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Subject: REMINDER-Power Up 2011 Conference and Expo-Specialized Assistive Technology (AT) Training; Transition; Accessible Instructional Materials; Computer Adaptations

Source: Melissa Melton, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Administrators, Special Education Directors, Special Education Instructors, Technology Directors, Technology Staff, Educators, General Public

Date: March 1, 2011

The Power Up 2011 Conference and Expo will be held Monday, April 11 and Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri.  The Power Up Conference and Expo mission is to strengthen the capacity of people with disabilities, educators, therapists, technicians, and service providers in assuring the provision of assistive technology.  This year's conference will feature a variety of sessions which provide up-to-date information on disability-related policy, assistive technology services and devices, independent living issues, educational policy and practices, and information technology accessibility to enhance and promote independence of people with disabilities.  The conference will also include a silent auction of assistive devices and assistive technology exhibitors from around the nation.

Registration for both days is $150.  To register or for more information including a tentative conference agenda, please visit http://www.at.mo.gov/powerup/index.html.