Assistive Technology Faire Participants
This event - scheduled for Thursday, February 28th - will
provide an opportunity for students and community members to get an up-close
look at a variety of assistive technology devices and learn about
Users of assistive technology products as well as small companies
and agencies serving individuals with disabilities and older adults are
encouraged to bring assistive technology devices to display, demonstrate, and
Tables and power will be provided for participants in the
Lathrop Library classroom during the scheduled
class time. A large sheltered open space outside the classroom will also be
available to demonstrate mobility devices.
How to Register
If you are a vendor of assistive technology products or supply
assistive technology services and would like to participate, please contact me
and submit the following information for the Faire
- Name of the assistive technology
device(s) or service(s)
- A suitable photo or logo
representing the device or service
- Name of company or service provider
along with webpage url
- Name(s) of individual participating
in the Faire
- A short description of the device or
service including what it is, what it does, who it benefits, and any special
On the Date of the Faire
- You are welcome to bring handout
- Refer to
Classroom Location and Accessibilty
Information for driving directions, finding parking, and locating the
- Plan to arrive on campus anytime
between 3:30pm and 4:15pm and stay until 6pm or until it gets dark.
- You can drop off any equipment at
the Littlefield Center on Lasuen St.,
then find parking. Call me for guard duty - 650/892-4464.
- Parking in "A" or "C" spaces after
4pm is free and does not require a parking sticker.
- Procede to the second floor of
Lathrop Library by the stairs or the accessible ramp
- Set up on one of the tables (4 by 7
feet) in Classroom 282. There are plenty of
power outlets, but bring your own extension cords.
- Vendors with mobility devices may
set up outside the classroom.
- Be prepared to provide
demonstrations of the device or explain the features of the
- Be ready to answer questions about
the device or service: the problem it addresses, who would benefit from its
use, why the device or service is superior to other commercial products or
services, specifics of the design/development process pursued for the device,
and any marketing information.
- Encourage students and community
members to try the device.
- Anticipate cool weather, so dress
warmly if you plan to demonstrate a mobility device outside the
Please note that this is meant to be an educational event rather
than an opportunity for sales.
- David L. Jaffe, MS
- dljaffe -at-