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Successful Transition to College- AT options, awareness and advocacy!

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Successful Transition to College- AT Options, Awareness & Advocacy; FREE EVENT! Join Diana Petschauer and Fran Bevans from AT for Ed and Access4Employment for this informative presentation at the college forum in Providence RI. March 7th, 8:30 am-1:30 pm. When to start, who to contact, accommodations in college and Assistive Technology options & Demos.
Is College in Your Future? The 11th Annual College Planning
Forum
for students with disabilities, IEP & 504 plans and other challenges, their parents and school personnel.

March 7, 2015

8:30 AM to 1:30 PM Providence College
549 River Avenue

Providence, RI 02918

Ruane Hall

Schedule of Events

8:30 to 8:55 Registration

9:00 Welcome

9:15 to 10:00

The Freshman Experience
& Keynote

10:15 to 12:15
Concurrent Sessions

Navigating College

Admissions & Accommodations

Successful Transition to College

Assistive Technology Options, Awareness & Advocacy

12:30 to 1:30
College Student Panel

College students with disabilities share their experiences.

Refreshments will be served

Contact Diana Kriner at: 270-0101 ext. 129 or Jane Cotter at: jane.cotter@ebecri.org  to Register

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CSUN Presentations, San Diego, CSUN 2015!

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Going to CSUN AT Conference next week in sunny San Diego? Don’t miss the phenomenal presentations by Lyndon Dunbar & Alyssa Marinaccio from AT for Ed and Access4Employment! In addition to expert knowledge, there will be raffles at each session for iPad apps and iTunes cards! Sessions include iPad apps for Blind & Low Vision users in the Workplace; Successful Transition to College, AT Options, Awareness& Advocacy; and iPad apps for Struggling Readers & Writers, check out the infohttp://www.csun.edu/…/index.p…/public/presentations/view/144

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iPad apps to support students with Math, Pre-K- 12 | RESNA Webinar, 2/10, 5pm ET

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Let’s talk math apps! For all learners, including students who struggle and need extra support through engaging apps! iOS (iPad, iPad mini, iPhone, iPod touch) apps will be demonstrated to support foundational math skills, as well as more complex math skills such as Algebra, Geometry, Word Problems, Fractions, Math drills, automaticity, and more! Foundational math apps include counting, adding & subtraction, multiplication & division, sorting, patterns, colors, matching, telling time, following directions & counting money.

Next Session : Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

 

Register: http://www.resna.org/professional-development/webinars/ipad-apps-support-students-math-pre-k-12

 

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Looking forward to this webinar! Register here: http://www.resna.org/professional-development/webinars/ipad-apps-support-students-math-pre-k-12

 

FREE webinar tonight, 2/3/15, 7pm, Access to AEM, Who, Why, How, Accessible Educational Materials

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Diana Petschauer and Luis Perez on Access to AEM: The Who, Why and How. (Accessible Educational Materials)

What is AEM? (Formerly AIM)

Who Qualifies and Why?

Who is responsible for providing AEM? (IDEA)

How to Access AEM, Free and Low Cost Solutions and Assistive Technology demonstrations!

Register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16uJ5e2TS9qU6DuBdf1VkeiXu90Yba0UKYACGGPTSA_A/viewform?c=0&w=1

A recording will be provided.

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Diana Petschauer and Luis Perez on Access to AEM: The Who, Why and How.

(Accessible Educational Materials)

What is AEM? (Formerly AIM)

Who Qualifies and Why?

Who is responsible for providing AEM? (IDEA)

How to Access AEM, Free and Low Cost Solutions and Assistive Technology demonstrations!

Register Here: http://goo.gl/forms/4vGncWgPxs 

Presenter Information Here: Google Allo wanting to help them out as best you can be performing physical

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A recording will be provided to those who register.

AT for Ed is presenting at ATIA next week in Orlando! The largest International Conference Showcasing Excellence in AT!

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 Check out our sessions that we are presenting and co-presenting including “Chrome as AT, Chrome apps & extensions for education-Going Google!” “Successful transition to college, AT options, awareness & advocacy,” and “iPad Apps to Support Literacy & Math: Pre-K through Post-Secondary; Application & Implementation.” There will be 3 raffle giveaways at the iPad session!!! See you there! Further descriptions and presenter info here:http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm

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 Check out our sessions that we are presenting and co-presenting including “Chrome as AT, Chrome apps & extensions for education-Going Google!” “Successful transition to college, AT options, awareness & advocacy,” and “iPad Apps to Support Literacy & Math: Pre-K through Post-Secondary; Application & Implementation.” There will be 3 raffle giveaways at the iPad session!!! See you there! Further descriptions and presenter info here:http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm


Presenter and Presentation info: 

http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm


AT for Ed is presenting at ATIA next week in Orlando! The largest International Conference Showcasing Excellence in AT!

