Summer Institute 2019

Register now for the Summer Institute 2019 workshop.


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Summer Institute 2019

Register by June 15, 2019 for the 2-day Summer Institute Training entitled Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes offered by Dr. Therese Willkomm in Boise, Idaho.

Day 1: Ordinary Items, Extraordinary Solutions

Explore hundreds of assistive technology devices that can be made in minutes using ordinary items. This full-day workshop will discuss and demonstrate various materials and tools found locally that can be re-purposed and used to create extraordinary assistive technology solutions in minutes.

Day 2: Make & Take Workshop

Roll up your sleeves and make 10 innovative multi-use assistive technology devices to support individuals who experience vision, hearing, communication, physical, and intellectual disabilities. Participants will learn how to work with plastics, adhesives, fasteners, and materials that can be bent and reshaped to accommodate various limitations.


August 5 & 6, 2019
8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (both days)


Hilton Garden Inn - Boise, Idaho


$35 (non-refundable)

UI Credit/CEU Registration:

August 5th at 8:00 AM


Summer Institute Registration is open!! Registration Deadline: June 15, 2019.
Space is limited!