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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Accessibility in Higher Education
Webinar - 12/06/17
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Event Summary: Watch this webinar with Kirk Behnke to explore ideas and strategies on how accessibility can be promoted through the framework of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Learner variability and cognitive neuroscience, the cornerstones of UDL, also support accessible education and a framework for how faculty and staff can incorporate accessible designs into their curriculum and learning environments.
AAC Implementation Plans: Preparing for Successful Communication
Webinar - 12/05/17
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Event Summary: Learn from Laura Kessel, a speech-language pathologist and AAC specialist, how to develop and utilize an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Implementation Plan to support communication across activities or settings. Components of this plan include descriptions of tools and strategies, each team members' responsibilities, and detailed communicative expectations for specific activities. These plans can be used as a framework for team discussion, training, and a launching point for data collection.
Call to Action: Addressing Digital Accessibility
Webinar - 11/28/17
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Event Summary: As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, it is critical that digital content and websites are accessible to all students, families, and community members. In this webinar, Rebecca Peterson, Alise Crossland, and Kristin Ruedel discussed what digital accessibility means for you as a state education leader, accessibility policies and guidelines, and how you can build a team to be proactive about addressing accessibility issues.
Transition Tech Tools to Empower Your Student
Webinar - 11/16/17
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Event Summary: With the explosion of apps, devices, web-based technologies, and similar innovations, individuals, their families, and their network of caregivers have a variety of options to consider and thus, employ. This session with Prof. Sean Smith from the University of Kansas focused on exploring solutions through various demands that the home, workplace, post-secondary educational environment, and the community places on individuals with disabilities.
Making it Happen: Addressing Digital Accessibility
Webinar - 11/14/17
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Event Summary: Given that the law requires districts to provide accessible materials, including curricular content and websites to students and the community, it is essential for educators and district leaders to learn about resources, tips, and other information to build accessibility into educational materials and services. Join experts Holly Doe, Mike Jamerson, Alise Crossland, and Tracy Gray to hear from district leaders who have made accessibility a cornerstone of learning in their school district. 
Technologies and Strategies to Help Students Start, Focus, and Finish Strong
Webinar - 11/08/17
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Event Summary: Teachers expect students to have sufficient executive functioning skills, yet, they are rarely taught in the classroom. Using Dr. Thomas Brown's model of executive function, Todd Hanson from the Groves Academy explored the processes and tools available to help in the areas of activation, focus, effort, emotion, memory and action.
Feature Matching of Apps for Students with Disabilities
Webinar - 10/25/17
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Event Summary: In this webinar, Dr. Therese Willkomm demonstrated various tools, resources, and strategies to select the most appropriate apps for students with disabilities based upon their desired outcomes, environments, and abilities. Participants learned how to perform an app analysis based on measurable student goals and the various capabilities required to effectively use apps for their intended goal.

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