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

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

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

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

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

Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 2

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

New Content

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-...

New Functionality Notice:  On June 9th we updated the Infinitec Online Classroom with new functionality.  

This includes the availability of Closed Captions for videos.   In addition videos may now be played on mobile devices.  Quizzes and presentations still are limited to desktops and non-apple mobile devices.  Please be sure to view the welcome video in the Online Classroom for more information about using the new Online Classroom features.   

We are still cleaning up a few small issues and hope to have them resolved quickly. If you encounter any issues, please contact our help desk by using the information found at the top of the quick links column on the left side of this page. 

 

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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Tar Heel Gameplay
August 18, 2016, 8:46 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 18, 2016, 8:19 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)
July 15, 2016, 4:56 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 More >>

5 iOS Accessibility Features Every Learner Should Know
May 16, 2016, 2:09 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
April 21, 2016, 6:11 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. 

Executive Function App Matrix
March 18, 2016, 4:30 PM UTC

change ahead words on road signThis Matrix of Apps provides educators and families with an overview of major features of available apps addressing executive function. It was developed by AT Specialists Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll as a hand-out for the webinar, AT and App Support Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary presented for CTD. Permission to reproduce is granted as lon...

Apps to Support a Successful Transition
February 18, 2016, 9:30 PM UTC

Wheel with links to apps for transitionThis app wheel from Mark Coppin identifies apps for transition age students including Vocational, Reading, Writing, and Study Supports plus Daily Living and Organization apps.  You can also find it under our Transition resources - College and Career Read...

Read&Write Offers New Languages
February 08, 2016, 3:04 PM UTC

Logo for Read & Write For all you Chrome users of Read&Write Google: New languages for translation now include French, Portuguese, Bahasa Melayu (Malaysian) and the long-standing Spanish.  

Word Prediction Feature Match
January 25, 2016, 4:42 PM UTC

cartoon girl hunched over typewriterHere is an updated side-by-side comparison of the features of various writing apps that have word prediction. If you're trying to decide which app is best for your student, take a look here first. The PDF version is found in Downloads - Shared Material - Writing.

Using the iPad to Support Dyslexia
January 22, 2016, 9:09 PM UTC

University of Edinburgh logoCALL Scotland (Communication & AT for People with Disabilities) has created a poster identifying all the features of iOS 9 that are helpful for literacy difficulties including dyslexia. It's free to download and features accessibility items like Split View, Siri, improving the readability of Safari, Speak Screen/Selection, Quick Type and more ideas.

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