I Can Read That! AT Supports for Struggling Readers

In this session, participants will learn how to use the built in accessibility supports in their mobile devices to support struggling readers, a free screen reader,  as well as how to adjust settings in three library apps; Google Play Books, Kindle App, and Libby/Overdrive so that readers can confidently say, “I can read that!”

Diana Ree-Reeder is a former low incidence disabilities teacher turned assistive technology (AT) resource teacher.  She has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Assistive Technology from George Mason University as well as a Masters degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education.  Ms. Ree-Reeder has worked in Fairfax County Public Schools for her thirteen year career, with the last nine as an AT resource teacher.  She has worked with students from preschool to high school but primarily serves students in elementary schools. Ms. Ree-Reeder works with students with high and low incidence disabilities in her schools to find AT that will increase their academic achievement and enhance life skills through data driven methods.  She has presented at district, regional, and international conferences to share her knowledge with others. 

Event Date: 
Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT
Location Details/Address: 

URL: https://ctd1.adobeconnect.com/ctd

Conf. Line: 866-668-0721

Ph. Code: 789 594 8249#

Event Type: 
Cafe Event
Cafe Resources
Announcements: 
In this session, participants learn how to use the built in accessibility supports in their mobile devices to support struggling readers, a free screen reader,  as well as how to adjust settings in three library apps; Google Play Books, Kindle App, and Libby/Overdrive so that readers can confidently say, “I can read that!”