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Training and Events

Advocating in our world is what we do. Before we can organize in our community, we must become organized ourselves. The members of CFILC collaborate together to help put on a number of trainings and events throughout the year. Our trainings are informative and empowering, and our events can be fun and make a direct impact to those around us.

All Training and Events

Ability Tools November 2017 Northern California In-Person Meeting Logo of Ability Tools November 2017 Northern California In-Person Meeting

Date: November 30th, 2017 • 10:00am (PST)

Type: In-Person Training
Presenters: Bioness and NuEyes
Location: California Foundation for Independent Living Centers • 1000 G Street, Suite 100 • Sacramento, CA 95814

Description:
I. 10:00 - 10:15am - Welcome / Introductions / Updates from Ability Tools

II. 10:30 - 11:45am - FES and Neuromodulation Rehabilitation by Alicia Griffith, MPT, Bioness Development Representative/ Clinical Specialist

FES - stands for Functional Electric Stimulation. The Bioness leg and hand rehabilitation systems assist individuals who have lost leg and hand function due to a stroke, MS, or other upper motor neuron disorders. Lisa will able to demonstrate the many rehab systems Bioness has available.

III. 11:45 - 1:00PM - Lunch (on your own)

IV. 1:15pm- 2:30pm-Wearable Portable Tech for the visually Impaired by Cory Hanosh, President, NorthState Assistive Technology
The presentation will cover the latest in ultra-portable and wearable technology for the visually impaired. Products will include the Revo2Go-WIN and the OrCam and NuEyes Glasses

V. 2:30pm- 3:00pm- AT Problem Solving Session: This time is an opportunity for individuals to voice their AT questions or concerns and start a conversation with others involved in the AT community.

Visit the AbilityTools.org website for more information on Ability Tools November 2017 Northern California In-Person Meeting…
Ability Tools December 2017 Southern California In-Person Meeting Logo of Ability Tools December 2017 Southern California In-Person Meeting

Date: December 7th, 2017 • 10:00am (PST)

Type: In-Person Training
Location: Dayle McIntosh Center • 501 N. Brookhurst Street, #102 • Anaheim , CA 92801

Description:
More information and agenda coming soon.

Visit the AbilityTools.org website for more information on Ability Tools December 2017 Southern California In-Person Meeting…
Winter 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting Logo of Winter 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting

Date: February 12th to February 13th, 2018 (PST)

Located at the Red Lion Inn in Anaheim and is produced by and for CFILC members only.

Visit the CFILC.org website for more information on Winter 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting…
2018 Independent Living Conference Logo of 2018 Independent Living Conference

Date: June 6th, 2018 (PST)

Join us at the Sacramento Convention Center on June 6, 2018. This gathering is intended to bring together Independent Living Center staff, boards and volunteers from across California and the western region to learn and share best practices related to Independent Living Center core services, innovations and partnerships.

Visit the CFILC.org website for more information on 2018 Independent Living Conference…
Fall 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting Logo of Fall 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting

Date: October 29th to October 30th, 2018 (PST)

Located at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Francisco Airport in San Francisco and is produced by and for CFILC members only.

Visit the CFILC.org website for more information on Fall 2018 CFILC Statewide Meeting…