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Occupational Therapy Department at Clarkson University
At Clarkson, occupational therapists are trained to contribute. A Clarkson education prepares each student for today's world and tomorrow's challenges. Each Clarkson graduate masters fundamental academic abilities, personal and social development, and the philosophical values of occupational therapy. Our Occupational Therapy Program emphasizes the core philosophy of Clarkson University.

John Ben Snow Foundation
The John Ben Snow Foundation is a private foundation governed by federal tax law and accordingly disburses funds to tax-exempt organizations approved by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The John Ben Snow Foundation focuses funding solely in Central New York (defined as Syracuse, NY and surrounding counties) across a range of program areas as detailed below while responding to the ever-changing needs of various segments of the population, especially to the needs of youth and people who are disadvantaged either physically or economically.

New York Justice Center TRAID Program - The TRAID Program’s mission is to coordinate statewide activities to increase access to and acquisition of assistive technology in the areas of education, employment, community living and information technology/telecommunications. The program serves individuals of all ages and disabilities. The Justice Center supports 12 Regional TRAID Centers (RTCs) which provide information, training, device demonstration, reuse, exchange, and loans. In addition, the Justice Center TRAID Program and RTCs provide technical assistance and advocacy on how to obtain and use assistive technology services and devices. The Justice Center also participates in a multi-state online equipment exchange collaborative.

North Country Assistive Technology Network - NCAT is a North Country Network of local agencies, organizations and individuals dedicated to improving access to and provision of assistive technology.


Exhibitors

Crick Software
Crick Software creates high quality reading and writing software that enables every child to significantly improve their literacy skills, helping them to achieve success across the curriculum. Established by teachers John and Ann Crick, the company is highly respected within the education community. In 1993, John Crick harnessed his years of teaching experience to develop the literacy support tool he felt the educational software market was lacking – Clicker. Since then, the company and its products have gone from strength to strength; versions of Clicker are currently used in thousands of schools around the world, and the program has been translated into 10 languages.

Jones Solutions

The ALS Association Upstate New York Chapter
The Upstate New York Chapter of the ALS Association is a not-for profit health organization that was founded to serve the needs of those living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and their caregivers through direct services, education and advocacy, while the  National ALS Association provides up-to-date information through ongoing research.  They will be exhibiting an array of informational materials about our Chapter’s services and programs.  They offer various programs and services free of charge to persons with ALS, PLS and PMA who are registered with our Chapter and reside within our 48-county service area.  At this time, they offer information and referral services, home visits, support groups, grant programs, care connection program, books and DVDs for loan, and a durable medical equipment loan program that includes speech generating devices

Monroe Speech Designs
Monroe Speech Designs believes that everyone should have their own voice and we are working hard each day Creating Better Lives through technology.  Our full line of communication devices, software, mounts, and accessories ensures that each person's ability can be a reality.
From the unparalleled accuracy of newly designed eye gaze tracking systems, to the robust capabilities of the latest tablet devices, communication can be an attainable goal for almost anyone.  It is both a challenge and an opportunity for the Monroe Speech Designs team to match the best technology to each person and by doing so accomplish our mission of Creating Better Lives!