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Assistive Technology Expo

Organization Name: The Arc Minnesota Southeast Region
Description: The expo is a multi-event showcase of new, existing and emerging assistive technology devices, services and information that will give people with disabilities more choices and greater independence. The goal of the expo is to help people with disabilities discover, assess, and attain technologies and services that are empowering and can create opportunities for success.
In 2018, The Arc Minnesota Southeast Region's hosted our second annual Assistive Technology Expo on Saturday, November 3rd in Rochester, Minnesota. The event was free and open to the public. The theme was "Innovations for Independence". Attractions included:

Exhibits: More than 20 local, state and national organizations offering the latest in assistive technology solutions.
Keynote Speaker: TEDxZumbroRiver 2017 presenter Nicholas Dibble will address attendees with a talk on "Using Assistive Technology to Care for a Child with Severe Disabilities."
Expert Panel Discussions: Offering valuable insights into acquiring and utilizing assistive technology for more choices where people with disabilities can live, work and play.
The Assistive Tech Challenge: A pitch competition presented by Destination Medical Center's Discovery Square that seeks solutions to barriers people with disabilities encounter.

2018 Partners: Destination Medical Center (DMC), disABILITY Mayo Employee Resource Group, MN STAR Program
2018 Sponsors: Coloplast, Mayo Clinic

Disabilities Served: The expo is a showcase for AT products and services for all types of disabilities
Eligibility Criteria: None - The event is open to the public
Areas served: Dodge County; Fillmore County; Goodhue County; Houston County; Olmsted County; Rice County; Wabasha County; Winona County
Ages Served: All ages
Assistive Technology Assistance Available: Information Referral

Contact Information
Address: 6301 Bandel Road NW, Suite 605, Rochester, MN 55901
Telephone: (507)-287-2032 (MN Relay 711 or 800-627-3529)
Fax: (507)-287-2089
SocialMedia: TheArcSEMN

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671

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