LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - Assistive technologies make it possible for persons with disabilities to perform tasks they could not accomplish otherwise, or that they would have difficulty performing. Community members who are interested in knowing the various assistive technologies available in Pennsylvania are invited to Lock Haven University’s 3rd Annual Fair on Assistive Technology. The Fair will take place on Friday, October 23 in the PUB Multipurpose room from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State
System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in
the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate
programs in more than 120 areas of study. Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and
work in Pennsylvania.
The Fair will provide the opportunity to see the latest in assistive technology in action. LHU students will demonstrate devices ranging from low tech to high tech, which can be used to improve the quality of life of individuals with and without disabilities in both academic and non academic environments.
LHU students have also prepared informative posters and will be on hand to answer questions and give information.
Those attending the Fair will also have an opportunity to meet with parents and other individuals with interest in assistive technologies. In addition, participants will learn how to get assistive technology on loan in Pennsylvania.
The Assistive Technology Far is made possible by Lock Haven University in collaboration with the Center for Independent Living in Williamsport.
For additional information, contact Dr. Latha Bhushan, associate professor, Department of Special Education at 570-484-2170 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ray Pysher, department manager, Center for Independent Living of North Central Pennsylvania, at 540-327-9070 (email@example.com).