VATP Public Awareness and Trainings

The Vermont Assistive Technology Program offers trainings and presentations in either an in person or online format. Public Awareness presentations are general, designed to introduce individuals to what assistive technology is and how it might benefit themselves. Trainings are more focused on a specific subject. You can learn more about each offering below.

Webform to request Assistive Technology at your event:  AT Request Form.

Public Awareness | Training

Public Awareness

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Materials Provided

  • Flyers, physical or accessible PDF, about the Vermont Assistive Technology Program.
  • A copy of the accessible PowerPoint presentation.
  • A digital list of resource links related to our program.
  • Example vendor catalogs or links to vendor websites.
  • Flyers, physical or accessible PDF, for other relevant programs, such as the Independence fund or Equipment Distribution program.

Facility Requirements for Public Awareness Events

  • The venue must be wheelchair accessible.
  • Access to a table for displaying.
  • A table space that has room around it for a power wheelchair.
  • Access to Wifi.
  • Access to Electricity.

Additionally, for Group Presentations

  • A quiet room with enough seating for all participants.
  • A clear place on a wall to project, a projection screen, or a wall mounted large screen TV.

Technical Requirements for Online Public Awareness Events

  • Modern web browser (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Edge) on a tablet or computer.
  • Headset and / or video camera optional.

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Trainings

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Materials Provided

  • An accessible copy of the PowerPoint presentation.
  • Flyers, physical or accessible PDF, about the Vermont Assistive Technology Program.
  • A digital list of resource links related to our program.
  • Example vendor catalogs or links to vendor websites.
  • Flyers, physical or accessible PDF, for other relevant programs, such as the Independence fund or Equipment Distribution program.
  • Other materials as requested.

Facility Requirements for In Person Trainings

  • The venue must be wheelchair accessible.
  • A quiet room with enough seating for all participants.
  • A clear place on a wall to project, a projection screen, or a wall mounted large screen TV.
  • Access to Wifi.
  • Access to electricity.
  • Access to a table for displaying.

Technical Requirements for Online Trainings

  • Modern web browser (Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Edge) on a tablet or computer.
  • Headset and / or video camera optional.

Accommodations

If there are any special accommodation requests, please notify us as soon as possible. Examples may include; handouts in large print, live captioning, ASL interpreters, hearing devices, audio descriptions of physical objects for individuals with visual impairments, closed captioning of videos, materials in advance, etc.

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Contact Us

Phillip Seiler
Director

NOB 1 North, 280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-1090
Toll Free in Vermont: 1-800-750-6355
Fax: (802) 241-0341
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This is a Division of the
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
under the Agency of Human Services