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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.
Mobile Devices & Inclusive Classrooms: Using the Right Tool for Learning - MORE Apps, software and the cloud! - Webinar
Webinar - 05/21/15
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Event Summary: In this session, Mike Marotta AT Consultant, dives into the world of available apps, software and websites we can utilize to provide learning opportunities to ALL our learners. Again, the UDL principles will provide a roadmap for exploration. There is a virtual “App Smackdown” during the session so come prepared to share a tool and how you use it.
Flipping the Classroom to Meet the Needs of Students with Disabilities
Webinar - 05/20/15
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Event Summary: This webinar, featuring Kathleen Fulton, illustrates the potential benefits of flipped classrooms for students with disabilities. Dr. Fulton discusses the use of classroom time and technology to “flip” the teaching and learning process.