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AT Training Library

Welcome to the Ability Tools (formerly AT Network) training library. Many of the trainings were recorded live. All trainings are open captioned and available for you to view on YouTube at your leisure.

Please choose as many categories below to view relevant trainings:

List of 11 Archived Trainings:

California AT Act - Technical Assistance & Reporting Thursday - March 25th, 2021 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Technical Assistance”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Technical Assistance under the AT Act
• Examples of Technical Assistance Activities
• Execution of Technical Assistance Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS



The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's Ability Tools Program Manager

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: Ability Tools California AT Act Technical Assistance & Reporting Webinar Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/III1XhMTbac

California AT Act - Device Demonstration & Reporting Thursday - February 25th, 2021 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Device Demonstration”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Device Demonstration under the AT Act
• Examples of Device Demonstration Activities
• Execution of Device Demonstration Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS



The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's Ability Tools Program Manager

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Product Demonstrations, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: California AT Act Device Demonstration And Reporting.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/LvBtAB3r7so

California AT Act - Training & Reporting Thursday - January 28th, 2021 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Training”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Training under the AT Act
• Examples of Training Activities
• Execution of Training Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS

The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's Ability Tools Program Manager

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: , AT Basics, AT Professional Development , , NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development ,

Transcript: California AT Act - Training & Reporting Webinar Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/TXjAXPLGm2E

California AT Act - Device Loan & Reporting Thursday - December 17th, 2020 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Device Loan”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Device Loan under the AT Act
• Examples of Device Loan Activities
• Execution of Device Loan Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS



The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's Ability Tools Program Manager

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: California AT Act - Device Loan & Reporting.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/znq2ztBV8ng

California AT Act Reutilization & Reporting Tuesday - November 17th, 2020 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Reutilization”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Reutilization under the AT Act
• Examples of Reutilization Activities
• Execution of Reutilization Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS



The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's AT Access Coordinator

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development, Reuse

Transcript: California AT Act Reutilization & Reporting Webinar Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/k5SvkatO8Ss

California AT Act Information & Assistance & Reporting Thursday - October 22nd, 2020 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be Continuing their series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act. This is in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Information & Assistance”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Information & Assistance under the AT Act
• Definition as opposed to Independent Living Center’s counterpart: Information & Referral
• Examples of Information & Assistance Activities
• Execution of Information & Assistance Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS

The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's AT Access Coordinator

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: California AT Act Information & Assistance & Reporting Webinar Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/BdP7b10Fdq8

California AT Act Public Awareness & Reporting Friday - September 25th, 2020 • 10:00AM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), we will be kicking off a series of webinars outlining the activities established by the AT Act in order to better serve the disability community by providing an overview of the activity “Public Awareness”. During this training, we will be discussing:

• Definition of Public Awareness under the AT Act
• Definition as opposed to Independent Living Center’s counterpart: Outreach
• Examples of Public Awareness Activities
• Execution of Public Awareness Activities
• Special considerations due to COVID 19
• How to report in California's data tracking system: NATADS 

The Training objective of this webinar is to clarify the details of the reportable activities under the AT Act. This is with the intention of facilitating more frequent and effective execution of, and more comprehensive reporting of, required activities under the AT Act.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's AT Access Coordinator

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Basics, AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: AT Public Awareness Webinar Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/f1DtgiELl4w
Materials: NATADS Activity Guide - Public Awareness Activity Entry.docx

Chromebook and DDARC Inventory and Consumer Recordkeeping Training Thursday - August 6th, 2020 • 2:30PM (PST)

Ability Tools, a program of California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), is performing a refresher training for Independent Living Center and DDARC Staff who manage activities in the National Assistive Technology Act Data System (NATADS), the data reporting system used by California's state AT program.

The training objective of this webinar is to provide  staff with a refresher on inventory item entry, consumer account creation and activity reporting in NATADS.



The training will occur:



Zoom

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

2:30pm - 4:00pm PST



Captioning will be provided.

Presenters: Kathrine Crowley, CFILC's AT Access Coordinator

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Professional Development, NATADS/AT Exchange Training, Professional Development

Transcript: Chromebook and DDARC Inventory and Consumer Recordkeeping Training Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/CZs6AZRRZYc

NATADS Training for DLDCs Part Two Wednesday - May 6th, 2020 • 10:00AM (PST)

A review of the NATADS application for Device Lending and Demonstration Centers.

Presenters: Vance Dhooge, IATP

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Professional Development , Professional Development , NATADS/AT Exchange Training

Transcript: NATADS Training for DLDCs Part 2 Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/AB3YTUPfQ88

NATADS Training for DLDCs Part One Tuesday - May 5th, 2020 • 10:00AM (PST)

A review of the NATADS application for Device Lending and Demonstration Centers.

Presenters: Vance Dhooge, IATP

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: AT Professional Development , NATADS/AT Exchange Training

Transcript: NATADS Training for DLDCs Transcript.docx
YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/BSyRXXbmFkg

NATADS Training Friday - January 18th, 2019 • 1:00PM (PST)

Mr. Vance Dhooge gives an overview of the NATADS application developed for States to use for the required Annual Progress Report -- part of the AT Act Program.

Presenters: Vance Dhooge, Senior Application Developer for the Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs (ATAP)

Location: Webinar Platform

Tags: NATADS/AT Exchange Training

Transcript: Final script_AbilityTools-NATDS Training Jan18_2019.doc
YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/kEhnawmUoHA