Section 1: Project SOARR Overview

Learn to simplify any device by making a few easy changes. 

Section Contents

Learning ExperienceLength
Live Webinar30 minutes
Printable Handout for Webinar 1 (In Development) 2 pages
Tutorial Videos for Android and iOS5 - 10 minutes


Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this section, participants will be able to:

  • Decide when to implement device accessibility adaptations
  • Test common helpful device settings with a mentee
  • Refer mentee to AT specialist if necessary


Title: Set up a Device That's Easy to Understand

Date: October 6, 2022 at 9 AM (Mountain Standard Time)

Presenter: Jim Sandstrum

Insights from Tech Mentors

"Consider setting apps to not update automatically. The UI can change significantly when an app updates, best to explore the update during training sessions."
- Connie Pierson

"In nursing we use a strategy called 'teach-back' to have the student explain the concept in their own words."
- Jonathan Carper

Supporting Materials

Download Handouts:

This content is in development

Watch Tutorials - Android

Watch Tutorials - iOS

You have completed Section 3 of the Project SOARR Tech Mentor Training.

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CIDE's "Supporting Older Adults through Relationships and Resources (SOARR) with Technology" project is made possible by the support of the Daniels Fund

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Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE)

CU Denver

The Hub, Bioengineering

1224 5th Street

Suite 130

Denver, CO 80204


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