Most or all disabilities

The Current State of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
4:00 PM Pacific, 7:00 PM Eastern

From ISTE: What is, and what is new in the world of Universal Design for Learning? with Jamie Basham and Jeff Diedrich

Are you interested in learning more about Universal Design for Learning?

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Browse associated categories:

Teach Keyboarding!

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

Center for Accessible Technology has been successfully teaching keyboarding to youth with learning challenges for the past 15 years. Find out what's worked for us.

The first suggested accommodation for students with dysgraphia, spelling, or composition difficulties is often word processing. Yet this requires keyboarding literacy, which many students neither have nor are taught. Schools that do "teach" this skill often do so by sitting students in front of computers with pre-programmed software.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Find it! Fund it! Technology and Gadgets to Increase Independence

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
10:00 AM Pacific, 1:00 PM Eastern

AT Network of California presents creative funding options with Rachel Anderson, Program Coordinator, CFILC; Kim Cantrell, Program Director, CFILC; Rosemarie Punzalan, Program Coordinator, CFILC

Learn how to find and pay for the technology or gadget you need to be more independent at work, at school or in your home. This training will provide an overview of organizations that may pay for devices and will dabble in creative funding options. Say good-bye to funding frustration and say hello to the AT Network of California's many funding resources.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Freedom from the Nursing Home: Funding AT

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

Funding AT for those discharged from a nursing home.

When a person has been discharged from a nursing home, it is crucial to have access to technology and other devices to support their ability to live independently in the community. It can be difficult to get the devices needed quickly from insurance providers.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Overview of Coaching Skills to Support AT Use

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet University presents Gayle Bowser in this third webinar, in a  3 part series about supporting AT in schools successfully.

AbleNet's site says: "Session three in the Big Ideas for Supporting AT Use series will focus on coaching as a strategy for providing supports to team members who are working together to integrate AT.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Matching AT Supports to Service Needs

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet University presents Gayle Bowser in this second of a series about supporting AT in schools successfully.

From the AbleNet University site: "People who provide AT supports wear many hats.  They can be direct service providers, consultants, collaborators, or coaches. The second session in the Big Ideas for Supporting AT Use  series will offer definitions and comparisons of consultation, collaboration and coaching as models for AT support.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Establishing and Maintaining Support for AT

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
9:30 AM Pacific, 12:30 PM Eastern

AbleNet presents Gayle Bowser, in this first of three sessions, designed to explore the ways that educators can offer support to others who help students use AT.

AbleNet's site says: "Are you one of the people involved in helping to maximize a student’s ability to benefit from using assistive technology (AT)?  Is it part of your role to help others integrate AT use in educational settings?

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Cloud-based Accessibility: Implications for the Workplace and Employment

Thursday, July 24th, 2013
10 am Pacific, 1 pm Eastern

This session will follow up the discussion at the December 2012 meeting on the implications of the international Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure initiative (GPII.net) for the workplace and employment.  It will begin with an overview of GPII and an update on recent developments, and continue with discussion with the participants.

No registration needed.

Login or sign up for a free membership to register for this training.

Accessibility and Social Media

Social media, including Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, have challenges in terms of accessibility. Here are three resources that can help you understand and overcome the barriers.

Improving the Accessibility of Social Media in Government is an article for those who post to social media and want to be inclusive. It was developed by the Federal Social Media Community of Practice and the DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy.

Have a question?

Ask an Expert

Better Search Engine for Apps

Quixey.com is a new search engine for apps that moniters blogs, tweets, review sites, and articles in order to find out what each app can do. You can search by type of device and free vs. paid. You can search for Chrome extensions and apps, add ons for Firefox, Safari, and IE. It will find web apps and Salesforce apps as well.

Have a question?

Ask an Expert

Syndicate content