When you finish a webshop (and complete the evaluation), you will receive a certificate of completion that shows how much time you spent on the webshop. This certificate can be submitted to your supervisor or administrator who will determine how many recertification points will be given. Certificates will be stored in your My TTAC Online account.
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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: 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: 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 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 the fourth module in discussing the Transition Process. This module focuses on the development of measurable annual goals and accommodations that support the student's desired measurable postsecondary goals.
Description: This webshop will provide examples of how teachers in Virginia used the self-determined learning model of instruction in their classrooms during the pilot project. Some used it for whole class instruction, others for small group work, and still others for individual student goals in academics, social skills, or transition. This webshop will focus on the examples that were used with students with more mild disabilities, to help all teachers clearly understand the process. Subsequent webshops will...
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: “Actions Speak Louder Than Words” - companion webshop
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 set of three webshops explore the definition of phonological processes, assessment, and intervention.
Description: Data collection is an essential part of the evaluation and remediation of speech/language impairments. This series of three webshops discusses different types of data collection and provides free samples of multiple data forms.
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 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:
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 final webshop “Sensory Strategies in the Everyday World” will discuss common sensory strategies used with students with ASD. These stategies will include discussion about common accomodations and modifications and how to develop a sensory diet that works.
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
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: Laura Beller, M.Ed. Region 2 & 3 TTAC at Old Dominion University This webshop is designed to allow you to become familiar with phonemic awareness development, assessement and instruction. The guiding questions addressed in this Webshop are: What is Phonemic Awareness? Why is phonemic awareness importantant? How can phonemic awareness be assessed? What kinds of phonemic awareness instruction will have the greatest impact on my student’s learning to read?
Description: Serving students who are nonverbal is a challenge. It is necessary to provide these students with ways to communicate so that they can answer academic questions and participate in the social communication of the schools. Use of core vocabulary can help make this happen. Core vocabulary is defined as a small set of unchanging words that are used across contexts. Core vocabulary is a fundamental concept and is a way of designing low and high tech materials that maximize and enhance student...
Description: The purpose of this www. workshop is to address these common questions and provide you with an understanding of why swinging, rocking and playing in sand can actually help a student with autism learn and attend to activities better. Sure, these activities are fun and enjoyable for most children but children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) might not find these activities as pleasurable as their peers; while other children with an ASD might find these activities so pleasurable that they...
Description: This is the second part of the introductory webshop on increasing student self-determination skills through the use of the Self-determined learning model of instruction. In this webshop, you will learn the steps of the self-determined learning model of instruction and how to make some of the other changes in the classroom that support the development of student self-determination.
Description: This webshop will set the groundwork for self-determination: what it is, why it's important and how the self-determined learning model of instruction can increase self-determination skills in general.
Description: This workshop will provide information about a teaching strategy called the self-determined learning model of instruction. This strategy builds upon a problem-solving model to teach students to make decisions and choices for themselves in a variety of settings. There isn't one way to use this, but there are some basic components to learn. We'll say that it takes one part theory (understanding why and what it is), one part teacher attitude (how you do it) and two parts creativity (helping...
Description: Adaptive switches are an alternate means of accessing devices that have small switches that are inaccessible for people with orthopedic disabilities. These devices include battery-powered, electrical and electronic household devices. Adaptive switches have many applications. In this workshop, we intend to use a switch to control turning on and off lights, radios, tape recorders, and battery-operated toys. The purpose of this eWorkshop is to share ideas for making switches from things that are...