Webinar Series

Featured Webinars

FAAST 101: AT to Promote Independence

FAAST 101: AT to Promote Independence

Join us on August 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) with Presenter Susan Foster, FAAST Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Center

Brief Description: Assistive Technology is all around us! On the following webinar will highlight a piece Assistive Technology you may find useful when completing various tasks at work, home or play.  These tools can assist in Reading, Writing, or Notetaking, some as low as $25.00! We are here to help!

FAAST !101 Webinar
FAAST 101: AT to Promote Independence- Meet ALEXA and Find Out How She Can Help You

Join us on September 8, 2020 at 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) with Presenter Susan Foster, FAAST Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Center.

Description: Did you know that September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month? Assistive Technology is all around us! Learn more about FAAST at the Gulf Coast Regional Demonstration Center to continue to create awareness all year for Spinal Cord Awareness Injury. The following webinar will highlight a ALEXA as Assistive Technology in the kitchen.

IEP: 101 An overview of 504 plans

IEP 101: An Overview of 504 Plans

Join us on September 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) with Presenter Joanne Pearson, on the second installment of our IEP information series.

Description: In this webinar we will talk about the general information about a 504 plan, and when it is used. Learn your rights as parents in the IEP process for your child. In this series, parents will gain strategies and tactics they can use for their child’s learning and support service needs to be met in school settings.

Archived Webinars

What is a CIL?


June 3, 2020

Executive Director, Carolyn Grawi explains what a CIL is while answering questions from the community.

If you’d like to request the shared material, please contact info@cil-drc.org.

Build a Basic Budget


June 9, 2020

Build a Basic Budget Webinar partnership with CIL and Central Credit Union of Florida, featuring Barbara MacNeil. 

If you’d like to request the shared material, please contact info@cil-drc.org. 

Emergency Disaster Preparedness

June 12, 2020

The Easy Tips for Hurricane Preparedness Webinar for all of our constituents to learn best practices to keep you and your family safe in case of a natural disaster. 

If you’d like to request the shared material, please contact info@cil-drc.org

Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Aging in Place for Seniors

June 23, 2020

Susan Foster discusses assistive technology to promote independence and aging in place for seniors! 

If you’d like to request the shared material, please contact info@cil-drc.org.

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ADA Basics


July 7, 2020

ADA Basic”  Webinar is an introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the Basics of the ADA.

Overview of the Special Education System & Parent Rights

July 21, 2020

Coming Soon

Learn your rights as parents in the IEP process for your child. In this series, parents will gain strategies and tactics they can use for their child’s learning and support service needs to be met in school settings.

Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. Overview

August 4, 2020

FTRI is a non profit organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Disabled