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AAC Implementation: An Overview of Strategies and Activities

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


Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is the use of any aided and unaided means of communication for those unable to meet communicative needs solely through natural speech. We will discuss and share tried and true implementation strategies for the use of AAC in the classroom, community and home setting. Attendees will leave the training with …

  • Nerissa Hall, Speech and Language Pathologist, Assistive Technology Practitioner (ATP), Communicare, LLC

Comprehensive Automotive Mobility Solutions for Healthcare Professionals

Date: August 24, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time Zone


This course contains a range of topics pertaining to personal automotive mobility solutions. It will assist the allied health care practitioner in understanding and advocating for individuals seeking automotive vehicle modification solutions, while also teaching practitioners about the unique process involved in evaluating and purchasing appropriate automotive options.

  • Andrea Vrobel, Executive Director, The Ralph Braun Foundation

Researcher-Industry collaboration: Establishing and maintaining value-added partnerships

Date: August 23, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone


Academic researchers and industry managers can effectively collaborate to deliver evidence-based assistive technology (AT) product innovations to the marketplace. This session presents case examples of successful researcher-industry collaborations highlighting how the expertise within each sector added value to the overall innovation process. The issues considered include finding partners with required expertise, building a shared product …

  • Lori Geist, Project Director/Research Associate, Center for Literacy and Disability Studies
  • Lynn Gitlow, Ithaca College
  • James Leahy, University at Buffalo
  • David Arnott, Comforts of Home
  • Dianne Goodwin, BlueSky Designs
  • Kathleen Hanek, Sr. Product Manager, SP Ableware, a Division of SP

Panicked to Productive: Use of Handheld Technology to Manage Anxiety/Stress

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


This presentation will discuss strategies and applications with handheld technology to impact anxiety and stress management. Several case studies will be presented; consumers who experienced a reduction in anxiety that enabled them to enter or remain in the workforce will be highlighted. Apps, “tech support” for habit formation, and motivational interviewing techniques to effect behavior …

  • Carrie Clawson, Assistive Technology Specialist, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Tech-It Out: Written Expression for Diverse Learners

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


Assistive Technology promotes greater independence by enabling individuals to perform tasks that they previously struggled with or were unable to accomplish. Through a combination of lite-tech and high-tech tools, educators are able to provide students with increased access to the general education curriculum. This workshop will explore an array of lite-tech and high-tech tools that …

  • Joshua Dickson, Assistive Technology Specialist, Communicare, LLC

Ready? Set? Go…Chrome! Apps and Extensions for Learning Differences

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 …

  • Carol Page, Program Manager, SC Assistive Technology Program
  • Madalina Tudora, Assistive Technology Specialist, SC Department of Education

Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes for Blind and Low Vision

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.

  • Therese Wilkomm, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of ATinNH, University of New Hampshire

Teaching Children with Autism? Need Training and Support and Resources to Access on Your Own time?

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


Teaching children with autism can be very challenging. You spend so much of your time modifying curriculum, making visuals, and more. When is there time to actually learn more professionally? 10pm? Sounds about right! In this session I will share some great free online resources to help you improve the services you provide! From learning …

  • Mo Buti, Private Advocate and Consultant, AiepA: Advocate and Instructional Expert for People with Autism

QIAT for Leadership: Improving Your AT System

Date: April 27, 2016 Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM Eastern Time Zone


Change is constant and with change comes the need to reassess the delivery of your AT services whether your AT services are well established or developing. Changes in today’s educational environment including new technologies and new delivery systems for content, increased emphasis on education with non-disabled peers, and a focus on state standards require that …

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    Gayl Bowser, Consultant, Assistive Technology Collaborations
  • Susan McCloskey, Chairperson of the Volusia Adaptive Assistive Technology Team (VAATT), Volusia County Schools
  • Kathy Lalk, AT Specialist, St. Louis Special School District

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 …

  • Dave Tucker, Director, Sonocent LLC
  • Darrin McCarthy, Lead Student Assistive Technology Specialist, University of Nevada, Reno

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