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Technology to Accommodate Information Processing Impairments

Program ID Number: CRS000502
CEU Course ID: P268.14
Webinar Length of Time: 1.5 hour

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*Note: This bio is dated to August 2014. Its contents may no longer be correct.

Edmund LoPresti, PhD
Ed is President of AT Sciences, LLC in Pittsburgh, PA. At AT Sciences, Dr. LoPresti has developed task guidance systems for people with traumatic brain injury and with intellectual disability. Dr. LoPresti is also working on tele-wellness systems for people with chronic disabilities to assist with managing daily health and medical tasks. In clinical rehabilitation engineering, Dr. LoPresti works with the University of Pittsburgh to provide services in adaptive computer access and cognitive assistive technology for clients of the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, primarily through the Hiram G. Andrews Center, a state post-secondary school for individual with disabilities. Dr. LoPresti received his Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh.

Note: Faculty for this activity have been required to disclose all relationships with any proprietary entity producing health care goods or services, with the exemption of nonprofit or government organizations and non-healthcare related companies.

* Dr. LoPresti is owner of AT Sciences, LLC, a research & development company focused on software and electronics systems for people with disabilities. Dr. LoPresti is co-owner of UbiCue, Inc, a company developing a tele-wellness system for people with chronic disabilities.


People with traumatic brain injuries and other cognitive disabilities often have difficulties with information processing due to slow processing, ease of distraction, or difficulties with maintaining or splitting attention. This can lead to difficulties with reading, writing, or verbal comprehension. This session will present technology tools to accommodate information processing deficits, including computer software, smartphone apps, and dedicated portable devices.

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Updated | 07.22.19