AT Support Team Workshops

AT Support Team Workshops

Workshop conducted by ABLE Tech


ABLE Tech 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 up to the expert educator.

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 all offered in Enid, Oklahoma during the fall school semester, and repeated in Shawnee, Oklahoma in the spring.

    • Part 1 – Workshop: AT Assessment – Consideration

    • Part 2 – Workshop: AT Assessment – Gathering Information and Trialing Devices

    • Part 3 – Workshop: AT Assessment – AT in the IEP and Implementation

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.)


 

Part 1 – Workshop: AT Assessment – Consideration

Fall Session: Sept. 12, 2019
Stride Bank Center
301 S. Independence Street
Enid, OK  73701

Register for Sept. 12 Session

 

Spring Session: Jan. 23, 2020
Gordon Cooper Technology Center
One John C. Bruton Blvd.,
Shawnee, OK 74804

Register for Jan. 23 Session

AT Team Training WorkshopDescription:

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.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

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

Part 1 - Workshop Handouts

Agenda Part 1 Workshop --Coming Soon  
   
   
   
   
   

Part 2 - Workshop: Gathering Information and Trialing Devices

Fall Session: Oct. 24, 2019
Stride Bank Center
301 S. Independence Street
Enid, OK 73701

Register for Oct. 24 Session

 

Spring Session: Feb. 20, 2020
Gordon Cooper Technology Center
One John C. Bruton Blvd.,
Shawnee, OK 74804

Register for Feb. 20 Session

Description:

Pre-requisite: Part 1 -AT Assessment - Consideration

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.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

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

Part 2 - Workshop Handouts

Agenda Part 2 Workshop --Coming Soon  
   
   
   
   
   

Part 3 - Workshop: AT in the IEP and Implementation

Fall Session: Nov. 14, 2019
Stride Bank Center
301 S. Independence Street
Enid, OK  73701

Register for Nov. 14 Session

Spring Session: March 26, 2020
Gordon Cooper Technology Center
One John C. Bruton Blvd.,
Shawnee, OK 74804

Register for March 26 Session

Description:

Pre-requisite: Part2 - AT Assessment – Gathering Information and Trialing Devices 
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 the acquisition of AT. Afternoon breakout sessions will offer educators opportunities to see and try devices in the categories of their choosing.

ASHA CEU Brand Block

5 CEUs pending approval for OT/OTA, PT/PTA.
This program is offered for 0.50 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

Agenda Part 3 Workshop --Coming Soon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

In 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 includes 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

 

Workshop Speakers:

Kimberly Berry, Gretchen Cole-Lade, Shelley Gladden, Linda Jaco, Shelby Sanders, Allyson Robinson, Amy Woods, and Sandra Wright-Hackler.

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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