AT Support Team Workshops

teachers at workshop bannerABLE Tech workshops are designed for educators, related service providers, and administrators needing a wide range of Assistive Technology (AT) knowledge, providing standards-based training, hands-on practice, and dynamic coaching for the novice up to the expert.

These FREE sessions will take participants from theory to practice with hands-on activities to learn the steps for providing Assistive Technology (AT) to students in schools. The lineup will include a 3-part series of training sessions offered in a ZOOM virtual format.

Each participant must register separately.

ABLE Tech - Spring 2023 Workshop Series

Part 1 - Consideration of Assistive Technology (AT)

January 19, 2023

Part 2 -
Gathering Information and Trialing Devices

February 16, 2023

Part 3 - AT in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and Implementation

March 23, 2023

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information on joining the online workshop.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): Units will be offered to OTs, PTs, and SLPs. School districts are invited to form "AT Support Teams" which include administrators, special education teachers, and related service providers to attend the workshops together.


Accommodation Requests:
Please let us know if you have accommodation needs by calling (1-800-257-1705) or emailing abletech@okstate.edu.

Speaker Disclosures: Gretchen Cole-Lade, Shelley Gladden, Josh Hawkins, Averie Hinchey, Allyson Robinson, Shelby Sanders, and Amy Woods

Financial Disclosure: For the speakers above, no relevant financial relationship exists. Oklahoma ABLE Tech receives a profit from vending iPads, apps, and cases as speech-generating devices to SoonerCare Members on behalf of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority.

Nonfinancial Disclosure: No relevant financial relationship exists for any speakers above.

Policies, including professional conduct, conflict of interest form, privacy and security, and complaint procedures can be found with this link.

ABLE Tech - Spring 2023 Workshop Series

[Part 1 of 3 workshops]

Part 1  – Consideration of Assistive Technology  

Participants will learn the process for Consideration of Assistive Technology (AT) for all students with disabilities, including legal requirements related to AT consideration, and hands-on learning to help educators discover potential solutions available to help meet students’ Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals.

Prerequisite: none

Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the consideration of AT for all students with disabilities.
2. Summarize what the law says about AT Consideration.
3. List potential solutions available to help meet students’ IEP goals.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for the number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


Part 1 - Downloads

Agenda (PDF) Presentation Slides (PDF) Part 1 - Special Factors Support (PDF)
Part 1 - BEEC- AT guide (PDF)    

 

[Part 2 of 3 Workshops]

Part 2 - Gathering Information and Trialing Devices   

Participants will learn the steps involved in conducting an AT Assessment and the procedure for borrowing AT to trial with students. Educators will be provided the opportunity of making low-tech AT help students with classroom tasks. Handouts will be posted on this webpage before the training date.

Pre-requisite: AT Assessment Part 1 - Consideration Workshop

Learning Outcomes
1. Explain the steps to conduct an AT Assessment.
2. Describe how to borrow AT for a trial.
3. Apply the steps of an AT Assessment with a student.

Part 2 - Downloads

Agenda (PDF)

WATI Observation Guide (PDF)

Zabala SETT Data Tool  (PDF)

Presentation Slides (PDF)

WATI Decision Guide (PDF)

QIAT Assessment Planner (PDF)

Zabala SETT Data Gathering (PDF)

WATI Environmental Observation Summary (PDF)

WATI AT Trial Use Guide (PDF)

 

[Part 3 of 3 Workshops]

Part 3 - Assistive Technology (AT) in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and Implementation 

Participants will learn how to write AT in the IEP, summarize the AT Implementation process, compare and contrast AT across disabilities, and identify AT funding resources. The session will offer educators opportunities to see devices.

Pre-requisite: AT Assessment Part 2 – Gathering Information and Trialing Devices Workshop

Learning Outcomes
1. Tell how to write AT in the IEP
2. Summarize AT Implementation process
3. Compare and Contrast AT across disabilities
4. Identify funding resources for AT acquisition

Part 3 - Downloads

Agenda (PDF)

Presentation Slides (coming soon)

AT Implementation Organizer (PDF)

Implementation Practice Handout (PDF)

IEP Practice Worksheet (PDF)