Georgia AER Chapter

Join Us for this Information-Packed 2-Day

Georgia AER 2018 Conference co-hosted by AMAC Accessibility at Georgia Tech

March 8th and 9th

(Register Before Jan. 31st and Save $35.00)

12 CEU’s Available to CRC’s, COMS, CLVT, CVRT and CATIS

(Includes Lunch and Beverages Both Days, and Free Parking)

Registration Link: Georgia AER 2-Day Conference

(if you require assistance completing the registration, please reach out to Georgia AER at: technicalsupport@gaaer.org

Where: AMAC Accessibility 512 Means St NW Atlanta, GA 30318

When: Thursday and Friday, March 8th and 9th from 9am to 4pm

For hotel accommodations near conference, visit: Hotel Accommodations

Topics for Both Days Include: 

Day 1 (Thursday, March 8th) 

  • Interactive Panel Presentation by More Than a Dozen Organizations Across Georgia 
    • addressing all stages of development and transition: babies, children, adults and seniors
  • Panel Presentation from Consumers and Trainers on Head-Borne Solutions including Aira, NUEyes and OrCam
    • presenters providing first-hand experience and training solutions
  • Strategies and Tips for Selecting the Right AT Solutions for Your Students and Clients
    • includes identifying the problem, considering current skill level, understanding unique visual and learning needs, awareness of AT solutions and considerations, and building a toolkit
  • Optional: Networking Event for Conference Attendees Thursday Night: Dinner & Drinks at RiRa Irish Pub 

Day 2 (Friday, March 9th) 

  • Flexing O&M Skills: Modified Methods for Teaching O&M Skills to Low Functioning and Young Students
  • Strategies & Tips for Conducting a Functional Vision Evaluation and Learning/Reading Media Assessment (FELRM)
  • GVRA Presentation on Transitional Services and Changes within the Workforce Innovations & Opportunities Act
  • The Latest in the iPhone 10, Apple Watch and Other AT Solutions & Services (includes AMAC tour highlighting audio description services and advancements, accessible document creation and AT demonstrations)
  • Recreation & Leisure Opportunities Across the State and Why It's Important
    • presenters will be including additional services and resources