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Tuesday, December 10 • 8:30am - 9:30am
Get Your Students on "Track" with UDL and Assistive Technologies

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Link to Presentation:  bit.ly/AT4UDL .   A recent study (Bouck, 2016) found that students with high incidence disabilities who received quality assistive technology (AT) services had a graduation rate of 99.8%! What is this mystical tool? Well, there is nothing mystical about AT, but it is often misunderstood and misapplied. ITRTs and technology savvy educators of all sorts can make a huge difference in the provision of assistive technology for students with disabilities. During this session we will explore what is assistive technology is and how it fits into a UDL framework, as well as the many of the tools that can be used to support students with disabilities in reading, writing, mathematics, executive function, cognition, mobility & sensory needs, and more! Pssssst......many of these tools are already included in the tools sitting on their desks and in their pockets....

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton

Technology Coordinator, T/TAC at Virginia Tech
Passionate about educational/assistive technology, diverse learners, athletics of all types, coffee, and cuisine!!!



Tuesday December 10, 2019 8:30am - 9:30am
Tinker Mountain

Attendees (25)