Developmental disability

Access to the Core Standards for Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Georgia's Tools for Life presents ways of adapting lessons to allow students access to the core standards.

This course will assist teachers in developing and adapting lessons to allow students access to the core standards. It will provide an overview of tools (mid/ low/high tech) which can be utilized to differentiate instruction and for students with Significant Disabilities. It will distinguish between assistive and instructional technology. (5/8/14)

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Adapting Early and Emergent Literacy Activities and Materials to Assess and Provide Intervention For Children With Complex Communication Impairments

March 18, 2014
10 AM Pacific, 1 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents a case study involving an adapted literacy assessment and systematic instruction conducted via telepractice in a young male with complex communication needs.

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HelpKidzLearn from Inclusive Technologies

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
8 AM Pacific, 11 AM Eastern

HelpKidzLearn is free/paid set of 80+ accessible learning games which cater for a wide range of users with severe and complex needs, autism, learning difficulties and special access needs. 

HelpKidzLearn is a globally successful online resource for teachers, therapists and parents, providing 80+ accessible learning games which cater for a wide range of users with severe and complex needs, autism, learning difficulties and special access needs.
 

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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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Increasing Communication Skills in Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Group Homes

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a range of no tech and low tech options, and even some high tech possibilities through Medicaid funding.

AbleNet University presents Susan Berkowitz, M.S.,C.C.C,SLP. This webinar speaks to the unique challenges of working with adolescents and adults who live in group homes for persons with developmental disabilities.  You will look at the variety of communicative functions and behaviors exhibited and the drawbacks of the structure of these settings.

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Enable & Engage with Adaptations & Supports for Children with Significant Needs

Wednesday, November 15, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents this first in a series of webinars on on Moderate to Severe Disabilities.

AbleNet University presents Padmaja Sarathy, who is a dynamic educational consultant and author. Educators and parents are always challenged as to how best to meet the significant and extensive needs of children with severe and multiple disabilities.

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Great YouTube Video Clips on AAC ( Augmentative and Alternative Communication)

Thursday, April 25th, 2013
10:00 AM Pacific, 1:00 PM Eastern

There are hundreds of YouTube clips on using the iPad and other AAC devices. We've searched to find the very best clips that you can use in your work, or to inspire your own postings.

Since YouTube is the second most used search engine on the web, we wondered if the content on Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Technology and Cognitive Support: Strategies and Tools for task completion and routines

Thursday, April 11, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

Third in a series of archived webinars from AbleNet.

This archived webinar explores the question, “How can technology support independence and participation for people with cognitive disabilities?” After Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Technology and Cognitive Support: Strategies and Tools for Organization and Planning

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Gayl Bowser in this archived webinar.

This is the second in a three-part series to explore the question, “How can technology support independence and participation for people with cognitive disabilities?” After this session you will be able to:

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