Calendar for Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK)

2013 Expo with vendors displaying their products

2013 Expo

 

Date Description Time and/or Place
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Saturday, September 15, 2018

ATK-KEE Medical Equipment Donation Drive

sponsored by Western AT Access Site (NWESC), Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK), Families Together, Garden City Noon Lions Club

Informational Flier available here.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Families Together Office
1518 Taylor Plaza East
Garden City, KS

Sept 17, 2018

ATK Council Meeting

10:00 – 2:00, Topeka Capitol Plaza

Topeka

Sept 21, 2018

All KUCDD Meeting

Lawrence

Sept 26, 2018

ATK Access Site Meeting

Topeka

Saturday, October 13, 2018

ATK-KEE Medical Equipment Donation Drive

sponsored by Western AT Access Site (NKESC), Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK), The Arc of Central Plains, USave DME, Families Together, Hays Noon Lions Club, Hays Welcome Center, Eagle Communications, WKACD, Downtown Hays

Informational Flier available here.

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Arc Thrift Store
600 Main
Hays, KS 67601

Call for information: Western AT Access Site, 785-673-9609

Friday, October 19, 2018

ATK-KEE Medical Equipment Donation Drive

sponsored by Southeast AT Access Site (SKIL), Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK), Garnett Senior Center, Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce, Parsons Timber Creek Meats, Parsons Orscheln Farm & Home, Erie Locker, and the Parsons Chamber of Commerce.

Food provided for this event by Maloan's Bar and Grill

Informational Flier available here.

10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Garnett Senior Citizen Center
128 West 5th Avenue
Garnett, KS

Call for information: 800-526-3648 or to arrange a pick up on day of the event, call 785-448-6996.

November 10, 2018

2018 Fall Eyecare Conference

KS TAP Resource Booth

9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
2098 Airport Rd
Wichita, KS

November 17, 2018

Hearing Loss Summit

KS TAP Resource Booth

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Johnson County Community College
Regnier Center, 12345 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Getting a Grip on Mounting, a workshop presented by Mary Kay Walch, COTA, Director of Sales and Marketing at BlueSky Designs

Abstract: Positioning and securing devices and trays for access can be a challenge for people with major and even minor mobility limitations. Mounting systems help stabilize and position devices for optimal access on wheelchairs, tables, beds and floor stands through every stage of a condition or disease over a llifetime.

Workshop Flier: Getting a Grip on Mounting available here.
Informational Flier available here.
Mounting Solutions by Mary Kay Walch available here.

Signed Certificate of Attendance and Learning Objectives will be provided.

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Workshop: 9 a.m. - 12 Noon

Location:
Marriott Kansas City Overland Park
10800 Metcalf Avenue
Overland Park, KS 66210

Registration is complimentary, however seating is limited. Register by Friday, November 9, 2018, 5 p.m.
 

December 5, 2018

ATK Council Meeting

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Emerald Ballroom IV & V
Topeka Capitol Plaza
1717 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS

December 5-6, 2018

ATK Access Site Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 5: AT Round Robin, 4:30 – 6:00

Thursday, Dec. 6: Introductions at 8 a.m.

Marriott Courtyard
2030 Riffel Drive
Salina, KS

Friday, December 21, 2018

ATK-KEE Durable Medical Equipment Donation Drive

sponsored by South Central AT Access Site, Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK), Broadway Home Medical, Southeast Kansas Independent Living Resource Center (SKIL)

Informational Flier available here.

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Broadway Home Medical
3737 West Central
Wichita, KS

Call for information: South Central ATK (316) 942-5454

February 28 & March 1, 2019

Kansas Division for Early Childhood Conference

ATK Device Loan System table

DoubleTree by Hilton Wichita Airport
Wichita, Kansas

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

ATK Council Meeting


10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Topeka, Kansas

March 6, 2019

ATK Access Site Quarterly Meeting


Wichita, Kansas

March 7, 2019

TAP AT Site & Demonstration Site training


Wichita, Kansas

June 6, 2019

ATK Council e-Meeting


10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Information About Devices

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Graphic link to Get a Refurbished deivce page