Building Better Individualized Educational Programs for Students with Complex Communication Needs (Part 2 of 3)

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT16-WEB06-AR
Webinar Fee: $49

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In Part 2 of this 3-part webinar series about students with complex communication needs, we’ll explore the Communication Supports Inventory for Children and Youth (CSI-CY)as well as the Design to Learn IEP Development guide. These tools offer a evidence-based ways to assess students’ communicaiton skills, participation in customary environments and the quality of their IEP goals.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe and use the Communication Supports Index for their students with complex communication needs.
  2. Participants will be able to use the Design to Learn IEP Development Guide to assess the quality of IEP goals developed for their students with complex communication needs.
  3. Participants will be able to list at least three common errors in the development of individualized educational program for students with complex communication needs.


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M. Gayl Bowser

Independent Consultant
Assitive Technology Collaborations
Gayl Bowser, M.S, currently works as an independent consultant and is an adjunct faculty member for the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming. Her work focuses on the creation of service systems that encourage the integration of technology into educational programs for students with disabilities. Formerly the Coordinator of the Oregon Technology Access Program (OTAP) and the State of Oregon’s Specialist in Assistive Technology, Gayl currently provides assistive technology consultation, training and technical assistance throughout the United States and internationally. Gayl has co-authored numerous publications about assistive technology services including Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology, Education Tech Points: A Framework for Assistive Technology and Assistive Technology Pointers for Parents and Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: A comprehensive guide to assistive technology services.
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