Education

Data Collection and Analysis for K-12

Thursday, December 13, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Minnesota Department of Education presents Joan Breslin Larson on QIAT & WATI resources.

 

This webinar will provide educators with strategies collecting and analyzing data. Two primary resources will be shared- the Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology, evaluation of effectiveness, and a monograph from WATI, How Do You Know It, How Do You Show It.

Date: December 13, 2013

Time: 1:00pm-2:00pm CST

Presenters: Joan Breslin Larson

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Early Childhood Indicators of Latent Print Disability

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 Eastern

PATINS presents possible signs of a reading disability in pre-school children and AT to help.

 Early Intervention for latent print disabilities has a significant impact on the academic/intellectual development of a child. If left unidentified, the child will struggle to, and in fact, may never catch up with same age/grade peers.  Assistive technology can be essential in enabling children with disabilities to participate in age appropriate activities.

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Funding of Assistive Technology for Public K-12 Settings and Charters

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

Texas AT Network presents an overview of funding resources. 

This session form Texas AT Network will focus on an overview of funding resources to support assistive technology in the public and charter school settings, along with legislation and other resources. 

 

Registration info. also at: www.texasat.net or www.esc4.net Session ID = 1009844

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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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Switch Assessment

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents assessment strategies to determine the optimal switch location and switch type to provide access.

AbleNet University presents this session with Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS. Assistive technology can be accessed directly or indirectly by switch, mouse, eyegaze or voice. This webinar will present assessment strategies to determine the optimal switch location and switch type to provide access.

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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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The Basics of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in K-12 Settings

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet University presents a session on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is concept developed from CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology) that provides a structure/framework to support various educational initiatives for ALL students, regardless of ability. 

AbleNet University presents this session with Kirk Behnke. Goals, Methods, Materials and Assessments are the cornerstones of good instruction, especially for a diverse classroom. Our classrooms are made up of students who come from a variety of ethnic backgrounds, socio-economic settings and possess a multitude of abilities.

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iPad Apps for Children with Visual Impairments: Explore, Learn and Communicate

Thursday, December 5th
1:30 PM Pacific, 4:30 Eastern

Learn from two experts about apps that work for young children who are blind or visually impaired.

Learn about iPad apps for students in early childhood such as EDA Play, Peek-a-Boo Barn, Pictello and Talkboard with additional insight on switch access and adaptations for children with visual impairments using the iPad.  

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Using eFlashcards in the Classroom  

Monday, November 18, 2013
7 AM Pacific, 10 AM Eastern

PATINS presents the basics and compare the various free online flashcard websites and apps.

Learn the basics and compare the various online flashcard websites and apps. There are many great free resources to help your students study quickly and easily.   This webinar is from PATINS. 

 
Presenter: Sandy Stabenfeldt

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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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