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How Generative AI Can Benefit Developmental Services

Heads Together is an offering on REAL Xchange, where DS Service providers come together to discuss emerging practices and tackle common problems experienced across the sector. This can be accomplished through open and honest discussions, exchanging of ideas, experiences and outcomes to brainstorm solutions to these sector-wide hot topics.


Our upcoming Heads Together session, scheduled for Wednesday June 5th, 2024 at 10:00am, will highlight how Generative AI can benefit developmental services. This session will delve into the transformative potential of this technology to enhance the efficiency of supportive services. Join Julie LaSorda (Director, Marketing and Innovation, Community Living Essex County) & Aaron Watson (Information Systems Manager, Community Living Chatham-Kent), as they discuss and share effective uses of artificial intelligence, how to avoid common pitfalls, and also seek your input on how your agency is using AI.


If you attended Julie and Aaron's AI session at the 2024 OASIS Conference, this will be a great opportunity to continue the discussion. If you weren't at OASIS, we'll get you caught up! Let's come together to discuss the future of developmental services, where generative AI is not just a tool, but a game-changer in enhancing the quality and efficiency of care. Let's collaboratively devise more innovative AI uses & possibilities – with our heads together!


Interested? Not sure what to expect?

There is no obligation for participants to share information or present if they don’t wish to. If you’d like to join purely to listen in, you’re welcome to do so. We will have panelists sharing information and experiences from their agencies to get the conversation going, then we’ll open the meeting to questions, comments, additional sharing, and problem solving - together! 


Click here to register

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