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 Check out our sessions that we are presenting and co-presenting including “Chrome as AT, Chrome apps & extensions for education-Going Google!” “Successful transition to college, AT options, awareness & advocacy,” and “iPad Apps to Support Literacy & Math: Pre-K through Post-Secondary; Application & Implementation.” There will be 3 raffle giveaways at the iPad session!!! See you there! Further descriptions and presenter info here:http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm

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 Check out our sessions that we are presenting and co-presenting including “Chrome as AT, Chrome apps & extensions for education-Going Google!” “Successful transition to college, AT options, awareness & advocacy,” and “iPad Apps to Support Literacy & Math: Pre-K through Post-Secondary; Application & Implementation.” There will be 3 raffle giveaways at the iPad session!!! See you there! Further descriptions and presenter info here:http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm


Presenter and Presentation info: 

http://s3.goeshow.com/atia/orlando/2015/session_directory.cfm


Voice Dream Writer

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Voice Dream Writer App released today! Phenomenal support from the developer of Voice Dream Reader app! Text-To-Speech Proofreading; Word Finder. 

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Voice Dream Writer helps you find the right words using phonetic search and meaning search. For example, search for “inuf” phonetically, and you will find “enough”, and search for “Fast Africa Cat” by meaning and you will find “Cheetah.” Outline. As you write, Voice Dream Writer automatically creates an outline of headings, paragraphs and sentences. Check out all of the supportive features, including incredible support for Voice Over Users! An excellent video tutorial is here: 

http://www.voicedream.com/writer/


Contact AT for Education for training: http://assistivetechnologyforeducation.com/

Voice Dream Writer

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Voice Dream Writer App released today! Phenomenal support from the developer of Voice Dream Reader app! Text-To-Speech Proofreading; Word Finder. 

Source: itunes.apple.com

Voice Dream Writer helps you find the right words using phonetic search and meaning search. For example, search for “inuf” phonetically, and you will find “enough”, and search for “Fast Africa Cat” by meaning and you will find “Cheetah.” Outline. As you write, Voice Dream Writer automatically creates an outline of headings, paragraphs and sentences. Check out all of the supportive features, including incredible support for Voice Over Users! An excellent video tutorial is here: 

http://www.voicedream.com/writer/


Contact AT for Education for training: http://assistivetechnologyforeducation.com/

Chrome Apps & Extensions to Support struggling Learners- Going Google! FREE Webinar!

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Chrome Apps & Extensions to Support strugglingLearners- Going Google! FREE Webinar!

  • Date:Wed, Jan 21, 2015
  • Time:04:00 PM CST
  • Duration:1 hour
  • Host(s): Diana Petschauer, M. Ed, ATP, CEO

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Many schools are discovering the use of the free Chrome Browser, and Free apps and extensions in the chrome browser to support education and learning. How do you support your struggling students? This webinar will present several apps and extensions to support literacy and executive function, and they are free to download right in the chrome web store. If your students are using laptops (Mac or PC), Chromebooks, or a tablet, chrome apps and extensions can support them on their device in the classroom and at home. Apps and extensions demonstrated will include text to speech, voice recognition, mind mapping, word prediction, highlighting and research tools, timers, support with reading fluency and comprehension, and more. (Note: These apps and extensions do NOT work on the iPad or iOS devices).

After the session is over, you will receive:

  • A certificate of attendance
  • A 10% discount on any AbleNet Assistive Technology products
After you register a confirmation comes up which contains the option to add webinar to your Outlook, Lotus Notes or Google Calendars. If you “add”  it automatically adjusts to your time zone. Register Here: https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/s/registrations/new?cid=whaw5n22cf61
Visit AT for Education to learn about AT training, assessment and consultation: http://assistivetechnologyforeducation.com/

Voice Dream Reader

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Voice Dream Reader App on Sale for Half Price through 1/4/14!  Phenomenal app for individuals and students with learning disabilities, low vision, or Dyslexia to access textbooks, learning materials (handouts/ worksheets), research materials, chapter books, etc. https://itunes.apple.com/…/voice-dream-reader-t…/id496177674

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Worth its weight in gold! https://itunes.apple.com/app/voice-dream-reader-text-to/id496177674

Connect to Bookshare, Google Drive, and Dropbox, as well as Evernote!  Phenomenal app for individuals and students with learning disabilities, low vision, or Dyslexia to access textbooks, learning materials (handouts/ worksheets), research materials, chapter books, etc. https://itunes.apple.com/…/voice-dream-reader-t…/id496177674

The consultants at Assistive Technology for Education and Access4Employment provide hands-on training and live webinar training to use this apps to the greatest potential to access education / curriculum as well as workplace documents.