RESNA Catalyst Project Document Search
Establishing an Assistive Technology Awareness Week/Month (2007) -- Available formats:
This guide provides information about planning and implementing AT awareness events. It includes steps to take, suggested timeline and examples from two statewide AT programs.
Media Plan (2007) -- Available formats:
This is an example of a media plan. It was developed by the Utah PAAT for advocacy activities.
Project START - Success Through Assistive Rehabilitative Technology (2009) -- Available formats:
Mississippi markets to rural and underserved populations through radio, TV, AT Awareness week, and mini-conferences. This presentation shows some examples of the marketing pieces developed.
Authorization to Release Public Relations & Training Materials (2007) -- Available formats:
This is a sample release form that can be a model.
Disability Law Center Helps Child Gain Independence -Press Release (2007) -- Available formats:
This is a sample press release that can be a model for using the media to tell the advocacy story
Disability Law Center Helps Teen Speak Up - Press Release (2007) -- Available formats:
This is an example of a press release that can support media activities for advocacy.
Finding a Voice (2007) -- Available formats:
This is a sample story that can be used to support advocacy via the media.
New Hampshire Governors Proclamation - AT Week (2007) -- Available formats:
Sample of proclamation of AT Week.
New Hampshire Postcard for AT Awareness Week (2007) -- Available formats:
Sample postcard to advertise AT Awareness
New Hampsire Poster for AT Week (2007) -- Available formats:
Sample poster advertising AT Week
Pennsylvania AT Awareness Month Proclamation (2007) -- Available formats:
This is an exanple of a proclamation signed by the governor
Pennsylvania Sample Planning Calendar for AT Awareness Month (2007) -- Available formats:
Sample document for planning an AT awareness month
Philadelphia Letter to Lending Library Branches to Participate in AT Awareness Month (2007) -- Available formats:
Sample invitation to regional centers to host events to coincide with statewide AT awareness month activities.
Philadelphia Mayor's AT Awareness Month Proclamation (2007) -- Available formats:
Proclamation from City mayor
Sample Letter to the Editor (2007) -- Available formats:
This is a sample of a letter to the editor that could be used for media activity related to advocacy activities.
Wheelchair Gives Kid, Family New Freedom, (2007) -- Available formats:
This is a sample advocacy story that can be used as a model for advocacy via the media.
Providing Services to Veterans and Wounded Service Members - Q&A; from April 2010 AT Act Annual Conference (2010) -- Available formats:
This provides information on service related disabilities, centralized systems to reach veterans, and some lessons learned that programs have identified
Providing Services to Veterans and Wounded Service Members - Summary of Workgroup Successes (2010) -- Available formats:
This is a summary of the discussion that the Veterans Outreach work group had at the April 2010 meeting on strategies that have worked outreaching to veteran populations.
Social Networking Basics - Powerpoint (2010) -- Available formats:
This presentation looks at four types of social meida - facebook, twitter, YouTube, and blogs. It gives examples of each and shows how each can be used.
Social Networking Basics – September 21, 2010 (2010) -- Available formats:
Wade Wingler and Sara Croft from the Indiana Assistive Technology Act Project (INDATA) provide an overview of key social networking tools (Facebook, twitter, YouTube, Blogs) and how they use them to market their statewide AT program activities and services. The presentation looks at why these tools are important and what outcomes have resulted from using these tools. It will also look at each of these tools and describe the audiences and activities for which each of these tools is best suited.
Establishing an AT Awareness Program (2007) -- Available formats:
During this session statewide programs discussed strategies that they have used to promote awareness of AT through events, such as awareness weeks and months.
Using 211 Systems for AT-Related Information and Referral (2007) -- Available formats:
This session describe how community information and referral systems can increase the awareness of the services AT Act programs provide.
Training, Technical Assistance, Public Awareness (2006) -- Available formats:
This presentation describes the data that will be collected on state leadership activities in the new data collection system.