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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EST
Presenters: Margo Vreeburg Izzo, PhD, Program Director of the Transitions Services Department at The Ohio State University (OSU) Nisonger Center, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and Co-presenters TBD
EnvisionIT graphicAccording to the Ohio and National Longitudinal Studies, 70% of high school seniors with disabilities say they want to go to college. Yet, a year later, only 30% of these students had taken college classes and only 20% were still enrolled in college. Why is this so? According to Dr. Izzo, these students were not prepared for their transition to college and/or careers. In this webinar Dr. Izzo will present EnvisionIT: Enhancing Transition Through Technology, a 21st century online curriculum aligned with standards and designed for grades 8-12. The curriculum teaches English and language arts, information technology literacy, college & career readiness, and financial literacy. EnvisionIT was designed with accessibility and universal design for learning in mind and is highly customized to meet the needs of students, teachers, and other stakeholders.
Thursday, February 16th, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EST
Chris BugajPresenter: Chris Bugaj, Assistive Technology Trainer at Loudon County Public Schools, Virginia; host, writer and producer of A.T.TIPSCAST and author of ATEval2Go
How do educators work to determine which tools and strategies a student might require in order to ensure a free appropriate public education (FAPE)? When it comes to the selection of technology, there are often numerous options that might be put into place. Educators at the secondary level can use a familiar framework to help analyze the situation and suggest what to implement from a least to most restrictive point of view. In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to discuss and practice a method of assessing student needs that incorporates tools and strategies that take the least restrictive approach.


Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

Presenter: Chris Bugaj

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm EDT

Presenters: Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll

Presentation will include executive function (schedule/ routine/organization), social/ emotional skills, relationships and behavior regulation.