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Technology Virtual Road Show Series

Please join the ODP Technology Task Force for an upcoming Virtual Road Show series “Technology to Support Independence in PA!” People from all backgrounds will be sharing their personal stories and experiences with exploring how technology can support and improve everyday lives. Each session will include scheduled presentations and plenty of time for group conversation, questions, and feedback. Please bring your own experiences to share, so we can learn from each other! Pre-registration is required. Click on the session title to register.


November 15, 2022, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Incorporating Enabling Technology as a Natural Support: A Provider’s Perspective

Nathan Gerhard, Associate Executive Director, Keystone Human Services

Julie Daly, Director of Enabling Technologies at Ken Crest


December 13, 2022, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Technology to Support and Enhance Communication

Karen Velocci, President of SI-Services.com and Director of Programming and Technology at The Center at Hampton House — and First and Foremost, Mom to Stefan who is a 25-year-old living with Autism

Lauren Enders and Rachael Smolen, AAC Specialists, Assistive Technology Team at Bucks County IU


January 18, 2023, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Person-Centered Planning with Technology

Maria Baker and Lucas Schwanke, Supports Coordinators

Rankin Christian Center (RCC), Mon Valley Supports Coordination (MVSC)


February 16, 2023, 1:00pm-2:00pm

Imagine, Discover, Explore, Try, and Get – A Pathway to Assistive Technology

Kim Singleton, Senior Director of Assistive Technology Programs, TechOWL, Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

Sandra McNally, Assistant Director of Assistive Technology Programs, TechOWL, Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

Including Assistive Technology Users who will share their experiences!


This content brought to you by the ODP Technology Task Force, Expanding Technology to Support Independence Workgroup. For comments, questions, or suggestions about future content, please contact Marian.Tresky@alleghenycounty.us  Hope you can join for the Road Show!

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 16, 2023, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Past Dates

  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022, 1:00 - 2:00 pm