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Recorded Webinars

Video Café Q&A: Dana Nieder on Getting Started with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).
Webinar - 11/13/15
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Event Summary: In this Video Chat, Dana Nieder provides practical answers and advice to help parents and care givers start using AAC technology with young children and student. Topics during this discussion include: Skills needed to locate the right AAC technology for their child; How to look for the best AAC system; Tips for advocating for AAC; Selecting vocabulary; Learning to use an AAC device • How to interact with a child using AAC
Getting Started with Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) for Your Child
Webinar - 11/11/15
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Event Summary: Presenter Dana Nieder, author of the award winning special needs blog Uncommon Sense, shares skills needed to locate the right AAC technology, including how to look for the best system, advocate for AAC, select vocabulary, learn to use an AAC device, and learn how to interact with a child using AAC.
Beth Poss: Supporting Play and Problem Solving in Young Children in the Context of a UDL Early Learning Environment (Wk 3)
Webinar - 11/02/15
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Event Summary: This webinar explores developmentally appropriate apps and other media resources that support play and problem solving in young children in alignment with best practices in media use of young children.
Beth Poss: Exploration of Apps and Other Resources for Supporting Language and Literacy in Young Children (Wk 2)
Webinar - 10/27/15
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Event Summary: Led by Beth Poss, Coordinator at Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (MCITP), Montgomery County Public Schools, MD, this webinar explored developmentally appropriate apps and other media resources that support the development of language and literacy in young children in alignment with best practices in media use of young children.
Beth Poss: Recommendations for Use of Mobile Apps for Children Birth-8 (Kick-Off Webinar)
Webinar - 10/20/15
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Event Summary: Led by Beth Poss, Coordinator at Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program (MCITP), Montgomery County Public Schools, MD, this webinar kicks off the 3 weeks course "The Swipe Generation: Best Practices with Mobile Technology for Young Children". The course is designed to give early childhood educators and parents a broad view of current research on the use of technology for children ages 0-8. In this webinar Beth Poss discusses the implications of using mobile applications as an early learning tool for young children with disabilities.
Creating Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) with iBooks Author and Book Creator
Webinar - 10/12/15
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Event Summary: Presenter: Luis Perez, Ph.D., Apple Distinguished Educator and Accessibility Expert Participants learned to use Book Creator and iBooks Author to create and publish ebook accessible to all learners. These ebooks can include embedded content (videos, slideshows, etc.) to promote student engagement and target diverse learning styles. Participants also learned to describe images and make them accessible with screen reader, use closed captioned videos to make content accessible to students with hearing loss, and use dictation to facilitate the writing process for students with motor challenges.
Power Up Your Students’ Research Projects! Using Technology to Help Students Conduct, Write and Share Research Projects (Kick-Off Webinar)
Webinar - 09/17/15
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Event Summary: Led by Judith Zorfass, this webinar introduces participants to the 4-weeks course. Highlights include exploration of resources used in the research process and how these materials support evidence-based teaching practices. Topics include building background knowledge, taking notes and integrating information, writing, editing, and presenting. Participants will also learn digital storytelling and how to provide additional support to struggling students.

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