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Apps Across Curriculum Course Webinar 2: Chrome apps and extensions for education
Webinar - 08/24/15
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Event Summary: Week 2: Chrome apps and extensions for education This is Week 2 webinar for the course Apps Across Curriculum and Platforms to Support Struggling Learners. Diana Petschauer discusses Chrome Browser and Chrome Web Store, Access to Apps and Extensions, Searching by Features needed, and Devices/ Platforms these apps and extensions can be used for and with. She also discusses apps and extensions to support struggling learners in the classroom, with demonstrations and hands-on participation. Realistic implementation and strategies are discussed.
Communication Strategies for Adolescents as They Transition through Adulthood
Webinar - 08/19/15
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Event Summary: Led by Patricia Ourand, MS, CCC-SLP and current President of Associated Speech & Language Services, Inc., this webinar focused on the successful use of AAC devices from adolescence through adulthood and provided a person-centered approach to intervention that supports successful communication across environments and over time.
iOS Accessibility & Apps (Kick-off webinar for Apps Across the Currriculum)
Webinar - 08/17/15
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Event Summary: This is the kick-off webinar for the CTD Course Apps Across Curriculum and Platforms to Support Struggling Learners led by Diana Petschauer, AT Specialist. The module assists educators use mainstream technology as AT in education, including free and built-in accessibility, apps for iOS, and Google Chrome apps and extensions for education. Also discussed are built-in Accessibility features-iOS devices. (Screen Reader/ Voice Over, Zoom/ Magnification, Text-to-Speech, Voice Recognition, Assistive Touch, Mono Audio, Guided Access, Calendar/ Reminders, Sequencing Activities, Organization, etc).
The Swipe Generation: Best Practices with Mobile Technology for Young Children
Webinar - 07/23/15
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Event Summary: Led by Beth Poss, Educational Consultant and Special Education Administrator for Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, this webinar examined the current research on the use of technology for children birth-8 years, and the implications of using these tech tools for early learning.
Don’t Wait to Communicate: Why Your Child Needs Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
Webinar - 06/09/15
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Event Summary: Led by Dana Nieder, author of the popular special needs blog Uncommon Sense, this webinar will teach parents and professionals the importance of presuming competence in a child’s communicative abilities as well as tips for how to plan and build a rich vocabulary for a child using AAC.
Stories from the Field: Technology Implementation at the School and District Level
Webinar - 06/02/15
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Mobile Devices & the Inclusive Classroom: Putting it all together -Webinar
Webinar - 05/29/15
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Event Summary: Implementation is the most critical phase of this whole process. How do we take the hardware and app decisions from previous sessions and come up with a plan for success? In this session, Mike Marotta, assistive technology consultant, focuses on the classroom strategies we need to effectively implement to improve opportunities for learning.

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