Date: November 9, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone
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 …more.
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
Date: November 2, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
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 …more.
Judith Schoonover, Loudoun County Public Schools
Deborah Schwind, Loudoun County Public Schools
Date: October 27, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone
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 …more.
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
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 …more.
Stephanie Ekis, Manager, Training and Implementation, Tobii Dynavox
Date: October 12, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone
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 …more.
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
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 …more.
Betsy Walker, AT and AAC Account Manager, TobiiDynavox
Date: October 5, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone
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 …more.
Lynda Hartman, Educator/Consultant on the Integrated Technology Support Team, Northern Suburban Special Education District
Date: August 4, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Chromebooks have become a viable tool in providing curriculum access and facilitating academic achievement for students with learning differences. It is well known that one size does not fit all and we each have our unique way of learning. Accessibility options through Chrome apps and extensions can provide solutions for student success in the classroom …more.
Carol Page, Program Manager, SC Assistive Technology Program
Madalina Tudora, Assistive Technology Specialist, SC Department of Education
Date: June 1, 2016 Time: 3:30-5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
Explore 30 assistive technology solutions that can be created in minutes to support individuals who experience vision loss. Learn every day tools and materials for creating portable scan and read stations; tactile overlays; light boxes; hands free magnification solutions and more.more.
Therese Wilkomm, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of ATinNH, University of New Hampshire
Note-taking solution for disability services: Learn how a top university created independence and improved student GPA with Sonocent software
Date: March 30, 2016 Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM
This webinar will teach you how Sonocent software creates independence for students with disabilities, by making it possible for them to take comprehensive notes independently. The webinar is ideal for disability support professionals working for colleges, who want to digitise their note-taking accommodations and raise academic outcomes. Co-presenting will be Darrin McCarthy, Lead Student Assistive …more.
Dave Tucker, Director, Sonocent LLC
Darrin McCarthy, Lead Student Assistive Technology Specialist, University of Nevada, Reno