Buying off the shelf smart home items is easy, but understanding how they work together, how they connect, how the apps work, etc. can be overwhelming and sometime seem impossible.
This webinar covers ideas for home automation equipment and how to properly use it and set it up. Learn about alternate options if you are working with a limited budget, or if you don't have reliable internet coverage.
Live Event Recorded on 11/15/2023
Durable Medical Equipment (DME) falls under the umbrella of Assistive Technology. It is currently one of the few areas under AT that are billable to MA which can cause some confusion.
This webinar focused on DME to help people meet their mobility, positioning and safety needs. Professionals discuss the equipment process, what equipment is often under-utilized for people with disabilities, and answer questions regarding funding.
Live Event Recorded on July 13, 2023
Hear from Case Managers and Team Leads to learn about their process with using Assistive Technology and Remote Support.
Learn how they use technology to support the people they work with. They shared examples of how they found the appropriate technology to fit individuals needs and what processes they went through to implement it.
Live Event Recorded on March 30, 2023
Unfortunately, roadblocks are common encounters when seeking out or approving new services. This also applies when pursuing Assistive Technology (AT) and Remote Supports (RS).
Experts discuss common roadblocks encountered when pursuing AT and RS and provide different ways to get over those roadblocks.
Live Event Recorded on January 19, 2023
MN NEAT and DHS cover technology to help individuals as they age. Learn about assistive technology options (including wearable tech) that can help maximize safety, independence and quality of life for the aging population.
Live Event Recorded on September 22nd, 2022
Getting outside to enjoy recreation and activities is something everyone can enjoy. Join the MN NEAT team and guests to learn about adaptive recreation options that allow individuals with disabilities to join in on the fun!
Hear from DHS and experts about adaptive recreation options and how they are funded. Learn about inclusive activities and events. Discover new ways to engage yourself or the people you support in outdoor fun.
Live Event Recorded on July 14th, 2022
Freedom Concepts - Adapted Bikes and Chairs (pdf)Download
Recreational Directory (Created by Dakota County) (pdf)Download
Live Life Therapy Solutions - Adaptive Camping and Outdoor Equipment (pdf)Download
Live Life Therapy Solutions Additional Resources (pdf)Download
Wilderness Inquiry - Everyone Belongs in the Outdoors (pdf)Download
Assistive Technology can help secondary and post-secondary-aged youth with disabilities transition from K-12 support into the community. Discover the technology solutions that will grant youth the opportunity to fully participate in their communities without the services and supports they received while in school.
Live Event Recorded on May 12th, 2022
MN NEAT and Adaptive Gaming Experts talk about the role gaming can play in developing social and emotional skills as well as lasting relationships. Discover adaptive equipment used to help everyone access the world of gaming.
Discussed topics include:
Live Event Recorded on February 9th, 2022
Assistive Technology’s range from low tech to high tech devices. Learn from Technology Experts and Providers about low-tech to mid-tech devices and equipment that can be utilized to help increase, maintain, or improve an individual’s independence within various rooms of their home.
Join AT experts on a virtual tour through different rooms of the house to see how low to medium technology can be implemented to assist with everyday living.
Live Event Recorded on August 26th, 2021
In this webinar, Accessibility Specialists, Residential Building Contractors, and Qualified Builders will take you through the options available to make the homes of individuals you work with safe and accessible. The experts answer ed questions and guide you to possible resources and funding options to make homes barrier-free.
Live Event Recorded on June 17th, 2021
The introduction of off-the-shelf devices has changed in-home care. What once was only possible through costly assistive technology is now easy to implement using simple, smart home technology.
Learn from Assistive Technology Professionals and MN DHS about the ins and outs of assessing for, setting up/installing, and funding devices as environmental control solutions in the home.
Live Event Recorded on April 22nd, 2021
Learn from Technology Experts and Providers about what they are doing with technology to respond to COVID. Hear about what has worked well and how the technology has been utilized to meet staffing needs, health and safety needs, and increased independence goals.
MN DHS answers questions and discusses how the services and technology mentioned can be approved and utilized.
Live Event Recorded on December 16th, 2020
Remote Support specialists, Residential Providers, and Minnesota DHS presented about using technology for alternative overnight supervision. Hear from the experts about how the technology is used, how it is funded, and examples of success stories.
Questions highlighting common concerns and considerations when looking to implement and utilize technology for alternative overnight supervision were addressed by our experts.
Live Event Recorded on August 12th, 2020
Assistive Technology experts through MN-NEAT and the ARRM Technology Resource Center discuss solutions you can implement now to help respond to COVID19 safety measures, staffing issues, and more.
After a brief presentation, the experts and other specialists, hosted a live Q&A session to allow attendees to ask the experts their questions.
This webinar was recorded on April 30th, 2020.