Digital Literacy Supports: A UDL Perspective

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Webinar Type: Live Broadcast
Webinar Code: AT17-WEB35-LB
Webinar Fee: $49

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Overview

As a fundamental skill for all children, digital literacy and the implementation of literacy supports is of outmost importance in building competency in reading, writing, and achieving overall success both in school and beyond the classroom. Basic UDL concepts, and how they influence the way our support strategies are implemented, as well as various assistive technology resources for literacy building will be discussed. This webinar will also explore using Cast UDL Bookbuilder to create and share books for all.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to define the UDL concepts
  2. Participants will match UDL guidelines with at least one AT resource
  3. Participants will list three free or low cost assistive technology resources for literacy building

Speaker

Madalina Tudora

Assistive Technology Specialist
SC Department of Education
Madalina Tudora is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional and experienced educator, currently serving as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the SC Department of Education. She worked and studied in Europe, earning her undergraduate degree in Special Education from the University of Bucharest, Romania, and her graduate degree in Psychology from Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest.
Regular presenter at regional, national and international conferences offered through organizations like the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), SC Assistive Technology Program, SC Family Connection, South Carolina Education Association (SCEA), etc. she also supports school districts by providing guidance, resources and training for local assistive technology teams, education professionals, teachers, administrators, parents, and other stakeholders throughout the state.
Speaker Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes

Strand

Education/Learning - Birth-21 includes Severe Multiple Disabilities

Target Audience

Accessibility Professionals, AT Professionals, Educators, Family Members, Higher Ed Personnel, Individuals with Disabilities, OTs, PTs

Experience Level

Beginner

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