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Science, Health and Technology
1:00 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Power Up conference explores technology for people with disabilities

The Power Up Expo takes place April 15-16, 2013, in Columbia, MO.
Credit Michael Losch / KBIA

New technology that can assist the disabled is rapidly developing, and a conference in Columbia this week is putting a spotlight on that technology. 

About 500 people, including educators and disability advocates are gathered at this week’s Power Up 2013 Conference and Expo to explore how technology can help in the everyday lives of the disabled.  The conference, taking place at Columbia’s Holiday Inn Executive Center, features 62 different presentations about devices to help people with a range of disabilities. 

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