AT Webinars and Video Resources

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Archived Webinars

  • Accommodations and AT for Dyslexia with Tiffany Jenkins

    With appropriate intervention, students with dyslexia may be able to improve their reading skills. In the meantime, Assistive Technology can help these children to keep up with grade-level content and succeed in school. In this webinar, Tiffany Jenkins, a Certified Academic Language Therapist, will discuss a variety of tools that have been shown to help struggling readers. Jenkins is a parent of a child with dyslexia and also serves on the State Dyslexia Task Force, which is working to improve educational opportunities for Oklahoma students. 

    This webinar was recorded in April 2019. Watch Accommodations and AT for Dyslexia Webinar on YouTube.


  • ABLE Tech Financial Loan Program with Shelley Gladden, ABLE Tech Program Manager

    ABLE Tech’s financial loan program helps individuals purchase assistive technology. In this recorded webinar, Shelley Gladden explains how ABLE Tech partners with the Oklahoma Assistive Technology Foundation (OkAT) and BancFirst of Stillwater to provide financing options with low interest and flexible repayment terms.

    This webinar was recorded in March 2019. Watch Financial Loan Program Webinar on YouTube.


  • 6 Tips for Accessibility in Microsoft Word with Lyssa Prince, ABLE Tech ICT Accessibility Coordinator.

    You never know when an individual may need to read your documents with assistive technology (AT) such as a screen reader or an electronic braille device. That’s why it’s important to make all your documents accessible from the start. Luckily, Microsoft Word includes easy-to-use tools to increase access and readability for all!

    This webinar was recorded in Jan. 2019. Watch Word Accessibility Webinar on YouTube.

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  • ABLE Tech’s SoonerCare iPad Vending Program with Sandra Wright-Hackler, ABLE Tech Program Manager

    Sandra explains which apps are approved as speech generating devices, and share her insights on writing successful applications. 

    This webinar was recorded on December 5, 2018. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/JDwmb2qdPnY


  • Accessible Educational Materials with ABLE Tech Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Kimberly Berry and Cristin Lockwood, Liberty Braille

    Cristin and Kimberly explore Accessible Educational Materials, focusing on how to obtain materials in large print, braille, or accessible digital text on iPads.

    This webinar was recorded on November 15, 2018. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/jPMPnM3uSDA 


  • Smoke Alarms for People with Disabilities with ABLE Tech Program Manager, Milissa Gofourth

    Learn about an ABLE Tech collaboration that provides free smoke alarms and alert equipment for individuals with disabilities. Program Manager, Milissa Gofourth will explain what equipment is provided, as well as the application and installation processes.

    This webinar was recorded on October 3, 2018. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/joa2IG9vEsI 


  • Special Education Resolution Center with Program Manager, Jo Anne Pool Blades
    Wish your Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings ran more smoothly? The Oklahoma Special Education Resolution Center (SERC) can help! In this webinar, SERC Program Manager Jo Anne Blades explains how to access training, mediation services, and more. 

    This webinar was recorded on September 5, 2018. Watch the archive at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=joa2IG9vEsI


  • AT Meets IT: Creating Accessible Documents

    Learn how to create accessible documents in Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF. ABLE Tech Accessibility Coordinator, Rob Carr, will show how utilizing proper heading structure, alt tags, and other features can improve access for students who use screen readers and other accessibility tools.

    This webinar was recorded on February 27, 2018. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/276Fe6j1eUQ

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  • AT Meets IT: Chromebooks and Chrome Browser

    Discover how Chromebooks and the Google Chrome Browser can be used as Assistive Technology (AT) to improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities.

    This webinar was recorded on December 5, 2017. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/iaRrzZKfoxw


  • Universal Design for Learning: Practical Applications

    Oklahoma State Department of Education Universal Design for Learning (UDL) expert Angela Kwok joins ABLE Tech staff to share practical ideas for incorporating assistive technology and UDL principles in the classroom.

    This webinar was recorded on November 15, 2017. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/GqJQpuXwu8Y


  • Accessible Educational Materials: Getting the Most from Bookshare

    ABLE Tech Teacher of the Visually Impaired Kimberly Berry shares tips for obtaining accessible digital text for students who have difficulty comprehending standard printed or electronic text.

    This webinar was recorded on September 27, 2017. Watch the archive at: https://youtu.be/u8BoAwRkTZs


  • AT in the IEP: OK EdPlan Updates

    ABLE Tech Occupational Therapist Specialist Dina Anderson explores recent changes to OK EdPlan, and explains how and where it is appropriate to include assistive technology (AT) in a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).


  • This webinar was recorded on August 30, 2017. Watch the archive at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=doqxmSU1G30


    Webinars and Videos, by topic

AT Process

AT Category

AT in the IEP

Documenting AT in the Individualized Education Program (IEP)
(Posted 2/3/2014)

Computer Access, Ergonomics

AT Discovery Webinar: Computer Access, Ergonomics (Aired 5/9/2017)

Consideration and Assessment

Assistive Technology 101  (Posted 12/10/2013)

Continuing QIAT Conversations – Consideration of AT Needs with Joan Breslin-Larson (Aired 3/13/2014)

Considering the Need for AT in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) (Posted 1/10/2013)

Using the SETT Framework  (Posted 1/5/2014)

Assistive Technology Assessment Made Easy (Posted 1/15/2015)

Assessment of Assistive Technology Needs  (Posted 2/3/2014)

Daily Living

AT Discovery Webinar: AT for Daily Living 
(Aired 1/10/2017)


Funding for Assistive Technology  (Posted 12/10/2013)

Funding Assistive Technology for Infants & Toddlers – SoonerStart
(Posted 5/19/2014)

Environmental Adaptations, Environmental Controls

AT Discovery Webinar: Environmental Adaptations and Environmental Controls (Aired 9/20/2016)


Penny Reed discusses the IEP team’s process for considering whether a student needs AT

AT Implementation Plans: Steps to take in Implementing an AT Plan for Oklahoma Schools  (Posted 10/18/2015)


Assistive Technology Options for Hearing Loss 
(Posted 12/10/2013)

AT Discovery Webinar: AT for Hearing (Aired 2/14/2017)

Professional Development

QIAT: Professional Development in AT (YouTube video)

Learning, Cognition, and Development

AT for Learning and Cognition (Posted 12/10/2013)

AT Discovery Webinar: AT for Learning, Cognition, and Development (Aired 10/18/2016)   

Assistive Technology for Early Literacy (Posted 1/19/2017)

Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology

Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology  (Posted 12/10/2013)

Seating, Positioning, and Mobility

AT Discovery Webinar: Seating, Positioning, Mobility (Aired 4/11/2017)  


Basics of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) (Posted 1/9/2013)

AT Discovery Webinar: AT for Speech Communications (Aired 11/8/2016)  


Assistive Technology for Vision Loss (Posted 1/8/2014)

AT Discovery Webinar: AT for Vision (Aired 3/7/2017)

Multiple Categories/Miscellaneous

Free to Low Cost Assistive Technology Solutions (posted 11/24/2014)

Other Topics…

AT and Behavior (.pdf)
Chrome and iPad Handout
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