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Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (8) Dealing with Student Disrespect

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Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (7) Dealing with Student Disruption

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Behavior, Kansas Trainings: (6) Dealing with Student Non-Compliance

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Kindle Books Now Accessible to Students Who Are Blind
March 27, 2017, 3:49 PM UTC

icon image of man or boy reading a book under a treeKindle books can now be read by individuals who are blind using a Windows 10, 8 or 7 computer.  You need the Kindle app and the latest version of NVDA, an open source screen reader. 

How to Use Amazon's Alexa on iOS Devices
March 23, 2017, 5:24 PM UTC

icon for AmazonWhat? Use Alexa instead of Siri? Yes, you can now query Alexa on your iPhone or iPad. Simply download the Amazon app (not Amazon Alexa app--you will need that app if you want to ask about weather or traffic.) Use the microphone at the top to interact with Alexa. Read this article for more specifics.  I did find it hasn't been fully enabled in iOS yet. I could only use it for sho...

Chromebooks Apps and Extensions for Learners with Dyslexia
March 03, 2017, 10:21 PM UTC

Chrome browser iconMike Marotta collaborated with CALL Scotland to create this guide identifying apps and extensions for learners with dyslexia. Categories include notetaking text-to-speech, organization, writing support, reading support, reading ebooks, reading the web and working with PDFs. Download here.

Adolescent Sleep, Health and School Start Times National Conference
March 01, 2017, 10:29 PM UTC

logo for national conferenceWe recently posted a video, Teens, Sleep and Later Start Times, by Kyla Wahlstrom, Ph.D. If you find this topic interesting, here is the opportunity to explore the impact of later start times on adolescents. This is the first-of-its-kind national conference devoted to this topic.  The conference will occur in Washington, DC on April 27-28.  

Reducing Prompt Dependence in AAC Learners
January 26, 2017, 9:18 PM UTC

pointing handHere are 5 things to try if you need to reduce prompt dependence with your AAC learners. These are great ideas for those students who wait for you to help before responding.  

Ask and Answer for Clicker 7
January 18, 2017, 5:08 PM UTC

Clicker logoIf you're a Clicker 7 user, you should check out this new template. It's called Ask and Answer and allows the recording of 6 questions to which students can reply. It's quick and easy, but won't work if you haven't upgraded to Clicker 7. 

All-in-One Visual Support Tool
December 30, 2016, 9:28 PM UTC

image of open binderCreated by Tabi Jones-Wohleber as a way to manage all the "stuff". Here you will find instructions to create your own 5.5 x 8" binder which includes a First/Then board, a Personal Picture Schedule, a Task Analysis Checklist, a Finished Pocket on the front cover, a Token Reward board on the back cover and room for the picture symbols and tokens inside the binder, along with plastic...

Testing Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
December 20, 2016, 9:47 PM UTC

college board logoThe College Board, the developer of SAT and PSAT has announced it is streamlining the process for testing accommodations. Now, students who receive testing accommodations as part of an IEP or 504 Plan will have the accommodations automatically approved for taking the SAT, the SAT/NMSQT, the PSAT 10, SAT Subject Tests and AP exams. Click here for more info.

Create eBooks Using Google Slides
December 20, 2016, 6:57 PM UTC

Google slides iconsThere are many apps specifically designed for creating ebooks. But did you know you can easily use Google Slides (part of GAFE) to create an ebook? This link tells you how, but what it doesn't tell you is you can use text-to-speech to read the PDF you create using your Chrome extensions such as CoWriter Universal, or Select and Speak or open on your iDevice and have it read aloud with Natural Reader (keeps gr...

Amazon Echo as an Accessibility Support
December 08, 2016, 9:08 PM UTC

Echo dotIf you've ever wondered about the Echo and how it might be used by a person with a disability, here is a great article.  Luis Perez is well known to Infinitec as a webinar presenter. Read his blog post to see how the Echo Dot can be used by a person with a vision impairment. His ideas and explanations are well worth your time and will probably spark more ideas!  

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