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...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour This content reflects the perspective and work of an individual theorist or practitioner in the field of CVI. During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and professionals have been significantly...
CVI: Considerations for Distance part 2 Phase III Webinar | Approximately one hour This content reflects the perspective and work of an individual theorist or practitioner in the field of CVI. The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets...
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 in Touch with Distance Learning: Considerations for Braille Readers Webinar | Approximately one hour   The transition to distance learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has uniquely impacted students who use braille as their primary learning medium. The adoption of a variety of digital...
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 | Approximately one hour 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...
Map Library Webinar Webinar | Approximately one hour In honor of ADA’s 30th anniversary, Perkins and SAS have collaborated to develop an accessible Map Library which will be housed on the Paths to Technology website.  During COVID-19 school closures,...
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,...
Teaching the ECC to the 21st Century Learner Webinar | Approximately one hour       Summary: There are many benefits for teachers to upgrade their instructional practice to embrace 21st Century teaching. This webinar will take a fresh approach to The Expanded Core Curriculum...
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...

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