K-12

Top 5 iPad apps for Struggling Readers and Writers

December 16, 2014
2 PM Pacific, 5 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents the top 5 apps that provide access to textbooks, research, and learning materials, as well as support for reading, writing, and completing homework.

There are many apps available to support struggling learners in the classroom. This webinar will present the top 5 apps to get you started, to help support your struggling student immediately. These apps support access to textbooks, research, and learning materials, as well as support for reading, writing, and completing homework.

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ECT (Environmental Communication Teaching) Strategies for Implementation

December 10, 2014
9 AM Pacific, 12 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents a two part series on a researched-based classroom intervention strategy for teams who serve students who struggle with expressive communication.

Description: ECT is a researched-based classroom intervention strategy for teams who serve students who struggle with expressive communication. It is appropriate for special and regular education settings as well as in preschool settings. It is appropriate for identified students who have high-tech and low-tech communication systems but who have not begun to implement them in school settings.

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Teaching a Classroom of Students with Autism

December 3, 2014
2:30 PM Pacific, 5:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents ome specific strategies and resources to use to manage behaviors, increase social skills, and modify instruction.

Teaching children with autism require specialized instruction from the way the room is set up, to how you communicate, to how you manage behaviors, to modifying curriculum to name a few. In this session you will learn some specific strategies and resources to use to manage behaviors, increase social skills, and modify instruction so that you can get the most out of your school day.

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Accessibility Options for High Stakes Testing

December 3, 2014
11AM Pacific, 2PM Eastern

AbleNet presents AT options for computer-based platforms, such as Pearson's TestNav.

School districts across the country use a computer-based platform, such as Pearson's TestNav, to deliver high stakes tests to its students, including those with disabilities. Find out which technologies (keyboards, mice, switch interface devices, etc.) have been tested and found to be compatible with the latest version of this test.

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Unlocking Communication in the Severely Impaired Child

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Georgia Tools for Life presents strategies and tips to teacher's, therapists, and parents.

This webinar will focus on providing strategies and tips to teacher's, therapists, and parents for helping more involved children learn to communicate. Strategies for working with children who have multiple sensory impairments, who are have low cognition, or present unique physical limitations will be provided. This webinar is intended to help these children get started with communication.

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Apps to Support a Successful Transition

Wednesday Nov. 5th, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

MATN presents this third in a series.

The purpose of this three session webinar series is to show how mobile devices and more specifically the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch can be used to support older students and young adults. Mobile technologies are impacting education and special education in a very significant way. They can also be used as a valuable tool for fostering independence among our older students and young adults.

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Sorting through AAC Options (Apps / Devices): Making Educated Choices

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
1 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Debby McBride.

After you evaluate an individual who would benefit from AAC options, how do you decide which AAC solution best meets the individual’s functional communication needs? This webinar provides resources to help you decide what the optimum solution is, whether it is an AAC App or an AAC device.

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Balabolka the flexible E-reader

Thursday, November 6th, 2014
11AM Pacific, 2PM Eastern

EASI presents an intro. to an accessible, free e-reader.

Balbabolka is both a e-reader as well as a tool to convert text to audio formats using a TTS voice. This accessible, free e-reader can read many file types including:
txt, doc, docs, PDF and OpenOffice documents. It interfaces with screen reader and screen
magnification applications. It permits copying and pasting. It permits interactive editing of any

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How Visual Learning Software Can Create Personalized Learning Environments

Thursday October 9 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology presents VizZle Visual Learning software for K-12 students.

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Exploring Transition Service Plan Technology Supports

Thursday, October 23, 2014
12 PM Pacific, 3 PM Eastern

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology presents both how to write Transition Service Plans and conversations with people with disabilities who have already or are about to transition to post-secondary life.

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