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2018-19 Assistive Technology Team Workshops

2018-19 FREE Assistive Technology Trainings graphicABLE Tech in-person workshops are designed for educators with a wide range of Assistive Technology (AT) knowledge, providing standards-based training, hands-on practice, and dynamic coaching for the novice to expert educators and everyone in between. These FREE sessions will take participants from theory to practice with case studies and hands-on activities to learn the steps for providing Assistive Technology (AT) to students in public schools. The 2018-19 lineup includes a three-workshop series which will be offered in Owasso during the fall and repeated in Lawton in the spring.

ABLE Tech’s presenters will provide participants a variety of ways to learn how assistive technology devices can enhance learning! Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered for 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. (Each participant must register separately.)

Click the workshop titles below for training details and registration links.


Travel and Substitute Teacher Expense Reimbursement Available!

ABLE Tech AT Support Team Workshops are free thanks to a partnership between the State Department of Education (OSDE) and ABLE Tech, plus OSDE may reimburse your district for paying substitute teachers and other travel-related expenses for you to attend this workshop.

Oklahoma State Department of EducationIn order to take advantage of this opportunity, districts will need to obtain pre-approval to use Project 613 Funds by submitting a request through the Grants Management System (GMS) on Single Sign-On. Information needed for the request include the training title and date, names and titles of staff members attending, and estimated total cost for substitutes and travel expenses. After the training, districts must submit a computer-generated Expenditure Summary and Detail Report and supporting documentation through the GMS. For questions, please contact one of the following:

Carole Tomlin
carole.tomlin@sde.ok.gov  | 405-521-2335
Karen Howard
karen.howard@sde.ok.gov  | 405-522-1578
Janet Felton
janet.felton@sde.ok.gov  | 405-521-3587
Ashlee Henson
ashlee.henson@sde.ok.gov  | 405-521-4857

AT Assessment Part 1 - Consideration

Fall Session: Sept. 13, 2018
Tulsa Tech - Owasso Campus
10800 North 140th East Ave.
Owasso, OK  74055

 

Spring Session: January 17, 2019 
Cameron University
CETES Center, Bldg 19
2800 W Gore Blvd,
Lawton, OK 73505 


Click to register for January 17th session

Description:

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 student’s IEP goals.

Pre-requisite: N/A. 

Handouts will be posted on this webpage prior to the training date.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

4.5 CEUs pending approval for OT/OTA, PT/PTA.
This program is offered for .45 ASHA CEUs (Beginner level; Professional area).
Policies, including professional conduct, conflict of interest form, privacy and security, and complaint procedures can be found here.

Handouts for  Workshop Part 1

01_Agenda: AT Assessment Part 1 (.docx) 02 Big East Consideration Form (.pdf)
03_AT Consideration-Special Factors (.docx) 04  AT Law Activity Foldable (.docx)
05_Background Binder, Make 'n Take (.pdf) 06_Background Binder, Make 'n Take Cover (.docx)
07_Keyguard Overlay Make 'n Take (.pdf) 08_PVC Marker Holder Make 'n Take (.pdf)
09_Reading Guide Make 'n Take (.pdf) 10_Tactile Ruler Make 'n Take (.pdf)
11_Weighted Pencil Make 'n Take (.pdf) 12_Symbol Stix Make 'n Take (.pdf)
13_Wkshop1_AT-Consideration-in-Outline-Form (.docx)

AT Assessment Part 2 - Gathering Information and Trialing Devices

Fall Session: October 11, 2018
Tulsa Tech - Owasso Campus
10800 North 140th East Ave.
Owasso, OK  74055

 

 

Spring Session: February 14, 2019 
Cameron University
CETES Center, Bldg 19
2800 W Gore Blvd,
Lawton, OK 73505 


Click to register for February 14th session

Description:

Participants will learn the steps involved in conducting an Assistive Technology (AT) Assessment, and the procedure for borrowing AT to trial with students. Educators will try their hand at making low-tech AT to help students with classroom tasks.

Pre-requisite: AT Assessment Part 1- Consideration. 

Handouts will be posted on this webpage prior to the training date.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

5.5 CEUs pending approval for OT/OTA, PT/PTA.
This program is offered for .55 ASHA CEUs (Beginner level; Professional area).
Policies, including professional conduct, conflict of interest form, privacy and security, and complaint procedures can be found here.

Handouts for Workshop 2

01_Agenda: AT Assessment Part 2 (.docx)
02_SET for Workshop 2 (.pdf)
03_WATI Classroom Observation Guide (.pdf)
04_Zaballa SETT Scaffold Tool Selection (.pdf)
05_AT Assessment Part 2 Outline (.docx)
06_Teacher Box Inventory Info Sheet (.xlsx)
07_QIAT AT Assessment Process Form (.pdf)
08 MakeNTake_TokenChart (.pdf)
09 MakeNTake_AdaptedStylus (.pdf)
10_MakeNTake BasicVisualSchedule (.pdf)

AT Assessment Part 3 - AT in the IEP and Implementation

Fall Session: Nov. 8, 2018 
Tulsa Tech - Owasso Campus
10800 North 140th East Ave.
Owasso, OK  74055

Click to register for Nov. 8th session

Spring Session: March 14, 2019
Cameron University
Shepler Center, Bldg 37
2800 W Gore Blvd,
Lawton, OK 73505 


Click to register for March 14th session

Description:

Participants will learn how to write AT in the IEP, summarize the AT Implementation process, compare and contrast AT across disabilities, and identify funding resources for acquisition of AT. Afternoon breakout sessions will offer educators opportunities to see and try devices in the categories of their choosing.

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

Handouts will be posted on this webpage prior to the training date.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

5 CEUs pending approval for OT/OTA, PT/PTA.
This program is offered for .5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).
Policies, including professional conduct, conflict of interest form, privacy and security, and complaint procedures can be found here.

Handouts for Workshop 3

01 Agenda AT Assessment Part 3 (.pdf) 02 Implementation Practice Handout (.pdf)
03 IEP_Practice_Worksheet (.pdf) 04 Breakout_Schedule (.pdf)
05 Workshop_3_Outline (.pdf)  

Workshop Disclosures:

Dina Anderson, Kimberly Berry, Shelley Gladden, Linda Jaco, Shelby Sanders, Allyson Robinson, Sandra Wright.

Financial Disclosure:

For all the speakers named above, no relevant financial relationship exists. Nonfinancial Disclosure: For all the speakers named above, no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Accommodation Requests:

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


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