This program is designed for students with disabilities who have little to no previous exposure to computer engineering and who have an interest in basic programming and computer hardware. Activities will include:
- Basic Programming Concepts – Students will learn how to write C programs with simple loop and conditional structures.
- Rover Programming - Students will learn how to use the Ti-Nspire calculator to program simple tasks that can be executed on a Ti-Innovator Rover.
- Internet of Things (IoT) Activity – Students will interact with an IoT environment (smart lights, alarm, buttons, temperature sensor, humidity sensor, Amazon Echo Dot (Alexa) and other devices) and create a smart IoT application which will interact with the devices and generate necessary output.
- Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Soldering - Students will solder sample PCBs and then test their PCB with a power source.
Welcoming students ages 14 through 22. Must apply, In order to apply for this program, participants will need to contact their Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Counselor through Texas Workforce Solutions (TWS). If you do not have a VR Counselor please contact the nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) office near you by referring to the VRS Directory.