Featured Webinars


May 2021

Guardian Advocacy for Adults with
Developmental
Disabilities

Guardian Advocacy for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Please join us on May 18, 2021 at 5:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description:  Attorney Lauren A. Merritt will present on Florida’s guardian advocacy process for adults with developmental disabilities. Learn what disabilities qualify for guardian advocacy, how you can be appointed as a guardian advocate, and how the guardian advocacy process is different from the guardianship process.

AT for Independence:
BRAZE Mobility
with Dr. Pooja Viswanathan

Webinar: Braze Mobility 5-19-21

Please join us on May 19, 2021 at 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description:  For wheelchair users who struggle to maneuver safely or just need more spatial awareness, Braze Mobility has created the world’s first blind spot sensors that can be added to any wheelchair and transform it into a ‘smart’ wheelchair. Our system automatically detects obstacles and provides feedback to the user through intuitive lights, sounds, and vibrations.

Join the webinar and chat with Dr. Pooja Viswanathan, who has incorporated over a decade of smart wheelchair research to bring you and your clients the world’s first blind spot sensors for wheelchairs.

Participants will learn:

  1. At least 3 benefits of blind spot sensors and scenarios where they are used
  2. At least 3 types of user feedback that blind spot sensors can provide
  3. At least 3 advantages of blind spot sensors over semi-autonomous wheelchairs

 

CIL of Northwest
Florida
Advocacy Forum

Please join us on May 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description: Join us to talk about the issues happening in your community that you would like to see improved. We can create a plan to address these issues.

CIL of Northwest
Emergency Preparedness Tips

Please join us on May 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description: Please join CIL of Northwest Florida as we share tips and best practices for preparing for an emergency. We will show you a sample emergency kit and talk about important info that you may not have thought to include in your kit or plan.

AT to Promote Independence: Ubi-Duo Vendor Spotlight

Assistive Technology to Promote Independence: Ubi-Duo Vendor Spotlight

Please join us on May 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description:  Our Presenter Anna Hanson, from sComm will highlight the Evolution of face-to-face communication between Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Hearing is here with Ubi-Duo 3!  Everyone deserves barrier-free communication.  Enjoy spontaneous conversations. No need to schedule a time just to be able to communicate with someone.

 


June 2021

CIL of Northwest Florida Advocacy Forum

6-7-21 CILNWF Advocacy Forum

Please join us on June 7, 2021 at 6:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description: Join us to talk about the issues happening in your community that you would like to see improved. We can create a plan to address these issues.



AT to Promote Independence: QMedic

Please join us on June 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM Central 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada).

Description: Keeley Washel is the Southeastern Territory Rep with QMedic, a personal emergency response system provider. We will hear all about the services and devices QMedic has to offer that will enhance the independent living community.

CIL of Northwest Florida Advocacy Forum

Please join us on June 17, 2021 at 2:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada).

Description: Join us to talk about the issues happening in your community that you would like to see improved. We can create a plan to address these issues.