Archived Webinars

What is a CIL?

June 3, 2020

Executive Director, Carolyn Grawi explains what a CIL is while answering questions from the community.

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Build a Basic Budget

June 9, 2020

Build a Basic Budget Webinar partnership with CIL and Central Credit Union of Florida, featuring Barbara MacNeil. 

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Emergency Disaster Preparedness

June 12, 2020

The Easy Tips for Hurricane Preparedness Webinar for all of our constituents to learn best practices to keep you and your family safe in case of a natural disaster. 

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Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Aging in Place for Seniors

June 23, 2020

Susan Foster discusses assistive technology to promote independence and aging in place for seniors! 

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ADA Basics: Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

July 7, 2020

ADA Basics”  Webinar is an introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990  to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the Basics of the ADA.

Overview of the Special Education System & Parent Rights

July 21, 2020

Recording Coming Soon! 

Description:  Learn your rights as parents in the IEP process for your child. In this series, parents will gain strategies and tactics they can use for their child’s learning and support service needs to be met in school settings..

Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Overview

August 4, 2020

FTRI is a non profit organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Disabled

Assistive Technology to Promote Independence: School and Assistive Technology Needs

August 18, 2020

Assistive Technology is all around us! On the following webinar will highlight a piece Assistive Technology you may find useful when completing various tasks at work, home or play.  These tools can assist in Reading, Writing, or Notetaking, some as low as $25.00! We are here to help!


FAAST 101: AT to Promote Independence- Meet ALEXA and Find Out How She Can Help You

September 8, 2020 

Did you know that September was National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month? Assistive Technology is all around us! Learn more about FAAST at the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Center to continue to create awareness all year for Spinal Cord Awareness Injury. The following webinar will highlight a ALEXA as Assistive Technology in the kitchen.

Intro to Spinal Cord Injury & Resources Podcast

September 15, 2020

Description: This presentation will be an informal presentation on spinal cord injury, the Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center, and the presenters personal experiences living with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).

ADA Basics: Title 1 Employment

October 6, 2020

Description: This is a basic overview of the ADA Title 1 Employment. We were joined by Cheri Hofmann, ADA Distance Learning and Training Director from the Southeast ADA Center to answer questions about this topic.

Employment Round Table: Disability Employment

October 13, 2020

Description: Watch on Facebook.  Ever wonder what services, resources, and supports are available for people with disabilities in the Florida Panhandle? Panelists discussed their programs and services and answered questions from the public. 

Employment Round Table: Disability Benefits

October 27, 2020

Description: Representatives with information about how working can affect your disability benefits will be discussing services and options available to people with disabilities.

Nutritional Tips with Wendy Merrideth

November 2, 2020 

Description: Enjoy this webinar to learn more about nutritional tips for healthy eating and lifestyle with Wendy Merrideth!

Effective Communication with the FTRI Program

November 10, 2020 

Description:  Karen Jackson, Independent Living and FTRI Program Specialists will discuss the intersection with Title VI, Telecommunications of the ADA and Effective Communication with the FTRI Program and Services.

AT Voting Accessibility

Promote Independence with Assistive Technology

November 17, 2020

Recording Coming Soon!

Description: Susan Foster, Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Center Assistive Technology (AT) Specialist will highlight the Assistive Technology Program and Services and update you on the latest AT available at the GCRDC and around the state. In addition, on how AT assists you with  your everyday life to assist you in remaining independent at home, work and play!