Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing

Assistive Technology Hands-On Series

Hands On AT IconThe best way to learn about anything is by doing. Please join us for these two-hour hands-on afternoon sessions and discover how you can immediately implement new techniques to engage all learners in interactive learning and a world of powerful apps to support individuals with disabilities.

Assistive Technology for Reading and Writing

There are many assistive technology options available in order to help students of all ages access their reading and writing curriculum. Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on exploration of a variety of iPad apps to support reading and writing as well as other exploring other available technologies.

Register for the February 12th Session

Who Should Attend

General and special educators, paraeducators, assistive technology specialists and providers, related service providers, parents and others are encouraged to attend.

More in the AT Hands On Series

Mastering the Accessibility Features of the iPad for iOS 11
January 29, 2018 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | $49
Snow Date: January 30, 2018
The built-in accessibility features of the iPad make it an increasingly more desirable device for students of all ages. Although dictation and text to speech features have become more common place, there are a wide variety of customizable settings to reach all students. Using hands-on exploration, participants will learn how to customize the iPad to accommodate for functional limitations such as; vision, hearing, communication, physical limitations, and learning. All of this is available without purchasing a single app.

Register for the January 30th Session

Participants are encouraged to bring an iPad to the training but a limited number of iPads will be available for use.

Presenter(s)

Stacy Driscoll

Assistive Technology Specialist, Program Coordinator, ATinNH

Stacy began working for the IOD in 2014.  She is currently an assistive technology specialist and project coordinator for ATinNH. She holds a graduate certificate in Assistive Technology and a master's degree in Education. She has provided services to individuals with disabilities for over 25 years and conducts AT workshops and consultation services statewide and nationally. In addition to her interest working with children, she also has an interest in assistive technology and aging. Prior to coming to the IOD Stacy worked as both and elementary and special education teacher in multiple districts in New Hampshire.  

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Date & Time

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Registration Fee

$49

* Snow Date: February 13, 2018

Location

IOD Professional Development Center
56 Old Suncook Road
Concord, NH

Event Contact

IOD Events
contact.iod@unh.edu
603.228.2084