8100 W Greenfield Ave
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214

Assistive Technology Resource Fair &
Medical Equipment Recycling Drive
State Fair Expo Center
May 16-17, 2008
Join us for a two-day resource fair highlighting the wide variety of assistive devices (AT) that can make your life easier! Highlights:
• local and regional Assistive Technology Vendors
• informative Workshops on a range of AT devices, held on May 16
• a “suggest an invention” opportunity
• Used Medical Equipment Drive: Wheelchair Recycling Program
• Used Hearing Aid & Glasses Drive: Lion’s Club
• Cell Phone Recycling Drive: MMDI Access to benefit domestic violence agencies

May 16 Workshops (Sessions Run Concurrently):
• 10:00 AM: Seating and Mobility Session; Digital Technology – Cognitive and Literacy devices Session
• 11:00 AM: Adaptive Transportation Session; Wisconsin’s Assistive Technology Resources Session
• 1:00 PM: WisLoan and Telework Session; Wisconsin Relay Service Session
• 2:00 PM Work Smart – Solutions for the Workplace Session; Resources for Hearing Loss Info Session
• 3:00 PM: Live Smart – Solutions for Daily Living Session; Resources for Vision Loss Info Session

For more information on this event, contact Cindi Pichler at IndependenceFirst, 414-291-7520 V/TTY or [email protected] .

Official Website: http://www.independencefirst.org

Added by CarolV on April 15, 2008



This event is free and open to the public!!! It will be in the Expo Center at State Fair park. Good for aging parents who could benefit from assistive devices at home or at work, people with disabilities who are considering assistive devices, employers who are looking for assistive devices for their workers, general community who are interested in diversity issues, people who want to recycle things they no longer use including eyeglasses, hearing aids, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, other assistive devices.

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