CIDI is the one organization
integrating a full range of
technology and services into
easy, timely, cost-effective
accessibility solutions that
really work.

Tessa Greenleaf
Martha Rust displaying assistive technology keyboard
Guy Toles displaying braille
Making tactile graphic
Dawn Evans
Captioning student in front of school

Meet the CIDI Team

Ben Satterfield

Ben Satterfield

Research Associate

Ben was President/CEO of Dunamis, Inc. from 1984 to 2010, where his company was a local dealer for a great many companies across the AT industry. Dunamis was an active reseller of AAC devices throughout the Southeastern US, but focused primarily upon Georgia. Ben took a leading role in representing these products at trade shows and conferences, and by making presentations and demonstrations for local school districts. Ben taught 11th Grade US History for 7 years at Lee Davis High School in Mechanicsville, VA. He served 5 years as Head Soccer Coach and Sports Promotions Director at Virginia Commonwealth Universty in Richmond, VA. He worked for 2 years as a software designer at ChalkBoard, Inc. where he designed - and was project manager on the development of - several children's educational software programs, before the founding of Dunamis and the Dunamis Education Foundation. Ben holds a BA in History from William & Mary, and a M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Virginia. Ben completed work in 2007 on his doctoral program in Instructional Technology and Distance Education at NOVA Southeastern University.