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Webshop Title: What is Writing?
Description: This webshop offers a brief overview of writing as a process of communication. Examples and non-examples are explored, as well as an overview of alternative pencils.
Description: First-Then Boards are an effective tool to help young children attend for longer periods of time, complete less desired tasks and transition between activities. They are easy to make and use and can be individualized to meet the varied needs of children. Explore this session to see samples, learn to make one, view videos and find links to templates.
Description: This video is from the VDOE's Self-Determination project's website http://www.imdetermined.org and includes interviews from several different young adults who have had various experiencing using assistive technology (AT). The youth share how AT has worked for them, the challenges they've had with obtaining and maintaining their devices and tools, and the self-advocacy skills they've used to be able to access AT in certain environments.
Description: DIY Battery Operated Switch Accessible Toy. Every child, and all children need to play. Play comes in many different forms. No matter what it looks like, it is extremely powerful. When children play, they ignite cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development. Providing opportunities for children to play is critical, and in some situations, requires creativity from the adult to help enable playtime. This video will help practitioners, parents, and anyone working with children with...
Description: The Assistive Technology Continuum is a range of assistive technology devices from No/Low-Tech to High Tech. The continuum includes AT as simple as textured paper to very sophisticated fully dedicated communication devices. This video covers The AT Continuum, misconceptions about assistive technology, where AT can assist a user, examples of assistive technology, and decision making process to acquire assistive technology.
Description: Alternative Pencils give students access to the alphabet and can help students with significant and/or intellectual disabilities engage in emergent literacy activities. This webshop demonstrates five different types of alternative pencils.
Webshop Title: Original iPad Basics
Description: iPads are new and versatile tools that are showing up in classrooms around the country. This webshop is a short tutorial on basic controls that will help the new iPad user get started with mobile technology. This webshop is for older first generation iPads.
Description: Authors: Meghan Betz and Kelley Regan at George Mason University*** In Part III of this series, participants will learn about oral language difficulties that they may encounter when working with students with speech-language impairments, specific learning disabilities, autism, emotional disabilities, and intellectual disabilities. They will also learn strategies to implement in their classrooms and ways to collaborate with school speech-language pathologists.
Description: This webshop will explore common questions asked by professionals in learning to help students who are new to an augmentative communication device within the classroom setting. The goals are to help those professionals identify naturally occurring opportunities within the curriculum to encourage use of these devices and, ultimately, to help students achieve communicative competence.
Description: Self-Monitoring of Student Academic Performance - Module 5
Description: A System of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) - Module 14
Description: A System of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) - Module 14
Description: In this webshop, you will learn how to create meaningful literacy experiences by: Using age appropriate reading materials to differentiate instructional levels so all students can participate in a book club experience.
Description: Academic Supports and Curricular/Instructional Modifications - Module 16
Description: Academic Supports and Curricular/Instructional Modifications - Module 16
Description: Choice Making Opportunities for Students - Module 4
Description: Authors: Meghan Betz & Sheri Berkeley at George Mason University *** In the first presentation of the Oral Language Development series, learners will explore the foundations of oral language.
Description: Authors: Meghan Betz & Sheri Berkeley at George Mason University *** In the second presentation of the Oral Language Development series, learners will explore typical oral language development.
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Autism, PK-12 TIME: 30 minutes DESCRIPTION: This webshop will introduce participants to the concept of structured teaching and how setting up the environment and the materials for a work session can help a student with Autism or other related disabilites complete a work task independently.
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Low Incidence, PK-12 TIME: 3 minutes DESCRIPTION: This Webshop demonstrates how to make a Switch using a CD container.
Webshop Title: Making a Foam Switch
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Low Incidence, PK-12 TIME: 4 minutes DESCRIPTION: This Webshop shows how to create a foam switch.
Description: This is part 6 of 8 in the writing functional IEP goals workshop. Now that you have gathered information related to the how the child functions in the school and home environments, the next step is to begin identifying priorities.
Description: Speech language pathologists working with students in the public schools consistently encounter children with low speech intelligibility and incorrect production of multiple speech sounds. Considering the speech production of these children in terms of phonological processes is a way to enhance the assessment and remediation of their speech. This first of three workshops will address what phonological processes are and why we should consider them. The information presented can be considered a...
Description: For speech language pathologists, data collection is essential in documenting treatment effectiveness, making treatment decisions, and providing feedback to parents, teachers, and students. Given our workloads, time constraints often make managing data collection for articulation, language, fluency, and assessments a challenge. These webshops will provide ideas and techniques for collecting and managing useful data for SLPs in the public schools. Free data collection forms will be provided. Part...
Description: This is the third webshop on the topic of phonological processes. In this webshop, speech language pathologists can explore how to use the information gathered in a comprehensive evaluation to plan for the remediation of phonological processes in children, particularly those with multiple speech sound errors and low speech intelligibility. Further, SLPs can explore remediation techniques. The information presented can be considered a basic introduction for SLPs who are unfamiliar with...
Description: Part 3 of this webshop explores data collection for assessments/evaluation. Data collected during assessment should help answer the question “Does this student have disability?”, which is different than determining if a student is making progress on established goals. It is best to do these webshops in sequence, so please complete Part 1 and Part 2 if you have not yet done so.
Description: This webshop picks up where Part 1 leaves off. Part 2 explores different methods of data collection and provides some forms for recording and maintaining your data. It is best to do these webshops in sequence, so please complete Part 1 if you have not yet done so.
