June 18, 2018

Please see link to my Nearpod presentation from SWAAAC's annual assistive technology conference. 

January 20, 2018

Using the framework of Universal Design for Learning, this workshop offered strategies to accommodate and differentiate for student literacy roadblocks. You will practice using either chrome extensions/Apps and iOS accessibility features.

June 21, 2017

I will be heading to ISTE on Sunday for the annual international conference with participant numbers expected to be 30,000+ in San Antonio, TX! Get ready for a toasty climate, great food and San Antonio's southern charm. My presentation will be all about using Google A...

March 13, 2017

This infographic suggests a possible path for differentiating and/or accommodating with Chrome Extensions or iOS (iPads, iPhones or iPod Touches). It suggests use the most readily available technology with your student to accommodate or differentiate for his/her learni...

February 24, 2017

5 Neurodevelomental Areas of Writing researched by Levine in 2002 (See PBS's Misunderstood Minds) are: Graphomotor, Attention, Language, Memory and Higher Order Thinking when writing. What can Assistive Technology do to support the needs in each area? 

How does eac...

January 22, 2017

In K-12 school districts, one-to-one laptop or mobile device programs are growing exponentially. These programs are creating richer, multi-media learning environments across the continuum of student learning (Project Red, 2012). All students are potentially able to acc...

December 4, 2016

AT Evaluation and Implementation Model a Literature Review

This post can give educators some literature to use in grants and budget rationales in your school districts and/or buildings. 

In one-to-one iPad districts, all students will potentially have access to an iPad....

October 23, 2016

The Sandwich Instructional Cycle (SIC) 

The Sandwich Instructional Cycle (SIC) is a five-step instructional sequence that can be used to frame teaching with instructional technology as Assistive Technology (AT). The ultimate goal of the SIC is to help teachers develop a...

May 24, 2015

“It is not just accommodating learning… It is how your student learns…”

The Common Core State Standards may have changed more than the recommended content and rigor for our students. It has also challenged our tried and true instructional strategies due to the emphasis...

March 8, 2015

Whenever I think about the Common Core State Standards and students with visual impairments, I cannot overlook the connection between technology and student access and learning. Our world is changing rapidly and the call for students who are blind or visually impaired...

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