Best practices

Extending access to e-books for public libraries: New strategies

April 30th, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

A webinar discussing recent research and data around public library e-book purchasing and exploring strategies being developed around public policy, data collection and the library’s value in the e-book supply chain.

 

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Sissy Reed talks about Augmentative Communication


SLP interviews AAC user who has a strong statement to make.

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A brief presentation on best practices when considering the use of communication apps for the iPad.  Topics include the critical role of speech therapy and the speech language therapist (SLP) with the apps, and the need for guided use of communication apps. 

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Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM): Simply Said


The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials and PACER Center are pleased to announce the release of a new video explaining Accessible Instructional Materials in easy to understand language. This fully-captioned video is designed to increase awareness of AIM.

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Web Accessibility: The Benefits for Business

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
6:30 AM Pacific, 9:30 AM Eastern

The International Labour Office and the UN Global Compact Office offer this webinar with examples from companies on how they have taken steps to assure the accessibility of their content. 

Web accessibility is a precondition for all persons with disabilities to enjoy the use of the internet. Without it, producers of websites, web browsers, content management systems, and other web software may involuntarily exclude millions of users from their potential audience.

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Archived Webinar: Higher Ed Administrator Panel on Web Access

This panel included four accessibility specialists from the National Federation of the Blind, Pennsylvania State University, California Community Colleges, and EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information). Presenters provided a self-introduction and identified critical issues that all higher education institutions should be addressing.

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Exploring Web Accessibility

Thursday, February 28, 2013
10:30 AM Pacific, 1:30 PM Eastern

Adobe and SSB BART present an interactive webinar to address government-wide accessible digital communication.

The Web Accessibility webinar is an introduction for practitioners on how to create Web sites and applications that are accessible to people with disabilities and compliant with relevant standards. The course covers basic techniques for addressing accessibility errors. Specific emphasis is provided on Adobe applications.

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Speechie's Corner | iPads and Speech Pathology | Educational Speech Pathology


Description: A speech therapist describes the successes of using an iPad in her therapy sessions with children with communication disorders. 

Length: 1:08

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Kids use iPads for speech therapy


Description:  Using the iPad during speech therapy sessions for motivation, augmentative communication, language development, and documentation. 

Length: 2:14

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AT and Transition Policy Webinar from RESNA

December 13, 2012
Noon Pacific, 3 pm Eastern

RESNA's Catalyst Project webinar is intended for state Tech Act projects who need to address Transition.

Statewide AT programs must spend 5% of its state leadership funds on transition activities. Transition activities must relate to students with disabilities transitioning under IDEA and activities related to individuals with disabilities maintaining or transitioning to community.

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