Gayl Bowser was the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) for almost 20 years. OTAP is a training and technical assistance program funded by the Oregon Department of Education. Ms. Bowser has a Master’s Degree in Special Education. She has been a teacher of a wide variety of students with disabilities, as well as an educational consultant. Ms. Bowser provides consultation, training, and technical assistance in the area of assistive technology throughout the United States and internationally. Ms. Bowser has received numerous awards for her work in the area of assistive technology including Oregon Council for Exceptional Children Teacher of the Year Award, the Service Award of the National Technology and Medial Division of the Council for Exceptional Children and the Distinguished Educator award of the MILKIN Foundation.