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The Arc MinnesotaSoutheast Region is pleased to present our second annual Assistive Technology Expo. The 2018 expo will feature expanded programs, added attractions and exciting new partnerships with Destination Medical Center (DMC),  Mayo Clinic disABILITIES Resource Group and Minnesota STAR Program.

DISCOVER AMAZING!  Exhibits showcasing the latest assistive technology products and services  + Keynote speaker Nicolas Dibble (TEDxZumbroRiver 2017)  +  Expert panel discussions  +  The Assistive Tech Challenge, a pitch competition presented by Destination Medical Center’s Discovery Square

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Saturday, November 3 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Utililizing Assistive Technology to Expand Employment Opportunities LIMITED

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Objectives for this panel presentation are to help people understand the value and impact of assistive technology in the work place through personal and professional testimonies.  Identify solutions to successfully implement, learn, and sustain the use of technology as job demands change over time. The presentation will include an introduction to Punch-In!, a project of the Great Lakes ADA Center, that is designed to help young adults with disabilities be successful with their employment endeavors.

Hosted by: Mayo Clinic disABILITY Employment Resource Group

Moderators
avatar for Stephen Ehlke

Stephen Ehlke

Return to Work Consultant, Recovery and Claims Services, Mayo Clinic
Stephen is a Return to Work Consultant for Mayo Clinic. He works extensively with employees, supervisors and care teams in coordinating return to work services for injured or ill employees, including the coordination and implementation of accommodations in the workplace. Prior to... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Jacobson

Jennifer Jacobson

Assistive technology user, Mayo Clinic - Radiology Office Support
Jennifer started at Mayo Clinic in February 1989. She has worked in the Department of Radiology her entire career. During her tenure, a vast majority of the time has been spent in the Division of Nuclear Medicine where she is a medical secretary. Jennifer supports a combination... Read More →
avatar for Michelle Maloney

Michelle Maloney

Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care Sysytem
Michelle is the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist for the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. She serves as the Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator and works to develop and implement diversity and inclusion initiatives for targeted groups, including people with disabilities... Read More →
avatar for Lisa Nelson

Lisa Nelson

Assistive technology user, Mayo Clinic - Patient Financial Services
avatar for Janet Peters

Janet Peters

Program Coordinator, Great Lakes ADA Center
Janet has 20 years of experience with technology for people with disabilities.  She has worked extensively with business entities, state and local governments, and education institutions to maximize technology use to further opportunities for individuals with disabilities. She is... Read More →



Saturday November 3, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm CDT
HA-134 Heintz Center