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Colorado Department of Education Professional Development - Supporting Literacy in Individuals with Autism Through the Use of Assistive Technologies (Tri-State Webinar)

Supporting Literacy in Individuals with Autism Through the Use of Assistive Technologies (Tri-State Webinar)

Audience: Educators, Other District/School Staff | Topic: Autism, Special Education | Hosted by: Office of Special Education

On-Demand format. Supporting Literacy in Individuals with Autism Through the Use of Assistive Technologies (Tri-State Webinar)
On-Demand format

Presenters:  Amy Bixler Coffin, M.S. and Jan Rogers, M.S.
Originally aired October 15, 2014

 

Learner Objectives

Participants will:

  • Gain understanding of common reading barriers for students with ASD
  • Gain understanding of features of technology that address reading barriers
  • Gain understanding of the need and process to feature matching student needs and technology features
  • Become informed of AT tools for reading

Study Questions

After watching the webinar in the section called View the Webinar (upper left-side), please email Janet Zimmermann your contact information and your response to the 3 study questions to receive your certificate.  Janet's email is zimmermann_j@cde.state.co.us

Contact Information:

  1. Your Name
  2. Your Email Address
  3. Your District
  4. Your Role (teacher, para, SLP, etc.)

Study Questions:

  1. Discuss the benefits of using the feature matching process to select assistive technology options that support literacy for a student with ASD.
  2. Describe how the combination of different technologies that enabled Jada to participate in her general education classroom's biomes lesson.

 

Contact Information

Janet Zimmermann
zimmermann_j@cde.state.co.us
303-866-6644

Certificate

Upon receipt of completed study questions you will receive a certificate for .75 hours

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