November 6, 2024 ● 9:00am - 1:00pm CT
$75 per registrant ● 30-person capacity limit

It’s engrained into every single aspect of our entire lives, like communicating with loved ones, ordering food, watching our favorite shows, keeping our home running smoothly, getting around town, monitoring our health, or handling finances. Technology has become essential for some of our most basic day-to-day needs. Yet it’s not often being leveraged to help improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

November is Assistive Technology (AT) Awareness Month, which is the perfect time to join us for the virtual training ‘Technology Fun – How Using Gadgets Can Support Quality Outcomes.’ From low tech to high tech, simple devices to complex ones, and equipment for your home to apps that help in the community, we’ll plug you into the latest and greatest! Regardless of your comfort level with technology, your available budget, or your current use of gadgets, this training breaks down AT for all audiences.

Training Objectives

  • Explore various technologies for people receiving services
  • Identify inexpensive, readily-available, and easy-to-implement AT
  • Find out how it helps with relationships, transportation, employment, etc.
  • Learn about different AT supports available for agencies
  • Gain insight into budgeting for assistive technology

Virtual Training Guidance

This virtual training, which takes place on November 6, 2024 from 9:00am – 1:00pm CT, will use Zoom for the entire session, including the presentation, polls, activities, discussion, and more.

Registrants will receive the Zoom login link, meeting ID, and passcode directly from Zoom, one week before the training date.

  • You must have a Zoom account to participate in this training. You must also register with the email address that is associated with your Zoom account. Visit to create a free Zoom account.
  • Multiple attendees participating from the same device is not permitted.
  • Sharing your Zoom login information with another person is not permitted. Two people will not be able to participate in the virtual training at the same time, when using the same login information.
  • Our trainer will conduct the presentation with their camera on. To maximize engagement, we also ask that all attendees have their cameras on during the presentation.
  • It is essential that each participant use a device that has both a microphone and camera enabled in order to fully participate in the session.
  • CQL will be using Zoom’s built-in live transcription (closed captioning) feature during the training. If you need any additional reasonable accommodations, please let us know in the event registration form.


You can click the 'Register Now' button below to sign up for the virtual training through the event platform JotForm.



The registration fee is $75 per attendee. If you are paying via credit card, there is a 3% processing fee. You can avoid this fee if you choose to pay by check.

Registrants from organizations that are pursuing or have achieved CQL Accreditation can receive a 5% discount. To obtain the discount, please contact CQL prior to registering so we can provide a coupon code.

Next Steps

* Please review the refund/cancellation policy in the FAQ section below, prior to registering.

  • Register through JotForm
  • Submit payment through JotForm
  • Receive registration confirmation via email
  • Zoom login link, meeting ID, and passcode sent 1 week before training date

CQL Virtual Training Presenters

Laura Flynn

CQL Quality Enhancement Specialist


Laura Flynn is a Quality Enhancement Specialist for CQL. She brings over 15 years of leadership experience in the realm of human services. Her background includes a focus in program development, oversight and systems change and expertise in mental health and applied behavior analysis.


Laura Flynn

Miranda Baumann

CQL Technical Support Specialist


Miranda Baumann is the Technical Support Specialist for CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership. In this role, Miranda offers expertise and assistance during the facilitation of online activities and administrative functions, such as Virtual Personal Outcome Measures® Workshops.


Miranda Baumann

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

Attendee Substitutions

Attendees may be able to substitute their registration with another colleague from their organization, for no additional fee. If you wish to make the request, please contact CQL.

Attendee Cancellations

Any cancellation request made at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the virtual training will be granted a full refund. Cancellation requests made within two weeks of the virtual training will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis to determine refund eligibility and next steps. Please contact CQL if you need to request a cancellation/refund.

CQL Cancellations

In the event that CQL must cancel the training, we will notify attendees as soon as possible and issue full refunds within 3-5 business days of the cancellation.

Who is eligible to attend the virtual training?

Anyone who has an interest in this topic is welcome to attend. It is required that each attendee has access to their own computer – multiple attendees cannot participate in the training from the same computer.

Can I register individually?

Absolutely. This training is designed so that individuals – not necessarily working for the same organization – can attend and participate in the session. Again, attendees must register individually. Multiple attendees participating from the same device is not permitted. Sharing your Zoom login information with another person is also not permitted. Two people will not be able to participate in the virtual training at the same time, when using the same login information.

Will I be able to stay focused for so many hours on Zoom?

Definitely! We have specifically tailored our approach to this training to keep our virtual audience engaged. This is a dynamic presentation with accompanying discussion, activities, and polling. To benefit fully, please plan to use a device that has a microphone and camera enabled and turned on for the training session.