Vocational Assistive Technologies

  • 1-2:30pm

Increase your professional knowledge of and access to a variety of assistive technologies - both high and low tech. Led by staff from the Illinois Assistive Technology Program (AITP) and hosted by JCFS Chicago. You may register for one or more sessions. These free sessions are supported by a grant from SourceAmerica. Register today.

This online session will include a basic IATP overview, with specific focus on vocational rehabilitation assistive technology evaluation services, device loan, blind and low vision technologies, mainstream device access, apps and organizational technologies. Case studies will be included.

Jessica Schuyler-Weir is the Training Manager for the Illinois Assistive Technology Program. She is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), and is near completion of a Master’s degree in Assistive Technology and Human Services from California State University, Northridge. For the past 15 years, she has worked closely with the state of Illinois’s Vocational Rehabilitation program completing over 1,000 assistive technology evaluations for Division of Rehabilitation Services customers with a wide variety of disabilities and vocational needs.

Additional sessions:
Residential Assistive Technologies – Nov. 15, 2023
Pediatric Assistive Technologies – Dec. 13, 2023

JCFS Chicago is a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community.
We embrace diversity. Our commitment to inclusivity is woven throughout our services, programs and welcoming workplace.
We strive to make all of our programs and events accessible. Please call 855.275.5237 to arrange for assistive services.