Course Overview


Participants will learn about a range of assistive technology devices that can be used to support students with disabilities who are struggling in the areas of writing and spelling.

Course Outcomes
• Increase educator knowledge of assistive technology devices and services to enhance instructional programming
Enhance student achievement by providing access to appropriate assistive technology devices

Agenda

General Housekeeping


Overview of Writing Requirements/Areas of Difficulty


http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/writing.html

Hands on Exploration of Assistive Technology for Writing


Low Tech Supports for Writing - Always the First Step!

Mid-Tech Solutions for Writing

High Tech Supports for Writing


Introduction and Invitation to our Wiki!

http://regionivcat.wikispaces.com/

Question/Answer/Information Sharing