Description: This tutorial will provide a basic overview of how school-aged children typically swallow, and briefly discuss what can go wrong. Included in this tutorial are the following topics: Normal Swallowing Anatomy Normal Development Typical Swallow What Can go Wrong with the Swallow Possible Abnormalities of a Swallow HOT Topics – Why this Information is Important to me as a SLP in the School Setting
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Communication/AAC, PK-12 TIME: 10 minutes DESCRIPTION: This video created by Chris Bugaj,Loudoun County Public Schools demonstrates how to use pacing boards for articulation.
Description: As we learn about assistive technology it’s important that we listen to individuals who use it on a daily basis. The following interview is with Johnny Kelley, who will share some of his successes and challenges and how he became a self-determined person, living a fulfilled life. 12 minutes
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: ECE TIME: 45 minutes DESCRIPTION: This webshop was created by Sally Norton-Darr and Judith Schoonover from Loudoun County Public Schools. Explore this rich collection of literacy and thematic resources for Do-It Yourselfers! These resources are based on the book "Brown Bear, Brown Bear" and the "space" theme and offer powerpoints, templates, resource guides and literacy planners.
Description: Viewers will take a tour of a very special SCIENCE FAIR. The REACH Program at St. Mary's Home for Disabled Children hosts this annual event. Students with significant INTELLECTUAL and MULTIPLE DISABILITIES use a variety of ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY to share their ASOL-based projects. Take great notes and be prepared to be INSPIRED!
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Mild/Moderate, Low Incidence TIME: 18 minutes DESCRIPTION: This workshop will provide an overview of the stages of the writing process and identify interventions that can be addressed at the appropriate stage of the writing process. A separate webshop will specifically address assistive technology solutions for writing
Description: TARGET AUDIENCE: Mild/Moderate, Low Incidence TIME: 25 minutes DESCRIPTION: During this portion of the workshop we will explore assistive technology solutions that can be used at all stages of the writing process. Solutions will be explained and resources will be given.
Description: This is part 7 of 8 in the writing functional IEP goals workshop. The components of a functional goal will explained and examples will be shared.
Description: This is part 1 of 8 in the writing functional IEP goals for preschoolers workshop. In part 1, an overview and rational for writing goals that are meaningful to the child and can be practiced during routines of the day will be reviewed.
Description: This is part 5 of 8 in the writing functional IEP goals workshop. Once the teacher has gathered information about how the child functions within the routines of the classroom, the next step in the process is to obtain information from the child's family related to how the child functions at home.
Description: This is part 3 of 8 in the writing functional IEP goals for preschoolers workshop. We are going to be talking about where the information comes from to write goals for a student's IEP.
Description: This is the final webshop in the series writing functional IEP goals for preschoolers. Now that we have practiced writing functional goals, the McWilliam's Goal Functionality Scale II is a handy way to check if a child's goals are in deed functional.
Description: The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (NLVM) is a free online library of K-12 digital math manipulatives. This webshop introduces how students and teachers can use the 116 Java applets and related activities to build mathematical concept knowledge. It will also get you thinking about its uses for students working on a VGLA or VSEP assessment.
Description: This 17 minute video with activities provides a brief overview of assistive technology. It describes the laws and definitions of AT and the benefits of AT with student examples.
Description: This webshop is designed for teachers of high school students with disabilities who are preparing to search and compare options for postsecondary education.
Description: This websop was designed to give you an opportunity to watch some children who are actually either in the midst of learning how to communicate, or are well on their way to finding ways to communicate, other than spoken language or sign language, so that you could spend some time learning to observe and notice how much children really do communicate with you, if you pay attention. Note: There is a Mini Module Series On Deaf-Blindness (closed captioned videos, including Actions Speak Louder than...
Description: (Edited by Clare Talbert, January 2017) When schools work to effect change, the work often falls on the shoulders of a team. Team members need to make sure that their limited meeting time is used effectively, and that there is a process for making certain that tasks are completed. A structured team meeting process offers a way to make meetings more productive.
Description: Laura Beller,M.Ed., Brenda M. Lucus,M.Ed. Region 2&3 TTAC@ Old Dominion University & Nikki Miller,Ed.D Region 4 TTAC@George Mason University The information in this webshop defines comprehension, one of the five essential components of an effective instructional reading program and the strategies that can be useful to all readers.
Description: This tutorial, second in a series, provides basic information about dysphagia screening in the schools. If you have not done the Part 1 tutorial, please complete Part 1 as it provides the foundation for Part 2. Part 1 is titled, Dysphagia in the Schools: An Introduction for SLPs.
Description: This tutorial, fourth in a series, provides basic information about dysphagia intervention program considerations in the school. If you have not done Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 tutorials, please complete them first, as they provide the foundation for Part 4. Please go back and complete Part 1, Dysphagia in the Schools: An Introduction for SLPs, Part 2 Dysphagia in the Schools: Screening by Speech-Language Pathologista, and Part 3 Dysphagia in the Schools: Case Management by Speech-Language...
Description: This tutorial is the third in a series and provides basic information about dysphagia case management in the schools. If you have not done Part 1 and Part 2 tutorials, please complete them first, as they provide the foundation for Part 3. Please go back and complete Part I (Dysphagia in the Schools: An Introduction for SLPs) and Part II (Dysphagia in the Schools: Screening by Speech-Language Pathologists) if you haven't already:
Webshop Title: From Seeing to Knowing
Description: This webshop will discuss the stages of sensory processing and how adequate sensory processing has an impact on learning and what happens when there is a breakdown in sensory processing.
Description: The purpose of this introductory webshop is to explore the seven senses and get an understanding of normal and atypical sensory responses. We will discuss sensory seeking behaviors as well as sensory avoiding behaviors