Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Learn about the RESNA ATP Certification, and the new SMS (Seating and Mobility Specialist)

Did you know that the AT Network hosts webinar events? Did you know that you can participate from the comfort of your home or office? It's true. The AT Network hosts remote AT trainings, conversations and vendor forums. Click here to check out our calendar of  webinar events.

In fact, we have a great webinar coming up. Join us on Thursday, June 2, 2011 from 11am to Noon for an AT Network Brown Bag: RESNA ATP Certification, and the new SMS (Seating and Mobility Specialist)

To Join the Webinar Session: http://tinyurl.com/atforum15

Webinar Description: Why do people get certified? Why do people seek out ATP's? And what exactly is RESNA? Find out more about this specialized credential in our field, who it was designed for, and what its relevance is to you. RESNA itself is the Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, a professional society for individuals and organizations interested in technology and disability. Visit the RESNA website, www.resna.org, to get background information, and bring your specific questions to learn more.

If this is your first time participating in a CFILC Elluminate webinar, please follow the directions below at least 24 hours before the webinar:

1. Ensure you have access to a headset, microphone, and speakers. These can be separate or in a USB headset combination.

2. Check your computer for compatibility with Elluminate (you will only need to do this one time):
Visit the following link: http://elluminate.com/support/index.jsp You will see First Time Users Step 1,2, and 3. Step 1 shows a green check if you have Java loaded and a red X if you don't. Step 2 will allow you to go into a configuration room to test your audio and microphone. Step 3 is more general information including an online orientation, quick reference guide, and a recorded introduction.

3.  If you use a Screen Reader, download the Java Accessibility Bridge:

a.     Visit the following link: Link to download Java Accessibility Bridge for Screen Readers. This bridge is ONLY for Windows users. The accessibility bridge is already pre-installed with Java for Mac OSX users.

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