Webinars for Assistive Technology

3D Printing: What's Realistic for TVIs? Webinar | Approximately one hour Nonscriptum co-founders Joan Horvath and Rich Cameron present an overview of 3-D printing technology, with an emphasis on teaching and learning strategies. This presentation will cover typical costs...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
New Technology for Education: a CSUN Report Webinar | Approximately one hour Since 1986, the California State University, Northridge, Center on Disabilities Assistive Technology Conference (known as CSUN) has brought together exhibitors, distributors, researchers, educators,...
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...
Technology for Us Too Webinar | Approximately one hour This session focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high tech...
The Braille Mini Webinar | Approximately 30 minutes Learn more about other ways you can earn professional development credits at www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits. Download the Transcript
The Evolution of Michael’s AT Journey Webinar | Approximately one hour Leslie Bailiff presents the story of her student Michael, who began using Assistive Technology to support his independent travel as a youngster. By recounting Michael's AT Journey, we will discuss...
Tools and Resources for Making Decisions about Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) and Assistive Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour The selection of technology for students with disabilities should be based on careful assessment data and team decisions, providing functions and features that best meet a student’s needs. This...