Adolescent/Transition

Advancing Communication and Choice-Making Skills Aided with Technology

Thursday, December 5th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a session on how best to meet the significant communication needs of children with severe and multiple disabilities.

 

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Current Trends in Assistive Technology for K-12 Settings

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents this update.

AbleNet University presents this session with Kirk Behnke. Explore some of the current issues and trends surrounding assistive technology devices and services for public schools and districts.

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AT Consideration for Students: Driven by Marketing or SETT?

Thursday, October 24, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

When AT is considered for students, what is driving the process? Is it the marketing messages crafted by AT producers or is it student-centered? Learn about the advantages of using the SETT Framework.

It's a fact that some fine AT products from Kurzweil, Don Johnston, AbleNet, and others may be what parents have heard of and are asking for, but if that is the starting point for discussion, the student may not receive the best AT.

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Consideration of AT Needs (K-12)

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

Kathy Lalk & Penny Reed of QIAT.org present at AbleNet University.

 

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iCATER presents Co:writer

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
1 PM Pacific, 3 pm Eastern

Half-hour overview of word prediction using Co:Writer.

The Iowa Assistive Technology Professional Development Network, through iCATER, presents a series of webinars. No registration is needed. Visit this page for links.

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AIM Center Resources: Quick Start for Families

Thursday, September 5th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

AIM (the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials) presents an overview of content & resources.

 

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Everyday Technology for Learning Differences: Use the Tools You Already Have

Thursday, September 19, 2013
3:30 PM Pacific, 6:30 PM Eastern

AT Networks presents a webinar on how everyday tech –word processors, Web browsers, consumer electronics, and more – can assist students who struggle with reading, writing, notetaking, math, organization, time management, and attention.

From computers to smartphones to e-readers, kids today are immersed in technology. This AT Network presentation will demonstrate how to take advantage of familiar technology to compensate for learning challenges, capitalize on learning strengths, and reduce time and effort spent on school work.

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Evernote and Students with Learning Difficulties

 

Evernote has some great features for all students, but especially those with learning disabilities. It gives you a lot of flexibility in how you take notes, gather research, organize information, and retrieve information, It can help generate reminders and retrieve assignments.

At the most basic level, Evernote lets you:

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AbleNet presents iPad for AAC in the Community

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet University presents Eric Sailers, an speech-language pathologist with seven years of experience who currently works with high school and transition-age students.

The iPad is a lightweight mobile device with several augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solutions. In this webinar, you will learn how the mobility of iPad can be implemented by staff for AAC in the community.

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Technology and Cognitive Support: Strategies and tools for Memory, Scheduling and Time Management

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Gayl Bowser a beginner/intermediate session.

This three-part series will explore the question, “How can technology support independence and participation for people with cognitive disabilities?” We will demonstrate examples of technology solutions that can help with task prompting, scheduling and activities of daily living.  We will explore product options such as calendars, schedulers, task assistants, transition ai

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