Events and News

Beach Day at the Wheel Way

The Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport on the Gulf Coast hosted its 2nd annual Beach Day at the Wheel Way in Long Beach, MS, March 7, 2020.  Mississippians with disabilities and their families had the chance to soak up the sun and sand as well as hear from motivational speakers and participate in fun activities at numerous booths.  Kristy Cook, Program Coordinator, shared information on our program, handed out applications, provided hands-on experience with different augmentative alternative communication devices such as an ACCENT 800 & IPAD w/LAMP software.  Project START connected with seve

National Assistive Technology Awareness Day

March 4, 2020 is Assistive Technology Awareness Day. What is Assistive Technology? Assistive Technology is any item, piece of equipment, or device acquired commercially, modified, or customized that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.