AT Professionals

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Administrators have an important role in leading staff in considering, documenting, and implementing assistive technology (AT). This handout provides recommendations for administrators to guide the AT consideration process. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes...

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This PPT is part of Chris Gibbons' webinar Funding AT for K-12. Watch the recorded webinar here

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Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, and information about AT funding is often hard to find. In this important webinar, Chris Gibbons...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help you move beyond technical components of accessibility to developing a truly usable...

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This activity can be used to guide parents and professionals in a discussion about what exactly is assistive technology. Often under-documented in the context of assistive technology, visual supports, sensory supports, and behavior supports can all fall in the category of assistive technology. Whether paper systems we print and...

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For some children with disabilities, technology can give them a voice in the form of an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system and open new doors of possibility. This professional development activity can be used to guide parents and professionals in a discussion of apps and screen time for...

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Traditionally much of the language offered to young and beginning AAC communicators has been comprised of nouns and descriptive words. This professional development activity can be used to guide parents and professionals through the use of two different activity boards. One board is comprised of words commonly used on...

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Part of the University of Nebraska Technology (Tech) Education In Digital and Global Environments (EDGE), this Tech EDGE Conference 17 focuses on Innovation in Teacher Education. The Keynote speaker, Ann Feldman, an Apple Education Trainer, Instructional Technologist Specialist, addresses expectations schools currently have from Teacher Education programs.

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In this presentation, Lauren Meatty, Chief of Early Intervention at the Schwartz Center, explains how selected Apps can be used with autistic and non-verbal students to foster content engagement and promote academic/social interaction.

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What does accessibility compliance mean for you as an educational leader? How can you ensure fair and equal access for all of your students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending and braiding of funding streams and...

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