Home and community based services (HCBS) are gaining momentum, and as a result, several states are taking a “technology first” approach to I/DD programming. Cameron Kempson of SimplyHome, LLC will explore this new model and the role of “enabling technology” as an effective tool for empowering community independence. SimplyHome’s passion for supporting people with disabilities drives their innovative approach to creating customizable technology solutions. As a result, more people are being supported in homes they choose for themselves and living the lives they determine.
Cameron Kempson, M.Ed. is the Director of Education for SimplyHome, LLC, an enabling technology company designing systems that empower independence. Cameron has more than 25 years experience in the field of disabilities and mental health with specializations in autism, Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS), and assistive technology. She graduated summa cum laude from Furman University with a bachelor's degree in Special Education (K-12) and earned a dual master's degree in Early Childhood Inclusion and Family Development from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her professional experiences range from nonprofit management and intergenerational community development to early intervention and family education. In her seven years at SimplyHome, Cameron has developed their online learning management system as well as their education and consultation services division. As a speaker, Cameron weaves together her passion for the disabilities world and her experiences in the technology industry to empower organizations, families, and self-advocates interested in integrating tech into community supported living. Cameron is a native of Asheville, NC and enjoys spending time hiking, gardening, and traveling with her family.
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