Ability Tools hosts Aug. 30 training & demo in Burlingame

Ability Tools is making a stop in Burlingame on Thurs., Aug. 30th to provide a free in-person training and demonstration of devices for those with mobility challenges as well as a presentation from Project Invent which teaches high school students to use design and technology to solve everyday challenges.


The event is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a free lunch.  Here's the schedule of the day:

10 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Welcome / Introductions
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.:  Pants Up Easy; Doug Pearson, CEO/ Inventor & Henry Ortiz Jr,
Pants Up Easy helps people re-gain independence and Freedom for active wheelers. Pants Up Easy will be providing demonstrations of their latest products that help active people with mobility issues.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. – Lunch (provided by Home Safety Services)
12:30 p.m.- 1:30 p.m.: Tour of Home Safety Services Inc. Showroom; Martin Simenc, PE/ CAPS. Home Safety Services Inc. will provide a tour of their showroom with time available for questions and a brief discussion on home solutions.
1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.- Project Invent; Connie Liu, Founder/Executive Director & Students
Project Invent is an organization that teaches high school students how to use design and technology to solve real-world problems. We pair teams of students with individuals who face unique everyday challenges and pose those as opportunities to design new technologies. Students have designed everything from fall detectors for senior citizens to smart wallets to help the blind detect bill denominations.

The event will take place at the showroom of Home Safety Services, 890 Cowan Rd., Suite G in Burlingame.  Here's where to register.