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Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 3 and Behavior Intervention Planning

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Functional Behavior Assessments, Tier 2

Presented by Ron Lake, Climate Coordinator, Duluth Public Schools and MDE PBIS Regional Coach

Behavior: MN PBIS: Review of Implementation Basics

Presented by Susan Chwalek, School Psychologist and PBIS team member, St. Cloud, MN and Erin Engness, PBIS and RtI Coach, Princeton, MN

Behavior: MN PBIS: School-wide PBIS Overview

Presented by Steve Wagner, Teacher Apollo HS & Charlie Eisenriech, Principal Apollo HS, St. Cloud, MN

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Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future

In-depth manual describing a collaboration between 6 agencies in the Chicago area whose go...

Shared Material: Building Bridges to the Future Spanish version

Spanish version of brochure describing the Building Bridges to the Future program, a colla...

Shared Material: Transition: Building Bridges to the Future Brochure

Brief description of the Building Bridges to the Future program, a collaboration of 6 non-...

Other Links: Illinois Schools Assistive Technology Support Website

This website is intended to provide information about the provision of assistive technolog...

Shared Material: Disability Fact Sheet - Static Encephalopathy

This fact sheet identifies the educational implications of static encephalopathy. It inclu...

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5 iOS Accessibility Features Every Learner Should Know
May 16, 2016, 2:09 PM UTC

Apple computer iconLuis Perez, one of our frequent webinar presenters has created an infographic highlighting 5 iOS accessbility features that benefit a wide range of learners.  See the descriptions plus links to tutorials for each feature by clicking here.

20+ Water Activities for Toddlers
May 11, 2016, 1:49 PM UTC

water balloons spilling out of bucketAs we approach summer, it's time to start thinking of creative ways to occupy time.  Here are 20+ water activities ranging from boats to painting on ice for toddlers.

Group Buys are Arriving
April 21, 2016, 6:11 PM UTC

ballons with dollar symbol lifting character off groundGroup Buys for FY17 now include Attainment, Don Johnston, Cadan and N2Y. Illinois includes TeachTown. Check out the Group Buy section under the Member Center tab. 

Executive Function App Matrix
March 18, 2016, 4:30 PM UTC

change ahead words on road signThis Matrix of Apps provides educators and families with an overview of major features of available apps addressing executive function. It was developed by AT Specialists Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll as a hand-out for the webinar, AT and App Support Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary presented for CTD. Permission to reproduce is granted as lon...

Apps to Support a Successful Transition
February 18, 2016, 9:30 PM UTC

Wheel with links to apps for transitionThis app wheel from Mark Coppin identifies apps for transition age students including Vocational, Reading, Writing, and Study Supports plus Daily Living and Organization apps.  You can also find it under our Transition resources - College and Career Read...

Read&Write Offers New Languages
February 08, 2016, 3:04 PM UTC

Logo for Read & Write For all you Chrome users of Read&Write Google: New languages for translation now include French, Portuguese, Bahasa Melayu (Malaysian) and the long-standing Spanish.  

Word Prediction Feature Match
January 25, 2016, 4:42 PM UTC

cartoon girl hunched over typewriterHere is an updated side-by-side comparison of the features of various writing apps that have word prediction. If you're trying to decide which app is best for your student, take a look here first. The PDF version is found in Downloads - Shared Material - Writing.

Using the iPad to Support Dyslexia
January 22, 2016, 9:09 PM UTC

University of Edinburgh logoCALL Scotland (Communication & AT for People with Disabilities) has created a poster identifying all the features of iOS 9 that are helpful for literacy difficulties including dyslexia. It's free to download and features accessibility items like Split View, Siri, improving the readability of Safari, Speak Screen/Selection, Quick Type and more ideas.

Recorditt App - Contribute Voice Files
January 22, 2016, 9:12 PM UTC

Over the last year we've shared info about an upcoming app called Talkitt.  Talkitt is designed to assist people with speech impairments by translating unintelligible sound into clear speech in real time. Recorditt is a free app that is used to help in the development by sharing voice files.  Users are asked to record and submit their own personal voice samples.  A minimum of two voice ...

Speech Recognition in Google Docs
November 11, 2015, 5:11 PM UTC

microphone iconGoogle recently added speech recognition to Google docs when using the Chrome browser. This provides you a great opportunity to try it with students.  We've posted a screencast (Google Voice Typing) created by Nicole Peters, OTR/L from Blue Valley School District in Kansas in the Online Classroom under Tutorials.

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