Proceedings of Technology Capacity Building Institute Available Online

August 25, 2003

On April 7th and 8th, 2003 DO-IT co-sponsored the National Capacity Building Institute, "Technology and Transition: Empowering Students with Disabilities as They Transition to College and Careers." The institute was held at the Claremont Hotel in Seattle, Washington prior to the Annual Conference of the Council for Exceptional Children. The Institute agenda included pre-Institute readings and online discussion, presentations by nationally recognized speakers, interactive discussion groups, and post-Institute follow-up. Stakeholders summarized problems and solutions for maximizing the access and effective use of technology for people with disabilities.

Participants included secondary school and special educators, administrators and policy makers, secondary and postsecondary career guidance counselors, transition specialists, technology specialists, postsecondary education support personnel, rehabilitation counselors, individuals with disabilities, researchers and other persons interested in access to technology for individuals with disabilities.

The proceedings can be found at http://www.ncset.hawaii.edu/documents/cbi/april2003/proceedings/SeattleCBIProceedings.pdf and in text only format at http://www.ncset.hawaii.edu/documents/cbi/april2003/proceedings/txt/Seattle%20Proceedings%20Final.txt