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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

Application Aptitude: Apps for Healthier Living – Apps to Assist with Memory Tasks

Date: October 27, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

During this session, participants will learn to use and customize apps to enhance and assist with memory tasks. App features to consider will be addressed and participants will be given practical situations where each app would be suitable. Apps that include text, audio, pictures and video will be explored and apps that provide a visual …

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  • Stacy Driscoll, Assistive Technology Professional, LifeLong Assistive Technology

FREE WEBINAR: Keys to Classroom Success Part 2: Using Snap Scene to Support Language, Communication and Literacy for Emergent Learners

Date: October 25, 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. Typical language development for young children is a result of active and repetitive interaction during meaningful and motivating experiences. However, direct intervention is often required for many individuals …

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  • Stephanie Ekis, Manager, Training and Implementation, Tobii Dynavox

Universally Designing 1:1 Technology Initiatives: Purposeful Inclusion of all Learners

Date: October 12, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

In the transformational change process required for a 1:1 technology initiative, school districts must be careful that opportunities are equally available for all students. Some interpret providing opportunity as providing different or specialized supports to what is typical in the natural environment. Universally designing a 1:1 technology initiative means designing to provide the equivalent when …

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  • Beth Goodrich, Senior Manager, Office of Special Education Services, Houston Independent School District
  • Samantha Rosenthal, Educational Technology Specialist, Houston Independent School District

FREE WEBINAR: Keys to Classroom Success Part 1: Data Collection and Performance Monitoring Using eye tracking technology

Date: October 6, 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. Data helps educators identify difficult areas for students, and pinpoint objectives needing to be taught more thoroughly or differently. Typically, data has been collected through using paper and …

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  • Betsy Walker, AT and AAC Account Manager, TobiiDynavox

May the (Google) Forms Be With You

Date: October 5, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

In this webinar, participants will learn when a Google Form may/may not be an appropriate tool to use for data collection.  We will explore the different question types to help participants determine which best match the types of data that they need in order to demonstrate progress on their students’ learning objectives/therapy goals.  We will …

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  • Lynda Hartman, Educator/Consultant on the Integrated Technology Support Team, Northern Suburban Special Education District

Productive Single-switch Scanning? You make the call!

Date: September 29, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Overview:

Discuss how single switch scanning can be leveraged to provide both independence and productivity for persons with the most severe mobility limitations. Technology configurations will be presented for single switch power wheelchair navigation, smartphone operation, and desktop computing access. Each area will focus on maximizing productivity, and will be supported by video demonstrations. Keys to …

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  • Darren Gabbert, Sr. Business Operations Associate, University of Missouri

Setting the Stage for a Proactive AT Process: Consideration and Evaluation

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

Overview:

In this webinar, we will focus on two steps in provision of Assistive Technology aligned to the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) Indicators, Consideration and Assessment. We will offer three perspectives. First, from the QIAT Leadership team, the participants will explore the foundation of best practices to support AT services. Next, we will explain …

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  • Nicole Dupre, Assistive Technology Specialist Team Lead, Houston Independent School District
  • Angela Standridge, Region 4 Education Service Center
  • Diana Carl, Special Projects Coordinator, CAST, National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials



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