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Ability Tools Calendar

We have a full calendar of trainings and events with Ability Tools for 2018 and beyond! We make it our goal to reach out to the community for local events and trainings. If you have a suggestion for an event or training to add on our calendar, please contact us.

Accommodations
If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate in an Ability Tools training or event, requests must be made ten business days prior to the training or event by emailing us at accommodations@abilitytools.org or contacting 1-800-390-2699 or 1-800-900-0706 TTY.

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List of Ability Tools Trainings & Events

August 2018 Southern CA Training Register for Training Thursday, August 16th, 2018 • 10:00AM - 3:00PM (PST)

Type: In-Person Training
Category: Ability Tools
Location: Services for Independent Life • 107 Spring St. • Claremont , CA 91711

Description:
I. 10:00am – 10:15am: Welcome / Introductions

II. 10:15am – 11:30am: Pants Up Easy; Doug Pearson, CEO/ Inventor & Henry Ortiz Jr, SMO/B2C/ B2B

Pants Up Easy helps people re-gain independence and Freedom for active wheelers. Pants Up Easy will be providing demonstrations of their latest products that help active people with mobility issues.

III. 11:30am – 12:45pm – Lunch (on your own)

IV. 1:00pm- 2:00 pm: 3D Printing and Assistive Technology Services; Chelsea Pearson- DiGerolamo, AT/IT/Operations Program Manager

As assistive technology evolves, the way independent living centers service consumers has changed as well. See how the 3D printing phenomenon has affected SCIL and the way they serve consumers

V. 2:00pm- 3:00pm: AT Problem Solving Session

This is a time for us all to ask questions and brainstorm solutions together face to face.

Materials:
Claremont 2018 Meeting Agenda.docx
Ability Tools Quarterly Souther CA In-Person Meeting Evaluation.doc

Accommodations:
If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate in an Ability Tools training or event, requests must be made ten business days prior to the training or event by emailing us at accommodations@abilitytools.org or contacting 1-800-390-2699 or 1-800-900-0706 TTY.

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August 2018 Bay Area Training Register for Training Thursday, August 30th, 2018 • 10:00AM - 3:00PM (PST)

Sponsor Organization: Home Safety Services

Presenters: Project Invent and Pants Up Easy

Type: In-Person Training
Category: Ability Tools
Location: Home Safety Services • 890 Cowan Rd. Suite G • Burlingame, CA 94010

Description:
I. 10:00am – 10:15am: Welcome / Introductions

II. 10:15am – 11:30am: Pants Up Easy; Doug Pearson, CEO/ Inventor & Henry Ortiz Jr, SMO/B2C/ B2B

Pants Up Easy helps people re-gain independence and Freedom for active wheelers. Pants Up Easy will be providing demonstrations of their latest products that help active people with mobility issues.

III. 11:30am – 12:30pm – Lunch (provided by Home Safety Services)

IV. 12:30pm- 1:30pm: Tour of Home Safety Services Inc. Showroom; Martin Simenc, PE/ CAPS. Home Safety Services Inc. will provide a tour of their showroom with time available for questions and a brief discussion on home solutions.

V. 1:45pm- 3:00pm- Project Invent; Connie Liu, Founder/Executive Director & Students

Project Invent is an organization that teaches high school students how to use design and technology to solve real-world problems. We pair teams of students with individuals who face unique everyday challenges and pose those as opportunities to design new technologies. Students have designed everything from fall detectors for senior citizens to smart wallets to help the blind detect bill denominations.

Accommodations:
If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate in an Ability Tools training or event, requests must be made ten business days prior to the training or event by emailing us at accommodations@abilitytools.org or contacting 1-800-390-2699 or 1-800-900-0706 TTY.

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List of Other Trainings & Events

San Mateo Abilities Expo Friday, October 26th, 2018 - Sunday, October 28th, 2018 • 11:00AM - 5:00PM (PST)

Sponsor Organization: Abilities Expo

Type: Event
Category: Other
Location: San Mateo County Events Center • 1346 Saratoga Dr. • San Mateo , CA 94403

Description:
Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For nearly 40 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

https://www.abilities.com/bayarea/