Earn Credits for Assistive Technology

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Multimedia Accessibility in the Digital Classroom: Strategies for Students with Visual Impairments Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on June 18 – August 12, 2018 and runs for 8 weeks. Early Bird expires on Monday, May 21st. This course will educate stakeholders on up and coming forms of digital instructional materials,...
Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 8 weeks. Individuals who experience a vision loss and other disabilities need a variety of assistive technology solutions, and today over 80% of these solutions can be...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in Massachussetts) Onsite Training | 1-2 days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, December 1 and 2, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the...
Learning Through Technology: Bookshare and Accessible Reading (FREE Workshop in New York) Onsite Training | 1-2 days PLEASE NOTE: Day 2 is Optional for this workshop. This two day hands-on workshop on Friday and Saturday, November 10 and 11, 2017 focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in...
Introduction to Basic Electronics for Switch Construction and Toy Modification Onsite Training | 1-2 days Switches can enable children with disabilities to have interesting sensory experiences, activate toys, and access computers. During this class we will look at how to make a simple cause and effect...
Using Artists' Stretcher Frames to Build Foldable Sensory Exploration Environments Onsite Training | 1-2 days Children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities need special environmental supports to promote exploration of their surroundings. A foldable sensory exploration frame similar to the “Little...
An Introduction to Cardboard Carpentry Onsite Training | 1-2 days Learn about the benefits of building assistive devices out of corrugated material. This three layered cardboard is lightweight, bendable, strong, easy to work with, and relatively inexpensive....
Bookshare Train-the-Trainer Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This course offers participants an opportunity to learn how to train others on Bookshare features and functionality. The class offers AT specialists, trainers,...
Using iPad Apps with Students with Visual and Other Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial combines the two parts of our webinar, "Appsolutely Engaging and Educational." Eric Jerman will demonstrate how to select and use the best iPad apps for students with visual impairments...
Get Started Quickly and Easily with Bookshare Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts on TBD and runs for 2 weeks. This short course is designed for educators who have little familiarity with Bookshare and want a quick and easy way to get their organizational membership...
Welcoming Students with Visual Impairment to Your School Self-paced | Multiple weeks Welcoming Students is made up of 4 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning. Students are expected to be familiar with...
Dueling Devices: Assessing and Justifying Student Needs for Technology Self-paced | 1-2 days Using the TPACK Conceptual framework, (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge), participants will take a step-by-step approach to defining educational goals for technology. Participants will...
Assistive Technologies Self-paced | 1-2 days There are 4 sessions included in this self-guided tutorial that provide: strategies involved in conducting an assessment as well as in choosing the right assistive technology tool for the learner,...
Online Communities Self-paced | There are 3 sessions included within this training on Online Communities of Practice. Participants will be provided an overview of a few of the microsites available for use within Perkins eLearning,...
Bookshare in Depth Online Class | Multiple weeks Starts date TBD and runs for 5 weeks. This workshop offers staff development that will have a long-lasting impact on teachers, as well as improved outcomes for students with print disabilities. The...
Accessing the Printed Word Self-paced | 1-2 days There are three webcasts included in this training module that demonstrate teaching strategies and adaptive devices used to provide students with visual impairments access to printed content....
Leisure through Technology for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial suggests activities, applications, and teaching strategies for using technology to teach leisure and recreation skills, such as game play, choice making, and exploring new interests....
Student Assessment Self-paced | 1-2 days Student Assessments is made up of 4 videos which will discuss the importance of using a combination of assessments when assessing students with visual impairments. Also discussed, is how to evaluate...
Appsolutely Engaging and Educational - Part 1: Using iPad Apps with Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities Self-paced | 1-2 days This tutorial offers strategies, tips and techniques for using an iPad with students who are visually impaired and may have additional disabilities. Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits,...
Listening to Learn Self-paced | Approximately one hour This tutorial will examine how the Listening strand of the Common Core Standards aligns with many state academic standards. The tutorial also explores listening as a learning strategy for students...

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