Making the Transition from Writing to Typing: Tools for the Student
Thursday, October 18, 2018 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone
Webinar Type: Archive
Webinar Code: AT18-WEB14-AR
Webinar Fee: $39
With the advancements in mobile technology, typing is increasingly becoming a common AT solution for many students with writing difficulties. In this webinar we will discuss relevant solutions for typing in the classroom environment, including which kind of tablet or computer to use and appropriate apps and programs that are available on the market.
Using case studies, we will examine several apps in depth including keyboard apps and others that assist with filling out worksheets. We will look at relevant settings available in iOS and Windows, and we will discuss additional issues that affect typing in the classroom.
Some of the apps we will look at include IssieBoard and SnapType.
- Participants will be able to identify at least 3 apps that can be useful for students to complete academic tasks.
- Participants will learn to use at least one relevant app and how to apply it to the needs of their students.
- Participants will identify at least 3 differences between iOS and Windows platforms that affect usefulness for the student.
Speaker Non-Financial Relationship Disclosure: Yes
Education/Learning - Birth-21 includes Severe Multiple Disabilities
AT Professionals, Educators, Family Members, Individuals with Disabilities, OTs
Basic Communication Process Area