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One Lesson - All Learners, Differentiating with Technology

April 25th, 2013
1pm Pacific, 4 pm Eastern

How can technology be used to meet the varying needs of all learners? As a preview of their Leveraging Technology to Differentiate Instruction: Creating Rich Curricula for ALL Students summer workshop, EdTechTeacher's Beth Holland and guest instructor, Tracy Sockalosky, will present example lessons that demonstrate how technology can be used to simultaneously remediate, differentiate, and enrich to meet students' learning needs.

How can technology be used to meet the varying needs of all learners?

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Healthy Computing: AT for Taking Breaks

Healthy computing may depend upon taking regular breaks. This article looks at the impact of computing on the body, tools for taking breaks, and what to do when you take a break.

It could be that the computer is addictive or our jobs require us to spend hours, which are made longer if we keep up on the hottest YouTube videos or check Facebook postings. But hours in front of the screen can have an impact.

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Healthy Computing

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
9:00 AM Pacific, 12:00 PM Eastern

We will explore the reasons and tools for taking regular breaks from the computer. This webinar is for people who work extensively on computers, or who work with clients/students who do. (Windows & Mac.) 

Computers have evolved from from the salvation for people with disabilities to the cause of many disabling conditions. Our current computer-laden work and school environments have the potential to significantly damage our bodies.

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Student & Faculty Success in Online Education

Thursday, March 14th, 2013
9 AM Pacific, Noon Eastern

The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013 investigates access to online education from various perspectives.

The Sloan-C Accessibility Webinar Series 2013 has already posted sessions on the administrator and student perspective.

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A Focus on Consideration of Assistive Technology in K-12

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12:30 PM Pacific, 3:30 Eastern

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education presents this overview of how IEP teams can consider the need for Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services before developing an IEP. 

The Pennsylvania Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education presents this overview of how IEP teams can consider the need for Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services before developing an IEP.

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ADA Network presents AT and the Interactive Process

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

For employers: How Assistive Technology (AT) demonstrations, equipment loans, and ADA support and technical assistance from the ADA Network may enhance the interactive accommodation process.

It is important that employers understand new technologies, accommodation strategies and best practices to assist and support employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Technology Act States and ADA Regional Centers have valuable free services to assist employers and employees with job accommodations. Each individual employee accommodation solution requires research and time.

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Archived Webinar: Overview of the Accessibility Features of Office 2013

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
11 AM Pacific, 2 PM Eastern

EASI hosts Karen McCall who will talk about changes and accessiblity in the new version of MS Office, 

Karen McCall, M.Ed., and Microsoft MVP 2010 for Word is the presenter. Karen is the Canadian delegate to the ISO/TC 171 committee, and a member of PDF/UA Universal Access working group. Microsoft Office 2013 has just been released and Karen already has a book going into detail on all of its programs and features.

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Online Circles of Practice and AT Discussion

Where can one find a community of people who share our particular interests in accessible and assistive technology?  There are many places to ask questions, share answers and news, and keep up with trends.

Quality Indicators in Assistive Technology

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Pinterest Collections: Aug Com Apps & More

Pinterest is a way of collecting images and links on any topic. A number of folks, including Speech and Language Pathologists, are using it to highlight their favorite products and strategies. 

To get an idea of what's available, try one of these:

Lauren S. Enders, MA, CCC-SLP: Ms. Enders has a collection of boards with cases, speakers, stylii, mounting systems,  free apps, apps by category, etc. She has over 12,900 pins.

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Built in Assistive Technology of Mac OS X and iOS

January 2012
10:00 am Pacific Time

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