Friday, December 27, 2013

8 Free Webinars in January 2014

Here are 8 upcoming FREE webinars --- all you have to do is register - everything from assistive tech, accessible materials, mobility, art, farming, tech and learning, digital leadership and live from Antarctica!

From Ablenet:

January 15, 2014
QIAT Session 5: AT Implementation
Assistive technology implementation involves people working together to support a student who uses assistive technology to accomplish tasks necessary for active participation and progress in customary educational environments. Assistive technology implementation describes the ways that assistive technology devices and services, as included in the IEP are delivered and integrated into a student´s educational program.
• Time: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM CST
• Presenters: Gayl Bowser & Jane Korsten of QIAT.or
• Level: Beginner/Intermediate

 Click here to register

January 16, 2014
Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM)
One area, which is often overlooked, is where does the Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) come from? AIM can range from simply enlarged print to digitized materials. This webinar will cover tools for creating AIM, sources of already created materials and ways to make these materials more accessible. There will be a brief overview of several readily available devices, ranging from eReaders to computers.
• Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM CST
• Presenters: Frank Sapp, MBA, MS
• Level: Beginner

Click here to register

January 21, 2014
Power Mobility: Determining and Developing Readiness
When recommending a power wheelchair, a number of features must be considered, such as driving method, seating, and drive wheel configuration. This webinar will present strategies to both determine and develop readiness.
• Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM CST
• Presenters: Michelle Lange, OTR, ABDA, ATP/SMS
• Level: Beginner
Click here to register

January 28, 2014
Creative Art Experiences Integrated with Functional Outcome
In this session, participants will learn how to provide enriching art experiences - both fine art and performing arts - for students with significant disabilities to make learning fun and joyful.
• Time: 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM CST
• Presenters: Padmaja Sarathy MA
• Level: Beginner

Click here to register

Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 7, at 4 p.m. Eastern for Tools to Create Social Change Through Youth Farming and Gardening, with Greg Gale, associate director of programs at VISIONS and training consultant with The Food Project, and Johanna Gilligan, founder and executive director of Grow Dat Youth Farm. Learnmore and pre-register. Visit the Growing School Gardens community at

Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 4 p.m. Eastern for Motivate Students by Integrating Tech into Learning (Even When Tech Access is Limited), with Daisy Dyer Duerr, principal of St. Paul Schools in Arkansas. Learnmore and pre-register. Visit the Leadership 3.0 community at
 Join us on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m. Eastern for "Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times," with Eric Sheninger, principal, New Milford High School, N.J. Learnmore and pre-register. Visit the Leadership 3.0 community at

Join us on Thursday, Jan. 23 at 1 p.m. Eastern for "TFK Live from Antarctica," with Suzanne Zimbler, assistant managing editor, TIME For Kids, and Jaime Joyce, assistant managing editor, education, TIME For Kids. Learn more and pre-register. Visit the Real World Literacy and the Common Core community at

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