ATIA Educational Webinar Series

This announcement from Lauren Tappan:
The Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) announces a new Educational Webinar series!

The goal of the ATIA Webinar Series is to increase awareness of the innovative assistive technologies and services that enhance learning, working, and independence for people with disabilities.

This series is targeted at educators, rehab professionals, assistive technology specialists, individuals with disabilities and their families, and others who are looking to broaden their knowledge of assistive technology and the evaluation skills needed to assess the products.  The webinars offer a variety of topics including four which provide a “preview” of full-day Pre-Conference Seminars scheduled in October in Chicago.

For only $39 each, pick the one or several sessions which can enhance your learning!  CEU credits are provided.  And the webinar fee is discounted off registration for the associated Pre-Conference Seminar if you attend both! Click here for complete webinar details.
Webinar presenters are all nationally and internationally recognized speakers!  Topics include:

Thursday, August 13:  4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Weaving the Threads of Communication
Presenter:  Marsye W. Kaplan, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP, Assistive Technology Team Leader, Baltimore County Public Schools

Thursday, August 20:  4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Augmentative Communication Evaluations:  A Toolkit Approach
Presenter:  Debby McBride, M.S., CCC-SLP, AAC TechConnect; Lisa Bardach, Communicating Solutions, LLC

Tuesday, September 1:  4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Eastern time
Selecting Software for Students with Learning Disabilities:  An Instructional Resource
Presenter:  Jayme Johnson, Web Accessibility Instructor, High Tech Center Training Unit

Thursday, September 3:  4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern time
Technology for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
Presenter: William Bielawski, Director of Adaptive Technology Center, The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Wednesday, September 9:  4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern time
Stirring the Alphabet Soup:  Blending AT, UDL, RTI, and AIM to Increase Achievement

Presenters:  Joy Zabala, Ed.D., ATP, CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology): Diana Carl, Independent Consultant, Vicki Hershman, PATINS State Project Director (Indiana), Indiana Department of Education/Division of Student Learning/Office of Differentiated Learners

Thursday, September 10:  4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern time
AIMing for Achievement!:  What YOU Need to Know about the Selection, Acquisition, and Use of Accessible Instructional Materials
Presenters: Jeff Diedrich, Michigan Integrated Technology Services; Skip Stahl, CAST (Center for Applied Special Technology); Jenna Wasson Gravel, CAST; Joy Zabala, Ed.D., ATP, CAST

Wednesday, September 16:  4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern time
Overview of Assistive Technology
Presenter:  Russ Holland, Program Director, Alliance for Technology Access

Easy online registration. Sign up now!

http://www.atia.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3643
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