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Vision: Getting Your iPad Ready for Your Student with Low Vision, Part 1 (2016)

Presented by Robert Taylor, Ed.S, Outreach Educator/Technologist, Kansas State School for the Blind

Access, Vision: What Every Teacher Should Know about Students with Low Vision (2016)

Presented by Tessa McCarthy, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh

Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 3 and Behavior Intervention Planning (2014)

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 2 (2014)

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

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Other Links: Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT)

Assists with access and acquisition of AT devices and services in Pennsylvania.

Other Links: Assistive Technology for Kansans

This is the statewide Assistive Technology program which as AT Access Sites in Oakley, Wic...

Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future

In-depth manual describing a collaboration between 6 agencies in the Chicago area whose go...

Shared Material: Building Bridges to the Future Spanish version

Spanish version of brochure describing the Building Bridges to the Future program, a colla...

Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future Brochure

Brief description of the Building Bridges to the Future program, a collaboration of 6 non-...

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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. 

Duck Duck Moose Apps Now FREE!
August 26, 2016, 2:47 PM UTC

front of school bus (icon for Wheels on the Bus app)The staff of Duck Duck Moose, the creator of wonderful, engaging preschool apps has joined Kahn Academy. Duck Duck Moose is donating their 21 apps -  which means each and every one is now free! Most of their apps are for preschoolers and early elementary, ages 2-7, but they also have some for older kids, Pet Bingo (ages 5-10) and Wizard School (ages 6-12). I personally ranked these apps high on my list ...

Tar Heel Gameplay
August 24, 2016, 4:42 PM UTC

ABCsMany of you are familiar with Tar Heel Reader. Now there's Tar Heel Gameplay.  This website makes it so simple to create switch activities using your students' favorite videos.  You simply add the YouTube video link, and identify the intervals for pausing the video that require a switch hit. You also add the prompts that the screen will show when pausing.  TaDa! That's it.  

Android Apps for Complex Communication Support Needs
August 24, 2016, 4:39 PM UTC

wheel with links to Android AppsThis wheel from CALL Scotland has links to communication apps for Android users.  Apps are categorized as Communication Supports, Full Communication Systems and Simple Communication. 

Pokemon Go (Android and iOS)
August 24, 2016, 4:40 PM UTC

Pokemon Go app iconPokemon Go has become quite the rage in a very short time. According to LifeHacker, "It is a free game where you walk to places in the real world to collect in-game supplies and characters." Here are two articles: A Parent's Guide to Playing Pokemon Go with Your Kids and <...

5 iOS Accessibility Features Every Learner Should Know
August 24, 2016, 4:41 PM UTC

Apple computer iconLuis Perez, one of our frequent webinar presenters has created an infographic highlighting 5 iOS accessbility features that benefit a wide range of learners.  See the descriptions plus links to tutorials for each feature by clicking here.

Group Buys are Arriving
August 24, 2016, 4:41 PM UTC

ballons with dollar symbol lifting character off groundGroup Buys for FY17 now include Attainment, Don Johnston, Cadan and N2Y. Illinois includes TeachTown. Check out the Group Buy section under the Member Center tab. 

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