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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.
AT & IT: Breaking Down Silos to Create Collaboration
Webinar - 02/27/18
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Event Summary: What does it mean for instructional technology specialists and assistive technology specialists to truly collaborate with one another? This session with Mary Shannon Marcella and Rhianon Gutierrez addressed the benefits of such a partnership, and how it is beneficial for student learning and professional collaborations.
Assistive Technology (AT) Tools for Writing
Webinar - 02/20/18
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Event Summary: For some students, writing can be a very hard skill to master. This workshop with Paul Sanft and Tina Hanson of the PACER center for parents will focus on assistive technology to aid in writing for students with disabilities of all ages. Tools that will be demonstrated include Smartpens, apps, Chrome extensions, and more.
Innovative Strategies to Enhance Understanding and Comprehension with Assistive Technology
Webinar - 02/13/18
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Event Summary: Do you work with students who struggle with understanding content and reading comprehension despite remediation? No matter the underlying issues, many tools and strategies exist which bypass the challenges of in-class studying and support struggling learners. Karen Janowski hosted this fast-paced webinar to share a variety of innovative and free tools which promote understanding and independence.
Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence
Webinar - 02/07/18
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Event Summary: In this webinar with Luis Perez, learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order to help you select the device(s) that best meets your access needs while staying on budget. After an overview of the built-in accessibility features of these devices, a number of apps were introduced that can assist in improving executive functioning capabilities.
Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children “Do”
Webinar - 01/24/18
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Event Summary: Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right. Infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from The Let’s Participate Project, shared tips for customizing ordinary items and applying DIY and Maker Movement resources to design AT supports for every young child. We know that all children develop and learn by doing…Come and see how AT can help.

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