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Monday, May 2, 2016

AT Coalition - FREE Upcoming Webinars

Free Webinars - Post-Secondary, Adults & General

ARIA ("Accessible Rich Internet Applications") Made EASI from EASI
Tuesday May 3 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Accessibility Basics from ssbBART at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern (30 min.)
May 12th – Data Tables
May 26th – Keyboard Accessibility

The Importance of Accessibility in Disability Employment from Accessibility Online
Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Introducing CAMI at GA Tech from EASI ((for minority-serving colleges)
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern
  (Note: funded by a US First in the World grant for improving higher education.)

Free Webinars - PreSchool

Getting Preschoolers with a Disability Off to a Great Start from the Colorado DoE
Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1pm Pacific, 4pm Eastern
Free Webinars -  K-12 Educators & Parents

A 2-part series from CTD Cafe:
The ABCs of Accessibility and Accommodations in State Assessments 
April 29, 2016 at 12:30pm Pacific, 3:30pm Eastern (75 min.)
Accessibility and Accommodations Challenges in Technology-Based State Assessments on May 9, 2016 at 12:30pm Pacific, 3:30pm Eastern (75 min.)

Using QIAT to Improve AT Services (2 parts)  from AbleNet
May 9 & May 26, 2016 at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern

Assistive to Inclusive: Technology Perspectives & Trends from CTD Cafe
May 11, 2016 at 1pm Pacific, 4pm Eastern

Games to Promote Student Learning from AbleNet
May 18, 2016 at 9am Pacific, noon Eastern (45 min.)

Keyboards for All Learners from Pacer
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 4:30pm Pacific, 7:30pm Eastern (90 min.)

BeSpoke voices: Empowering personal and social self-identity for those who rely on speech generating devices to communicate from CTD Cafe
May 26, 2016 at at 1pm Pacific, 4pm Eastern

Supporting Students with Dyslexia: Standards, Accommodations, and Strategiesfrom CTD Cafe on June 2, 2016 at 2pm Pacific, 5pm Eastern

Two from iCATER: (Scroll down page to May dates) No pre-reg. but log onto thewebinar platform at 1pm Pacific, 4pm Eastern. (Download required 1st time.) Sessions may be 20 minutes.
  • May 4 – Virtual Manipulatives
  • May 11 - Going Places (No details: GPS?)
All sessions start at 3:30PM Pacific, 6:30PM Eastern. (1 hr.)
May 3 - Speech Recognition
May 4 - Intro to IntelliKeys & Overlay Maker
May 5 - iPad Accessibility: What’s New
May 10 - Managing iPads in Your District- Practical Strategies
May 11 - Chrome Tools    
May 12 - Overview of Switch Access to the iPad: Hardware and Settings
May 16 - AAC with Switch Access for iPad
May 17 - Reading Accommodations using BookShare w
May 18 - Boardmaker: Beyond the Basics
May 19 - AT and 3-D Printers
May 26 - The Role of OTs & PTs in AAC

Archived Webinars 

The Importance of User Testing for Accessibility from PEAT
Web Accessibility 101 from Deque
Low Tech Engagement for the High Tech Classroom from the Colorado DoE
Remote Support Technology – AT to Support Living at Home from MaineCite

Four from the Kansas State School for the Blind:
  • Preparing for an AT Assessment
  • Administering an AT Assessment
  • How to Use VoiceOver
  • Accessibility Basics: Mac & Windows
Four from RESNA Catalyst Project:
  • Mobile Technology @ Work for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
  • The ADA, Sensory Disabilities, and Assistive Technology: Core Technologies for Nonvisual Access
  • An Update on Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injury
  • Assistive Technology and Access to the Vote

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