Missouri is becoming a 'Technology First State' for individuals with disabilities

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Today, the Department of Mental Health (DMH), Division of Developmental Disabilities is hosting a “Tech Fest” to showcase the announcement of Missouri becoming a Technology First state.  The event is at the Special School District of St. Louis County, Central Office Rooms 60-61, 12110 Clayton Road, Town & Country. This initiative encourages the understanding and use of technology in lieu of direct support staffing, which improves the quality of life for some individuals needing services.  It also increases an individual’s safety and health and promotes independence.