AT & UDL: Nuts and Bolts for Students with Dyslexia

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 3:30-4:30 PM

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB05-AR
Webinar Fee: $49

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This webinar will focus on the basics of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and how assistive technology (AT) helps teachers create inclusive classrooms that allow all of their students, including those with dyslexia, to reach academic success. The discussion will address the three principles of UDL and how assistive technology follows those principles. Next, there will be a discussion about the main categories of AT that dyslexic students can use to reach their potentials, including text-to-speech, dictation, word prediction, study skills, and graphic organizers. Finally, the webinar will turn to common myths about dyslexia and assistive technology and why AT should be viewed as a legitimate learning tool.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe the scope and appropriate use of the Communication Matrix.
  2. Participants will be able to complete a communication matrix using the online assessment tool.
  3. Participants will be able to identify reasons why and when they might use the supplemental materials available through the Communication Matrix site after completing a Matrix for an individual with complex communication needs.


Jamie Martin

AT Consultant and Trainer
Independent Consultant
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: No
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: No


Education/Learning - Birth-21 includes Severe Multiple Disabilities

Target Audience

Educators, Family Members, OTs, SPED Teachers

Experience Level


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