November 3, 2021 –
2021-22 Wise Webinar Series:
Technology Today: A primer on accessibility today and in the near future
Join us for a fun webinar on today's technology! We'll cover a few basics on how to find accessibility settings in apple, amazon, and android devices. You will learn about current consumer facing hardware options and a few applications that a wide variety of people with disabilities, providers, and families will find useful and helpful. We will also show you some glimpses of near future technology that will soon be available to help drive accessibility and inclusivity further than maybe even you imagined. Come join us!
- Participants will know how to access accessibility settings on several popular consumer technology platforms
- Participants will learn about several cross platform (or similar) apps available on popular devices
- Participants will reflect on how near future technology will help increase accessibility
Since working as the Executive Director and President of The TSF starting in 2016, Tyler Schrenk has been dedicated to using assistive technology, not only in his own life, but using his experience to spread the word and set up technology that can enhance people living with disabilities lives. Tyler has completed projects as small as using technology to help a young lady with cerebral palsy communicate with her family, setting up an quadriplegic 11-year-old girl control the lights in her home to purchasing and transporting a power wheelchair, to a gentleman living in Romania whose independence previously was being pushed around in a manual chair.
Shaun is all about jobs! He’s a community developer and has worked to support people with disabilities since 2002. He continues to work in schools, people’s homes, and job sites, helping to build inclusive communities. Shaun is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and a certified Employment Specialist. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Eastern Europe, and obtained both his M.Ed. (Applied Behavior Analysis) and B.A. (Political Science/Human Rights) from the University of Washington.