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iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers, Live Training at Closing the Gap; This Training is being offered as a Live Webinar on October 29th, Register Here
Diana Petschauer‘s insight:
Diana Petschauer’s insight:
Assistive Technology for Education :
In this live webinar training you will learn about the Best Educational iPad Apps for students or adults who have difficulty with Reading and/or Writing, including challenges with Math! Apps that are useful for related therapists such as OT, SLP, and Reading Specialists will also be demonstrated. If your student struggles with a print disability due to Dyslexia or specific LD, Low Vision or Blindness, Difficulties with Processing or Executive function, or Physical Disabilities, you will learn about apps that will assist them to read, write, compute, complete assignments, create graphic organizers, schedule and receive reminders, comprehend, organize, take notes, and access textbooks and learning materials in a digital and audio format. Apps that include text-to-speech for books, websites, documents, and PDF’s with annotation; word prediction; note taking; graphic organizers and mind-mapping; magnification; voice recognition; audio recording; math support; Scanning with OCR (Optical character recognition);object identification; support while browsing the internet and researching; font selection; Letter & Number formation and foundational literacy skills; Digital story creating, and more. You will learn about realistic methods of implementing apps in education and to access everyday curriculum and learning materials. Applications for employment and access to the community will also be demonstrated. A recording of this webinar will be sent to you upon attendance for your future review and access. This Webinar is being offered at two different times on this date, 9:00 am and again at 4:00 pm. Each session is 2 hours long.
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