Assistive Technology

Roadmap to College Success: A Conference for Students with Learning Disabilities - SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT! - No Walk-ins

For College-track students with Learning Disabilities, 14 years and older, parents, educators and other professionals:

  • Tips for Success
  • Finding the “Right” College
  • Assistive Technology Demonstrations
  • Student Panel
  • Information Booths
  • Chance to Win a 2GB Echo Smartpen!
  • Lunch and Materials Included

Many thanks to the Yahoo Employee Foundation (YEF) for funding this conference!


Appy Hour!: iPad Apps for Reading (Grades 3-12)

Does your child struggle with reading fluency and comprehension? Are you desperate to find a helpful iPad app, but don’t know where to start? With thousands of educational apps to choose from, how can you possibly know what’s right for your struggling reader? Well, sit back and relax! Our assistive technology specialist has done the research for you. She’ll touch on a variety of reading challenges during this one-hour demonstration of apps for reading. You will also receive a resource list of iPad reading apps to explore on your own.

Assistive Technology Consideration

Presented by PHP Specialists, Dianah Marr and Janet Nuñez

Did you know...

  • ALL children receiving Special Education Services must be considered for Assistive Technology?
  • The IEP team must discuss a student’s need for Assistive Technology at every annual IEP meeting?
  • Students on a 504 plan may also be entitled to Assistive Technology?

In this workshop you will learn:

Ver y Aprender! Tema: iPad Apps (aplicaciones) para Niños 0-5

En esta sesión de una hora, demostraremos una variedad de aplicaciones gratis y de bajo costo en las áreas de causa y efecto, aprendizaje temprano, habilidades sociales, comportamiento y más!  También recibirá una lista de aplicaciones adicionales para explorar por su cuenta.  Además revisaremos brevemente las recomendaciones sobre el uso apropiado del iPad para niños.


Tobii Dynavox Demonstration of AAC Devices, Software and Apps

Come and meet the new Tobii Dynavox representative, Amanda Purnell,  on Thursday, April 5th, from 10-11 am, and learn about the latest communication devices, software and apps including The Indi, Snap & Core First, Communicator 5, Snap Scene and Pathways  Attendees will also receive resources to make the process of obtaining and growing with AAC devices easy and quick.

Simple Communication Tools to Support Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Are you curious to know about simple tools that can improve communication skills in adults with developmental disabilities? Have you wondered how you can help your adult child or client make choices, plan their schedules, express their feelings and understand what is expected of them? Come find out about simple communication tools and strategies that you can use immediately to support adults in the home, community or at work, and learn how to consider these tools in Person-Centered Planning.

The iPad as an Educational Tool – Overview and Apps Demonstration

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Now that you have an iPad, are you overwhelmed by the number of apps available for it, and not sure where to start?  Do you know which built-in features of the iPad might benefit your child or student? Or, if you don’t have an iPad, are you curious to find out more?

Join us for this informative workshop in which you will learn about the useful, built-in features of the iPad. In the second part of the workshop you will see a demonstration of various free and low-cost apps in the categories of reading, writing, behavior management and social skills for developmental ages 0-8. 


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