2018 Closing the Gap Conference


September 24-28, 2018, Prior Lake, MN


The Closing The Gap Conference is an annual event for anyone interested in finding practical and readily available assistive technology solutions for ALL disabilities, mild to significant, infant through adult. Closing The Gap preconference workshops (Monday and Tuesday) provide in-depth professional skills necessary to successfully implement assistive technology in the lives of persons with disabilities. The Closing The Gap Conference (Wednesday – Friday) includes one-hour and multiple-hour sessions and hands-on labs that describe and/or demonstrate successful applications of assistive technology for persons with disabilities.


Names of speakers can be found at: https://www.closingthegap.com/conference/conference-presenters/

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify assistive technology hardware/software/apps available and companies they are available from.
  2. Identify AT products that best meet the needs of their students/clients.
  3. Demonstrate and train co-workers in the use of these AT products and strategies.
  4. Explain why they have identified particular AT products for their students/clients and how the student/client will use and/or benefit from the product(s).
  5. Apply best practices for the implementation of AT.
  6. Organize a multi-disciplinary assistive technology team.


This activity is offered for up to 3.1 CEUs (31.0 hours of instruction). To register for CEUs:
  1. Download, and complete the following forms.
  2. Save the files names: 180928_CTG_Lastname_Firstname
  3. Send both files to ceus@aacinstitute.org
  4. CEU certificate will be sent after submitting the two forms

Note: If any difficulty is encountered in using this form, write to ceus@aacinstitute.org to request an alternative file format.