Education

Handheld Technology Supports and Transition to Employment

From the Center on Technology and Disability comes this interesting free webinar: Handheld Technology Supports and Transition to Employment Finding a job is hard enough, but what happens once you have one? Young adults with disabilities often have difficulty with learning job responsibilities and expectations. However, that ubiquitous smartphone can be used to support work… Read more Handheld Technology Supports and Transition to Employment

May and June Webinars…

Maine CITE is offering a great webinar on June 5th at 1:00 pm: Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Aging June 5, 2017 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET This webinar will focus on discussions of commercially available and specialized communication technology, as well as non-technology Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) tools, that can support an aging… Read more May and June Webinars…

Tackled Digital Accessibility

From the Center on Technology and Disability… As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities needs to be front and center in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. Join the Center on Technology… Read more Tackled Digital Accessibility

February Webinars

Here are some webinars we think might interest you… February 14, 2017 – 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET – from AbleNet University Supports for Vision and Literacy Across Platforms (iOS and Chrome) with Luis Perez, PhD – More information and to register for Supports for Vision and Literacy Across Platforms… February 14, 2017 – 4:45 PM – 5:30… Read more February Webinars

U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

The U.S. Access Board today – January 9 2017 – released a final rule that updates accessibility requirements for information and communication technology (ICT) in the federal sector covered by Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The rule also refreshes guidelines for telecommunications equipment subject to Section 255 of the Communications Act. “This update is… Read more U.S. Access Board Updates Requirements for Information and Communication Technology

Webinar: Funding AT for K-12

From the Center on Technology and Disabilities – CTD… Funding AT for K-12 Wednesday, January 11th, 2017  –  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm EST Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and… Read more Webinar: Funding AT for K-12

New guidance on IDEA

From the U.S. Department of Education… The U.S. Department of Education (on 12/12/2016) made available to the public final regulations under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), aimed at promoting equity by targeting widespread disparities in the treatment of students of color with disabilities. The regulations will address a number of… Read more New guidance on IDEA