Accessible Pools

 by Shannon Coe, Program Coordinator for the AT Network Summer is almost over and there are only a few weeks left to take a dip into a swimming pool.  For several reasons I have not been able to go swimming this year.     One of the reasons I cannot swim this summer is because of…

2nd Chance to See Push Girls

By Rosemarie Punzalan, CFILC’s Training Specialist If you missed last week’s Push Girls: Exclusive First Look show don’t worry! You can still catch the first look show times that are scheduled this week. If you have not heard of Push Girls, may I suggest you set your DVR (if you have one) to set your…

Off to the CSUN Conference

The AT Network Staff are off to  CSUN’s annual International Technology & Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego this week. We will be back next week to talk about the newest devices in Assistive Technology. Until then…

My CSUN Conference Adventure

By Shannon Ramsay, CFILC’s Information & Assistance Advocate I traveled to San Diego to attend the annual CSUN Technology and Persons with Disabilities conference last month.  Until this year, I have heard a lot about it, but I never had the chance to attend.  I spent part of Wednesday afternoon and most of Thursday and…

2011 CSUN Conference

It’s that time of year again. The AT Network is currently staffing a booth at the 26th Annual Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference organized by California State University, Northridge (CSUN). We are busy talking to people about the AT Network and wandering the exhibit halls to learn what is new in assistive technology. Stay tuned because…

AT Network Survey–We need your input before January 10

Are you a Californian who cares about assistive technology (AT) and/or disability issues? If so, the AT Network needs your input! Please take 10-15 minutes to complete an important survey about assistive technology and California’s AT Network project. The survey will be open through Monday, January 10. This survey is designed to be completed by…

AT for the Holidays

Written by LaCandice McCray, CFILC’s Outreach & Training Advocate It’s that time of year when we spend time with family, friends, and food. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we all need tools to make the season merry, bright, and simple. Here are some low-cost gadgets available for preparing and cooking holiday meals:…

Come See What’s New at ATNet.org!

We recently launched a revised version of the AT Network website, www.atnet.org, designed to be easier to use and more informative for consumers, caregivers, service providers and others with a need for AT. The new site divides information into four easy to use sections: Law & Advocacy: where you can learn about federal & state…

It’s the ADA’s 20th Anniversary!

By Mazuri Colley, CFILC’s Information & Assistance Advocate The Americans with Disabilities Act turns twenty this year! This milestone means that there is a whole generation of youth in the United States of America who never experienced life before the ADA. Every year and with every victory for the disability community the task of making…