The MO Better Foundation, Missouri State University’s department of occupational therapy (OT) and Hold Fast Brewing have joined forces to present a “MO Better” Assistive Technology Awareness and Resource Day.
This informative and fun event will take place from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 9 at Hold Fast Brewing (located downtown at old Fire Station #1).
TechMOFest hopes to build awareness of the many resources in the Springfield area to help those living with disabilities live life “more better.”
Show your support for this heartwarming event
Celebrate, meet local healthcare representatives, vendors and organizations and learn more about advanced technology and recreational equipment in a family-friendly setting.
The event will showcase many local and regional resource providers of assistive technology, augmentative and alternative communication devices, adaptive recreational and entertainment devices, and much more. The event will also feature live music, a food truck, craft beer, raffles and lots of fun activities.
Dr. Jennifer Yates, OT assistant professor at MSU, will help lead the event. She teaches a master’s level course on assistive technology and environmental adaptations.
“We’re so excited to be part of this event and provide the opportunity for our students to feature a few projects they’re working on in my class,” Yates said.
“The MO Better Foundation is wonderful to work with and has partnered with our department on many great causes to help individuals in our local community.”