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Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (Ten) Dealing with Aggressive and Fighting Behavior

Presented by KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)

Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (9) Dealing with Provocative Behavior

Presented by KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)

Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (8) Dealing with Student Disrespect

Presented by KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)

Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (7) Dealing with Student Disruption

Presented by KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)

Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (6) Dealing with Student Non-Compliance

Presented by KSDE Technical Assistance System Network (TASN)

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Shared Material: Fact Sheet - Lupus (updated 2015)

This fact sheet provides information on lupus, its symptoms, signs and treatment. It also...

Shared Material: Fact Sheet - Hydrocephalus (updated 2015)

This fact sheet provides information on hydrocephalus, its symptoms and treatment. It als...

Shared Material: Fact Sheet -Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (updated 2015)

Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is part of the spectrum of disorders, fetal alcohol spectrum ...

Shared Material: Fact Sheet - Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (updated 2015)

This fact sheet provides information on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), s...

Shared Material: Fact Sheet - Acquired Brain Injury (updated 2015)

This fact sheet provides information on acquired brain injury (ABI), its symptoms and trea...

We're updating terminology on our website: To better reflect the dynamic and expanding world of tools and strategies for supporting communication, the term AAC is being changed to Communication. You will find this update has already been made within the Resources area of our site. This Thursday January 12th, the Online Classroom will be updated.

We hope you'll agree that embracing this broader term is an improvement!

Teachers...  You Can Now Earn Graduate Credit by
Watching Infinitec Autism Videos

Thanks to a partnership between Infinitec and Midwest Teacher Institute, Infinitec members can now earn three hours of graduate credit for completing MTI-543 -Understanding Autism which includes 10 videos from the Infinitec Online Classroom.  Get the details, click here.

 

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Ask and Answer for Clicker 7
January 18, 2017, 5:08 PM UTC

Clicker logoIf you're a Clicker 7 user, you should check out this new template. It's called Ask and Answer and allows the recording of 6 questions to which students can reply. It's quick and easy, but won't work if you haven't upgraded to Clicker 7. 

All-in-One Visual Support Tool
December 30, 2016, 9:28 PM UTC

image of open binderCreated by Tabi Jones-Wohleber as a way to manage all the "stuff". Here you will find instructions to create your own 5.5 x 8" binder which includes a First/Then board, a Personal Picture Schedule, a Task Analysis Checklist, a Finished Pocket on the front cover, a Token Reward board on the back cover and room for the picture symbols and tokens inside the binder, along with plastic...

Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
December 20, 2016, 9:47 PM UTC

college board logoThe College Board, the developer of SAT and PSAT has announced it is streamlining the process for testing accommodations. Now, students who receive testing accommodations as part of an IEP or 504 Plan will have the accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT, the SAT/NMSQT, the PSAT 10, SAT Subject Tests and AP exams. Click here for more info.

Create eBooks Using Google Slides
December 20, 2016, 6:57 PM UTC

Google slides iconsThere are many apps specifically designed for creating ebooks. But did you know you can easily use Google Slides (part of GAFE) to create an ebook? This link tells you how, but what it doesn't tell you is you can use text-to-speech to read the PDF you create using your Chrome extensions such as CoWriter Universal, or Select and Speak or open on your iDevice and have it read aloud with Natural Reader (keeps gr...

Amazon Echo as an Accessibility Support
December 08, 2016, 9:08 PM UTC

Echo dotIf you've ever wondered about the Echo and how it might be used by a person with a disability, here is a great article.  Luis Perez is well known to Infinitec as a webinar presenter. Read his blog post to see how the Echo Dot can be used by a person with a vision impairment. His ideas and explanations are well worth your time and will probably spark more ideas!  

15 YouTube Videos All Educators Must See
December 05, 2016, 5:49 PM UTC

Ditch That Textbook imageIf you haven't been introduced to Matt Miller's blog, Ditch That Textbook yet, I highly recommend you take a look.  His most recent posting, 15 YouTube Videos All Educators Must See has an amazing video playlist to "resonate, entertain, educate or inspire."  

Project Core
November 30, 2016, 7:06 PM UTC

communication iconsProject Core is an incredible resource with a focus on a comprehensive implementation program for the delivery of universal core vocabulary instruction and augmentative communication supports. The goal of this site is to teach students with significant cognitive disabilities and complex communication needs to use symbols included on AAC systems to communicate with a variety of people for a variety of needs. Check out all the wonderful tools!

SafeShare
November 21, 2016, 3:56 PM UTC

Safeshare logoIf you are using YouTube videos and want to avoid the embarassment of items that show in the side panel, try SafeShare.tv.  Simply add the YouTube URL and you will get a full screen version of your video free from distractions. Also, trim the beginning and end if you wish to show only a portion. Then click submit.

CoSpaces & VR
November 17, 2016, 5:15 PM UTC

CoSpaces iconMany of us know that VR is front and center, especially with Google's product, Expeditions.  Now you can create your own scene with CoSpaces and then explore it on a mobile device in a VR world. Imagine the possibilities for kids to show what they know!

Apps for Learners with Dyslexia/Reading & Writing Difficulties
October 25, 2016, 7:43 PM UTC

app wheelHere are two app wheels from CALL Scotland. One features apps for the iPad and the second one features Android apps. Both are for learners with dyslexia/reading & writing difficulties. 

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