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Chat with Me: Pragmatic Skill Intervention in Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC)

Date: February 8, 2017 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

The acquisition of social skills is an important factor in the successful integration of individuals with disabilities. Social skills are critical for successful academic inclusion as well as competitive employment. In this webinar the results from a social skills intervention study will be discussed. In addition, a number of evidence-based strategies for teaching social skills …

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  • Jill Senner, Speech Language Pathologist, Technology & Language Center, Inc.
  • Matthew Baud, Speech Language Pathologist, Niles Township District for Special Education

Application Aptitude: Apps for Healthier Living – Apps to Enhance Vision, Hearing and Communication

Date: December 14, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

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During this session, participants will learn to use and customize apps to enhance vision, hearing and communication. App features to consider will be addressed and participants will be given practical situations where each app would be suitable. Apps for the visually impaired, blind, hearing impaired and deaf will be reviewed as well as apps to …

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  • Stacy Driscoll, Assistive Technology Professional, LifeLong Assistive Technology

FREE WEBINAR: How to Create Learning Independence by Adding Note-Taking Software to your Support Toolkit

Date: December 8, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

This is an ATIA Member Sponsored Webinar from Sonocent.  There is no fee to attend this webinar. Please note: CEUs are not available for this webinar. Free webinar demonstrating how disability support staff can create learning independence by piloting Sonocent note-taking software for the Spring 2017 semester. Joining us is Edward Zirkle, Educational Coordinator, University …

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  • Dave Tucker, Sonocent
  • Edward Zirkle, Educational Coordinator, University of North Florida

Conducting Wheelchair Transportation Assessments

Date: December 7, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

This course will provide training for people who conduct assessments and need to be aware of all the various transportation solutions available for wheelchair and scooter users. There are so many variables involved in making recommendations that all of those involved in the process need to be aware of how those factors relate to the …

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  • Andrea Vrobel, Executive Director, The Ralph Braun Foundation

The Impact of Emerging Technology Trends for Individuals with Disabilities

Date: December 1, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

Five years ago, the landscape of technology looked very different than it does today. Apple released the iPad taking the novel technology of touch screen computing and gesture control to new levels. Sony and Microsoft marketed their body tracking motion controllers for their gaming systems allowing users to interact with other video gamers without having …

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  • Maria Kelley, Senior AT Specialist, Washington Assistive Technology Act Program
  • Gaby de Jongh, AT Specialist, Washington Assistive Technology Act Program

FREE WEBINAR: Keys to Classroom Success Part 4: Social-Emotional Learning with The Social Express

Date: November 17, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

This is an ATIA Member Sponsored Webinar from Tobii Dynavox.  There is no fee to attend this webinar. Please note: CEUs are not available for this webinar. Social-emotional learning (SEL) involves the acquisition of skills needed to understand and manage social interactions at home, at school, and in the community. For most children, these skills …

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  • Sandy Klindworth, Training & Implementation Specialist, Tobii Dynavox

AT in Higher Education – Let’s Get Creative!

Date: November 16, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

Do you teach others about AT in higher education or as professional development? Looking for new ideas and teaching strategies to enhance learning about AT? Training the next generation of AT professionals is imperative, and creating ways to stimulate pre-professional excitement and lifelong learning about AT is critical at the undergraduate and graduate level. Topics …

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  • Ann Dolloff, Faculty, Temple University, Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Susan Santalucia, Faculty, Temple University
  • Rochelle Mendonca, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Rehabilitation Sciences, Temple University

FREE WEBINAR: Keys to Classroom Success Part 3: Enhancing Engagement in Reluctant Learners

Date: November 10, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

This is an ATIA Member Sponsored Webinar from Tobii Dynavox.  There is no fee to attend this webinar. Please note: CEUs are not available for this webinar. Have you ever wanted your students to be more engaged in instruction and in the classroom community, but weren’t sure how to do that? This session will focus …

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  • Emily Strom, Curriculum and Content Writer, Tobii Dynavox

Integrating AT for Reading and Writing Difficulties in Entry Level and Service Work Settings

Date: November 9, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

For persons with impairments that make reading and writing difficult, assistive technology can make a life-changing difference in function. New technologies are increasingly portable and sophisticated and can be used even when traditional computer systems and software are not available. Often technology that works during a clinical assessment may be impractical at the employees job …

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  • John Allen, Lead Assistive Technology Specialist, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • Patricia Burns, Assistive Technology Specialist, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

ART is For Everyone! Creating Adapted Repurposed Tool (ART) Kits

Date: November 2, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

Inclusion in art does not mean only socialization with peers, it is about active participation in the art activities that are provided for all students. Art can be considered as an individual product (outcomes not compared to others in terms of quality, but are valued for the aesthetics) and an individual process (unique path to …

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  • Judith Schoonover, Loudoun County Public Schools
  • Deborah Schwind, Loudoun County Public Schools
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