Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence

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 and promoting independence for a variety of learners. These included apps for managing time and information, staying on task, and successfully completing daily living goals.


Luis PerezLuis Pérez is a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. In his role, he promotes the creation, delivery and use of high quality accessible educational materials and technologies to support equitable learning opportunities for all students. He holds a doctorate in Special Education and a master’s degree in Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida. While at USF, he was project manager for Tech Ease for All, a collection of free assistive technology and web accessibility resources for educators from the Florida Center for Instructional Technology. He was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) in 2009, and the Inclusive Learning Network of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) named him its 2016 Outstanding Inclusive Educator.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm EST
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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.