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Accessible Instructional Materials in the Digital Classroom Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Yue Ting Siu provides us with an introduction to current technologies employed to facilitate access to instructional materials. In addition, she engages us in exploration of new and...
Accessible Technology Options for the Blind and Visually Impaired Reader Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Brian Charlson, Technology Director at the Carroll Center for the Blind in Newton, MA. demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. The presentation offers suggestions on how...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 2: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Download Handout for this webinar....
Assistive Technology Assessment Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Presley talks about the world of assistive technology and walks us through a range of assistive technology options. He shares some of the strategies involved in conducting an...
Audio Supported Reading (ASR) Instructional Strategies Webinar | Approximately one hour Audio Supported Reading (ASR) is a technology-based approach to teaching reading that enhances a student’s access to the text, whether reading in print or in braille. In this webinar, Karen Narvol...
Communication Technology for Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind. Jerry presents a historical view of different devices that have been...
Deafblind Technology Solutions Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes This webinar presents various assistive technology products that have been developed for individuals who are deafblind. Download webinar Transcript »   Learn more about other ways you can earn...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. By coordinating...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Webinar | Approximately one hour This is one-hour webinar explores considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size, use of a near visual acuity chart as a tool to determine print size and information about various...
HumanWare Communication Solutions for People who are Deaf-Blind Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Dominic and Greg demonstrate the features and benefits of the Deaf-Blind Communicator (DBC) along with alternative communication packages that integrate iOS devices with HumanWare Braille products...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with...
Introducing the Perkins SMART Brailler Webinar | Approximately one hour This session provides an overview of the development of the SMART Brailler including the concepts behind its develoment and the mission of this product. Laura Calder demonstrates the core features...
Introduction to Low Vision Devices Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast will present an overview of the basic devices — hand magnifiers, stand magnifiers, hand telescopes, spectacle telescopes, and light filters. Dr. Maino also discusses the basic procedures...
iOS Accessibility for Users Who Are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour In this webinar, Jim Denham gives an overview of the accessibility options and demonstrate how to activate them. In addition, he will demonstrate VoiceOver options. Jim will also talk about braille...
Keeping Up With Technology and Student Needs Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Yue-Ting discusses the challenges and critical thinking needed to evaluate new technologies while making decisions based on student needs and the instructional task. She shares the...
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes In this presentation, Lindsey Lush and Jessica Erlich, of Perkins School for the Blind, focuses on the Recreation and Leisure area of the Expanded Core Curriculum through the use of common technology...
Listening to Learn Webinar | This webinar covered the concept of "Listening" in an educational context, specifically in the development of literacy skills. Participants discussed how the Listening strand of the Common Core...
Maximizing iPad Accessibility for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: Teaching the Teachers Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Ed Summers and Diane Brauner discuss the work they have been doing with teachers regarding iPad accessibility. Ed and Diane have worked with teachers across the country on strategies...
Paths to Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour In this 60-minute presentation, Diane Brauner provides an overview of Paths to Technology, a website for educators, families and students with visual impairments and blindness to learn about and stay...

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