Penticton Indian Band & National Office of Learning Technologies. Footprints to Technology - Employ-Ability Project. Purpose of Presentation. Provide a brief background of the program Explain how the partnership developed Describe the Footprints to Technology program
Footprints to Technology - Employ-Ability Project
CAP – Community Access Program
Footprints to Technology
OLT/NOLL – National Office of Literacy & Learning
Florence MacArthur, Project Manager, PIB
Volunteers assist the project with community input and expertise at monthly meetings
Volunteers; Michelle, James and Anne with staff (missing from photo; Florence Gladys, Sam, Michel)
We use technology, knowledge, and passion to empower people with physical disabilities.
Modules of EmployAbility include:
Kinesis Contoured Keyboard
Kensington®Expert MouseOptical Trackball
Cirque® Easy CatTouchpad
Roller Bar Mouse
The Gift of Self of Esteem series has contributed to this module reflecting Aboriginal cultural values.
Every participant will complete the program with a cover letter, resume,
and action plan.
Utilizing computer technology, many aspects
of Employ-Ability will be available online
Over 40 people with disabilities, Seniors/Elders attended a conference focusing on how Technology can improve your life
Presentations by CNIB, Neil Squire Society, THEO BC, Chronic Pain Self Management and on Preserving Culture by Andrew McGinnisFootprints to Better Living Conference, October 2006
Thank you for your time and interest in our work conference focusing on how Technology can improve your lifeTogether developing partnerships we can make a difference by empowering people with disabilities