Friday, February 21, 2014

iOS, Android, MS Surface Pro 2 Comparisons

The following webinar is being offered by ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) and may be helpful to people trying to understand the differences between tablets. 

Detailed Listing

Webinar Type: Live Broadcast
Webinar Code: AT14-WEB06-LB
Webinar Title iOS, Android, MS Surface Pro 2 Comparisons Register now image link to registration page
Therese Willkomm, Director of ATinNH, University of New Hampshire
Live Webinar Date/Time: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 3:30 - 5:00 PM (Note: All times are Eastern Time Zone)
Webinar Fee:  $49.00

Overview: Not all tablets are the same. This webinar will discuss the differences between an iPad tablet with iOS7; a Galaxy Note 10.1 using the Android operating system; and the Surface Pro 2 using Windows 8.1 operating system. The review and demonstrations will focus on accessibility features as well as available apps to support individuals with disabilities
Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to describe as least three different accessibility feature for each of the three different operating systems for three different tablets - Android, IOS, and Windows operating systems
Participants will be able to identify and list at least five different apps for each of the three operation systems that can benefit an individual with a disability.
Participants will be able to discuss the core differences in the operation systems on the three tablets related to cognitive impairments, physical impairments, and sensory impairments.
Participants will be able to identify at least five different access methods that can be used with all three devices.

Speaker Bio/s: Therese Willkomm, PhD ATP is the Director of New Hampshire’s State Assistive Technology Program with the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and has a half time clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Occupational Therapy as the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate Program in Assistive Technology at UNH. She holds a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science and Technology and has over 25 years experience in providing/managing assistive technology services for individual with disabilities. She is known nationally and internationally as “The McGyver” of Assistive Technology. And more recently as an expert in Apps and iPad Adaptations. Dr. Willkomm has presented over 500 assistive technology workshops in 38 states, seven foreign countries and three U.S. Territories; conducted 22 national assistive technology webinars; create over 600 assistive technology inventions; created and distributed nationally over 1,000 assistive technology empowerment kits; developed and posted over 350 “How-To” Assistive Technology related video clips on YouTube; and authored 22 publications including her most recent book titled “Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes – Book 2 – Ordinary Items Extraordinary Solutions

Strand: Physical Access/Mobility - Computer Access/Positioning
Target Audience:  Accessibility Professionals, ADA administrators, AT Professionals, Educators, Family members, Higher Ed personnel, Individuals with Disabilities, OTs, PTs, SLPs, Rehab Engineers, SPED teachers, Voc Rehab Counselors
Archive End Date (if applicable): 02/26/2016

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