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your professional learning needs.

 

Newly added for Schools:

Five in Ten: Sensory and Behavior Approaches in the Classroom
by Gwen Wild, found under Five in Ten

Five in Ten: Communication with Dual Language Learners
by Brenda Gorman, found under Five in Ten

Five in Ten: Collaborative and Proactive Solutions
by Ross Greene found under Five in Ten

Creative Ways to Provide PD When Training
on AT Tools and Supports

by Kelly Key, found under Archived Webinars

Para Series (8) ESI: Is It Really Seclusion? Preschool Emphasis
(Kansas focus) by Linda Aldridge found under KS Trainings

Making the World a Bit Easier to Navigate
for Individuals with Autism - 
Using Executive Function Skills

by Brenda Smith Myles, found under Autism

Para Series (7) Emergency Safety Interventions Intro
(Kansas focus)
 
by Linda Aldridge, found under KS Trainings

Parenting Supports and Strategies in the Age of Technology
by Randy Wooten, found under Archived Webinars

Para Executive Functioning Series (2)
Myth Busters Using Executive Functioning Skills
by Paige Buckingham, found under Archived Webinars

Para Series (6) Data Management, Adult Accountability and the Power of Meetbacks
by Linda Aldridge found under Archived Webinars

Para Executive Functioning Series: (1) 
Executive Functioning Skills and Strategies by Paige Buckingham
found under Archived Webinars

Building Capacity for AT Services through the Language of
Problem-Solving
by Daniel Cochrane, found under Archived Webinars

UDL Series: by Dr. Alex Hollingshead all found under Archived Webinars
(1)
Unpacking Universal in UDL for Students
with the Most Complex Needs
(2) Unpacking Design in UDL for Students
with the Most Complex Needs
(3) Unpacking Learning in UDL for Students
with the Most Complex Needs

AAC Series for Paraprofessionals (1) Overview of Communication 
(
2) Overview of Speech and Language Disorders

by Heather Miller Schwarz found under Communication

Virtual AAC Coaching for eLearning (Put Me In Coach!)
by Jill Senner and Matt Baud, found under Communication

Para Series (5) Promoting Social Emotional Growth

Top 10 Google Tips Paraprofessionals Need to Know
When Working from Home

Para Series (4) Student Success and School-Wide Discipline

Para Series (3) Student Support Plan 
Development and Implementation 

Para Series (1) Understanding Student Behavior:
Factors that Explain WHY!

(2) Understanding Student Behavior:
School, Community and Home Setting Conditions

by Linda Adridge, found under Paraprofessional

Facilitate a Writing Workshop in the Virtual Classroom
by Susan Oxnevad, found under Archived Webinars

How to Arrange your Virtual Therapy Room for AAC-Tele-Modeling:
Show Them What You're Working With!

by Heather Miller Schwarz, found under Communication

Powerful Google Projects for the Virtual Classroom
by Susan Oxnevad found in Archived Webinars

*Para Power! Supervision of Common Areas in Elementary School
by Linda Aldridge, found under Paraprofessionals

 

Newly added for Social Services:

*QIDP Module 6: Advocacy Rights and Resources

 

More information on the New IL Training
Requirement: IL Workplace Transparency Act
Sexual Harassment Training

T
his training will meet the IDFPR requirement and is
scheduled for availability by the end of June, 2020 (revised date).

Group Buys In Progress
May 12, 2020, 4:06 PM GMT

Dollar signWe are announcing the group buys' vendors: Attainment, Cadan, Don Johnston, My Full Life and N2Y.  Place your order between now and December 15, 2020.

Chromebook Apps and Extensions for Dyslexia
November 25, 2019, 5:59 PM GMT

app wheelThis 2019 dyslexia wheel update is free to download from CALL Scotland and includes new additions.  You will also find blue text represents apps and green text represents extensions. 

Book Creator Available for Chrome
September 13, 2019, 3:18 PM GMT

Book creator logoYou've probably used the Book Creator app on an iPad, but now Book Creator is available for Chrome users, whether you have a license through your school or you use it independently. Simply create your library, invite students by sharing a code, and get started with your first book.  

Apps for Students with Autism, Version 5
March 18, 2019, 1:42 PM GMT

Autism apps wheelVersion 5 of this autism apps wheel provides a sampling of educational apps based on common learning characteristics and traits typical for students with ASD. Thanks to Mark Coppin for developing, sharing, and updating this tool. You will find it at Prairie Assistive Technology.

Tips, Tricks and Tools to Build Your Inclusive Classroom Through UDL
March 04, 2019, 3:32 PM GMT

girl using computerCheck out Mike Marotta's EdSurge article on UDL for an overview of the three principles of UDL along with real world classroom applications which lead to a more inclusive learning experience for all students.

Apps to Support Successful Transition
February 18, 2019, 3:08 PM GMT

app wheelVersion 2 of this transition wheel provides a sampling of apps that support indepdence in the areas of daily living, organization, study, vocation, reading and writing. Thanks to Mark Coppin for developing, sharing, and updating this tool. You will find it at Prairie Assistive Technology.

Chromebook Accessibility and Learning Tools
February 11, 2019, 4:18 PM GMT

child using chromebookThis Chromebook Accessibility and Learning Tools "poster" from CALL Scotland features finding and turning on accessibility features on a Chromebook, listening to spoken text aloud, voice typing, magnification tool, Chrome Vox and mouse options including dwell clicking. 

MN Joint Hearing Reports Stats from NAMI on Mental Health
January 30, 2019, 10:17 PM GMT

The House Education Finance and Policy Committees held a joint hearing on 1/29/19 and opened with a presentation from NAMI. Highlights include data that 50% of student mental health issues begin before age 14, 20% of students age 14-18 will live with a mental health issue, 1 in 5 students had a symptom of depression in the last two weeks and suicide is now the second leading cause of death in people aged 10-34. Read more or watch the hearing video. 

Beginning Communicators: Learning Through Touch Cues
January 28, 2019, 6:53 PM GMT

2 little girls one putting hand on shoulder of girl in wheelchairHere's an interesting idea originally developed for students who are deaf or blind, but definitely has application for the beginning communicator.  It's the use of simple tactile cues selected for an individual learner that are used to precede an activity. Check out Carole Zangari's post from January 28 on the PrAACtical AAC website.

Executive Function App Wheel
January 17, 2019, 9:11 PM GMT

4 concentric circles with skill, issues, app categories and links to specific apps This wheel provides a sampling of apps available for 8 skill areas for students with executive functioning concerns.  Thanks to Mark Coppin for developing and sharing this tool. You will find it at Prairie Assistive Technology under resources.

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