Funding Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities

When:
June 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
2020-06-05T08:00:00-05:00
2020-06-05T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital
6800 NW 39th Expressway Bethany
OK 73008
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kimberly Berry
405.744.8342 (Direct Line)

This half-day workshop is designed for Oklahoma public school administrators, special educators and related service providers who help students with disabilities. Participants will learn about resources and grant-writing tips for securing funding for needed assistive technology (AT) for students. Participants will practice matching students to funding options as well as practice grant writing in the workshop. Guidance for planning and budgeting for AT will be shared as well as sample AT plans so that schools can plan ahead to support the provision of needed AT to students with disabilities.

Pre-requisite: None.

Learning Outcomes: As a result of this activity, the participant will be able to

  1. List potential funding options available to provide needed AT to students with disabilities.
  2. Apply grant writing tips and information through grant writing practice.
  3. Describe what should be included in an AT plan for a school.

Handouts will be posted prior to the training date at https://www.okabletech.org/education-services/at-services-for-pk-12/at-support-team-workshops/

CEUs: 3 hours, pending approval for OT/OTA, PT/PTA. This program is offered for .30 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level; Professional area).

Policies, including professional conduct, conflict of interest form, privacy and security, and complaint procedures are online at https://www.okabletech.org/education-services/at-services-for-pk-12/policies-for-providing-quality-training/

Speaker Disclosures: Kimberly Berry, Gretchen Cole-Lade, Shelley Gladden, Linda Jaco, Allyson Robinson, Shelby Sanders, and Amy Woods
Financial Disclosure: All the speakers named above are the staff of Oklahoma ABLE Tech.
Nonfinancial Disclosure: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists for any of the speakers.

Accommodation Requests: Please let us know if you have accommodation needs by calling or emailing abletech@okstate.edu

This workshop is designed to help school districts build capacity to provide quality Assistive Technology (AT) devices and services needed to help students with disabilities meet educational goals and achieve success.