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Study Skills 3: Managing Focus and Attention
Webinar - 05/03/18
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Event Summary: Managing one’s focus and attention can be challenging for students of all ages, and yet often crucial for academic success. This webinar with Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter will cover strategies for boosting one’s focus. Demonstrations will include timers that support focus, apps to track smartphone use, and tools to manage online distractions.
Assistive Technology Trends
Webinar - 04/19/18
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Event Summary: Stephen Hawking said "the future is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities."  But what are those possibilities, you ask?  Well, as technology becomes more ubiquitous and readily available for everyone to purchase, Kirk Behnke explores some of the current and future general technology application trends that could be considered assistive technology.
Creative Technology for Inclusion and Engagement
Webinar - 04/12/18
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Event Summary: In this presentation, John O'Sullivan explores creative technology to help struggling learners better access the curriculum and engage in the learning process. You will learn about how to include students in art, and music with technology and engage students with various disabilities.
AT and the IEP
Webinar - 03/29/18
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Event Summary: Are you a parent or family member of a child with an IEP? Do you work with students with disabilities and their families? This family-oriented webinar with Lisa Lightner will provide valuable ideas on how to advocate for assistive technology devices and services designed to help students be successful at school.
Study Skills 2: Multi-Sensory Learning and Review
Webinar - 03/22/18
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Event Summary: This CTD event with Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter of the PACER center is the second of a 3-part series focusing on study skills. This event covers how learning can be enhanced with tools that engage us with information in a multisensory manner, a combination of 2 or more senses such as visual, auditory, vestibular (movement), or tactile (kinesthetic). The presentation will also cover resources for research, homework help, and supplementary learning through online courses. 
AT and Apps to Support Math for Diverse Learners!
Webinar - 03/14/18
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Event Summary: Let’s talk math apps and assistive technology tools to support access to math assignments for diverse learners! Diana Petschauer spoke on how math assignments can be worked on in accessible formats, using iOS apps (iPhone/ iPad) and Google Chrome Apps & Extensions (Laptops, Chromebooks, Windows), and other assistive technologies to support foundational and complex math skills, such as Algebra, Geometry, Word Problems, Fractions, Math drills, Automaticity, and more.
Study Skills 1: Research and Note-taking Skills
Webinar - 03/01/18
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Event Summary: Researching and taking notes is an important activity central to the academic lives of many teens and adults. This webinar with Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter for parents presented a discussion of the purpose of note-taking and useful strategies to employ.