Examples of Larger Workshops and PD (Professional Development) Trainings:

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)-Access, Engagement and Inclusion  for All learners using Assistive Technology. (AT Makes UDL Possible!)
  • Personalize Learning with AT, Build the Learner Profile, Skills & Technologies for diverse learners!
  • Website Accessibility Testing, Audit, report, Repair, Maintenance. Ensure 508 Compliance! Ensure ALL Learners can access your school & educational websites!
  • Intro to Assistive Technology (AT 101), from low tech to high tech, what’s available for students of various abilities &  disabilities to support access to curriculum & instruction.
  • Google Chrome as AT to Support UDL, Google apps and extensions to support diverse learners! Going Google!
  • Apps & AT (Assistive Technology) to support students with Dyslexia.
  • Combining Strategic multi-sensory literacy instruction with AT to support students with learning disabilities.
  • AAC and Early Literacy & Language Development
  • iPad Apps for Diverse Learners, Support for Literacy, Executive Function, Sensory (Blind, Low Vision, Deaf or Hard of Hearing) & Math- Free, low cost and paid options, including Built-In accessibility features.
  • AEM- Access to Curriculum, textbooks and educational materials using AT. (Accessible formats of all learning materials, including handouts and textbooks).
  • Google Chrome Apps & Extensions for Education And Special Education-Support for All Students, Going Google! (Accessibility, Literacy, Exec Function, Math, All subjects).
  • Apps and AT to support Executive function, productivity, time management and organization. Including Smart Watches! Wearable technology!
  • Voice Recognition (Speech to Text)-Free & Paid Options, all platforms & devices.
  • AAC 101, research, choosing& exploring apps & dedicated devices, process, acquisition, funding, implementation & training.
  • Literacy & Language support for AAC users & those with complex communication needs.
  • Switch Access on the iPad, options, settings, switches, access.
  • Fostering Literacy & Language for AAC users, AT & AAC options.
  • Screen Reader Training (JAWS, Window Eyes, NVDA, VoiceOver).
  • Magnification Options for Low Vision (hardware, software, apps, devices.)
  • LiveScribe Audio Recording Note-Taking Pens
  • Note taking Apps for iPads and Smart Phones, Note taking support on all devices. (laptops, Chromebooks, tablets-audio recording, handwriting conversion to text, support for slow processing & independent note taking).
  • Read & Write Literacy Software and Read and Write for Google training.
  • Clicker Software and apps, Write Online software
  • Kurzweil, Firefly
  • Co-Writer, Snap & Read
  • Dragon
  • Successful Transition to College, AT, Advocacy and Accommodations. Where to start, Who to contact, What’s available, and How to Access AT & Accommodations in Post-Secondary as well as the workplace. Laws & Differences between K-12 explained.
  • Refreshable Braille Display Training (use with the iPad, apps & Voiceover, or use with a laptop and screen reader).
  • Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology Tools and Resources.
  • How to Use Bookshare-Computer, Laptop, Chromebook, iPad, & Android.
  • Access to Learning Ally, all devices.
  • Access to AEM (Accessible Educational Materials), accessible textbooks and documents, all devices, platforms and formats (audio, digital, braille and large font).
  • iPad apps for Foundational Literacy & Language, Pre-K and Kindergarten through 2nd grade.
  • Apps & AT for related therapists, SLP & OT support.
  • iPad Apps for Blind and Low Vision Users (Magnification, OCR, CCTV, text to speech, money & object identification, Navigation & More).
  • Training for general use of the iPad or iPhone and the Accessibility features (iPad/ iPhone accessibility 101).
  • 503, 504, and 508 Compliance; Website and Documentation Accessibility; Website Accessibility Testing & Consultation, How to make your classrooms, curriculum, websites and campus accessible.
  • Smart Home Technology & Voice Control

Live Hands-On Training/ Professional Development  workshops (Half-day, Full-Day, after school, or multi-day camps) and live interactive webinars or online courses are provided nationally and internationally, and can be customized to the specific needs of a school, business or organization. Hands-On individual training can also be provided on site or via distance learning/ meeting online. See our AT evaluation page for students or adults in need of individual AT evaluations and recommendations/ reports.

AT for Education also provides Support and Training for Transition to Post-Secondary Education as well as Employment and use of Assistive Technology in the workplace, community, or home. We provide AT evaluations and work with vocational rehabilitation offices and counselors and well as disability support personnel, advisory staff, school counselors, etc.

Consultation and training are  provided to businesses to make the workplace accessible and meet 503 compliance, as well as 504 and 508 compliance. See Access4Employment.com

Services for Individuals, families, parents, and  children include Assistive Technology Consultation, Assessments, Recommendations, and Training, including access to Education, Transition to Post-secondary options, Employment, the Community and ADL’s (Activities of Daily Living), and Smart Home technology. Hands-on training or Live webinars and distance training is available.

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General Questions and Discussions via phone or email are provided at no charge. For specific service quotes, contracts and proposals contact us at dp.ATspecialist@gmail.com or call +1-603-998-4980. An alternative email is diana@atfored.com

You can also use our Contact Form on our Contact Page.

To learn more about why having an AT Assessment is Important, visit the AT Assessments page.