K-12

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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Chromebook, Chrome Web Store and Accessibility

October 24th, 2013
4 AM Pacific, 7 AM Eastern AND 12:30 PM Pacific/3:30 PM Eastern

Promoting Achievement through Technology and Instruction for All Students (PATINS) presents on using Chromebook with students who have disabilities.

 

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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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SoundingBoard App- Bigger and Better! from AbleNet

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
2 PM Pacific, 5 PM Eastern

This free app has gotten a makeover! SoundingBoard is a communication system that is simple to program and use. Some of the new options include better graphics, screen rotation, new lay-outs, larger message board, and much more.

AbleNet presenter Mo Buti, M.Ed, has been in the field of special education for over 22 years, working with children with severe and profound, moderate, mild and autism disabilities. She has the Director of Special Education degree and certificate from the state of Illinois and her type 75 certificate. She was a teacher, a consultant and now an administrator.

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The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled = More Access

Thursday, August 29, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI presents Jim Fructerman, founder of Benetech and Bookshare.

The Treaty for the Blind and Print Disabled has been described as the "Miracle in Marrakesh." Benetech (and Bookshare) founder Jim Fruchterman was there from the original drafting committee effort to the command celebratory performance by Stevie Wonder for the delegates.

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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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Archived Webinar on Universal Design in Your Preschool Classroom (Play and Learn)

Thursday, Aug 15, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

AbleNet presents a session on what universal design looks like in a preschool classroom, for art, movement, and other activity. 

We know that movement and engaging play is critical for the development of the young child and we will talk about a variety of fun ways to do that with ALL the children in your preschool classroom. For Back to School we will show you how to use our Box Art to create a school bus and then talk about ways of involving children of many different developmental abilities in this one activity.

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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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Keyboarding for All - A UDL Approach

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
9:30 AM until 12:30 PM, Pacific

Learn how to teach keyboarding skills as quickly and as easily as possible. This hands-on workshop will be held at the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley, CA.

Join us for this in-person, hands-on workshop and learn how to teach a language-based keyboarding curriculum with a UDL approach.

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