Families at the Forefront of Technology

A Community of Special Needs Individuals, Families & Providers Come Together to Advance & Enable Technology for Special Needs

Bionics, 3d Printing, iPad Assistive Technology, Wheelchair Technology, & More.

Keynote Amanda Boxtel

Amanda Boxtel, paralyzed over 20 years from a skiing accident, talks about her bionic exoskeleton suit with us.

A Mystery Special Guest

You Can NOT Miss

Hint: He’s REALLY into iPads! An Assistive Technology Workhorse

Live, Learn, Luxury

At a Luxurious World Class Resort

With Breakfast & Lunch Included

Direct Access to Innovators

Join Us to Contribute & Develop the Next Generation of Technology

At an Event made Affordable & Accessible for All

Thank you for attending the inaugural conference! Please look for an email from us as well as updates with photos and information for next year via social media!

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MILLION Special Needs Individuals in the United States


That Adds Up to 1 out of Every 5 Americans


Of The 56.7 MILLION Disabled Americans Are UNDER 44 Years Old


of Today's US Jobs Require a Computer. Expected to rise to 77% in this Decade.

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Getting the Right People Together to Develop & Enable Assisted Technology for Our Special Needs Loved Ones and Americans.

We want family members AND individuals with special needs to join us. Please see our tiered pricing to help you join us at the conference.


of (non-disabled) U.S. Adults Use the Internet


of Disabled Adults Use the Internet

Because Internet-enabled devices are not set up for the 20% disabled population in the U.S. Most wheelchairs can not fit under a standard computer desk. Most computers are not designed to accommodate those with physical movement barriers.

The Technology To Improve These American's Lives is HERE Today

It's Not Getting to Them. Let's Fix It.

Improve Lives Through Technology

Join an active community to bring together intelligence, ideas, finances, and inspiration.

Enable Special Needs Children

Show Families How to Use Technology for Special Needs Children.

Yes, He Can. And So Can We. Together.

Hear about a disabled paraplegic developing an exoskeleton to help her walk again. Athletes using technology to return to their sport, or start new ones. All at one conference.

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Families at the Forefront of Technology Event Details


Viceroy Hotel Snowmass (see Book Hotel section for special pricing)
130 Wood Rd
Snowmass Village, CO 81615


Saturday, October 25, 2014

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130 Wood Road, Aspen, CO 81611, USA

Stay at the Viceroy Hotel Snowmass

Offering Incredibly Discounted Room Rates for Conference Attendees

How to Book Your Room at the Viceroy Snowmass

The beautiful Viceroy Hotel in Snowmass is offering all registered event participants an exclusive, all-time low hotel price. The Viceroy Hotel Snowmass is a sponsor and our official event location. They have a selection of accessible rooms.

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Book Online Now!
Booking Link: TECH2014

Viceroy Hotel Snowmass Amenities

  • Studio, 1 Bedroom or 2 Bedroom
  • Accessible Rooms – Book Early!
  • Wireless Internet
  • Restaurant Serves Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Note to attendees: breakfast and lunch will be provided)
  • Pool & Outdoor Terrace
  • Walk to Snowmass Village

Call 877-235-7577

Book by Phone! Use group code EXTREME14.

Your Speakers

Our Inspiring, Surprising, Brilliant Speakers
Amanda Boxtel

Amanda Boxtel

She’s been on Ted Talks, CNN, NBC, and now she will be in front of you, live, speaking at the conference, walking on stage with her bionic exoskeleton.
Bill Decker

Bill Decker on 3d Printing

Bill Decker explains how 3d printing changes lives in the 3 why’s of 3d printing. Bill is also an International Business Consultant and Marketing Strategist.

Sallie & Bill Bernard

Co-founder of adventure sports camp Ascendigo (formerly Extreme Sports Camp), designer of Yellow House living community, and board president of SafeMinds, Sallie Bernard and her son Bill are pioneers for for individuals experiencing autism.

Mystery Guest... Hint: iPad Technology!

SURPRISE! You will see the surprise speaker, whose strictly enforced PR team insisted we keep his/her identity a secret. See this iPad assistive device speaker at the conference talking about assistive technology, and what’s coming…Don’t miss this!

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Full list and details of our conference speakers.
*Agenda is subject to change.

MILLION U.S. Adults Can Not Perform at Least One VITAL Independent Living Activity On Their Own

MILLION Can Not See Without Help, 2 Million of Those are Completely Blind

MILLION Need Assistance Such as a Cane, Wheelchair, or Device to Get Around

How To Reach Us

Email, Call or Ask on Facebook Event Page

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Call 720-771-6535

Call Katherine Carol, one of our event organizers.

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Thank You Sponsors!

Thank you to our generous, wonderful sponsors, without whom this important conference would not be possible!

Shining Beautiful Series
Extreme Sports Camp
Rocky Mountain Human Services
Lawton Digital
Colorado Mountain College
Alpine Bank
Viceroy Snowmass
Katie Grange
High Mark
ANB Bank
Hotel Glenwood Springs
TechAble, LLC
Arc of Colorado
Aspen Snowmass
PEO Chapter FY, Glenwood Springs
Rocky Mountain Brain Institute