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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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Alzheimers/Dementia: When You Need AT to Prevent Things Happening

Sometimes AT can help by NOT allowing something to be done, enabling a person with dementia to stay in their home longer.

Assistive technology can be used to disable, redirect, or otherwise prevent a person from doing something that may no longer be safe. Starting at $7 and with only one of them over $100, these items may be easy to install and use.

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Making Documents Accessible

Much information is available about website accessibility. However, documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF can also be inaccessible to blind users, as well as some users with cognitive and physical disabilities. This article summarizes the accessibility process for several versions of the Microsoft products, and discusses multiple ways to address PDF accessibility.

 

What is Document Accessibility?

A document is accessible if users with disabilities can read and understand all essential information that it contains, whether or not they use assistive technology. In particular:

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iPad Extras: Mounts, Switches and Other Peripherals

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
1:00 - 2:00 Pacific Standard Time

Wondering what mounts, switches, and other peripherals to get for your iPads? Jennifer was too. She'll share with you what she bought, what she didn't, what she liked, and what she's learned through this process.

Wondering what mounts, switches, and other peripherals to get for your iPads? Jennifer was too. She'll share with you what she bought, what she didn't, what she liked, and what she's learned through this process. The archived webinar is here: iPad Extras: Mounts, Switches, and other Peripherals

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Staying Safe Through Technology


A demonstration of assistive technology that can enable safe independent living for those with dementia or TBI.

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There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

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Accommodations for Executive Functioning

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

AT can help with mental processes of managing time, making plans, multi-tasking, organizing, strategizing, and paying attention to and remembering details. Webinar from JAN.

JAN (Job Accommodation Network) presents Melanie Whetzel, M.A., JAN Senior Consultant, with Linda Carter Batiste, J.D., JAN Principal Consultant  who will spend an hour taking a look at the mental processes of managing time, making plans, multi-tasking, organizing, strategizing, and paying attention to and remembering details.

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