AEA 267 (Room A) 909 12th St., Marshalltown, IA 50158
August 1 Green Hills AEA (Red Oak Regional Office - Victory Room) 212 East Coolbaugh St., Red Oak, IA 51566
August 2 Northwest AEA (Room D) 1520 Morningside Ave., Sioux City, IA 51106-1716
August 7 Great Prairie AEA (Conference Room A) 3601 West Ave., Burlington, IA 52601
August 10 University of Iowa, College of Education (N110 Lindquist Center) 240 Madison Ave., Iowa City