AT Network Training Everyday Technology for Learning Differences: Use the Tools You Already Have





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Published on Oct 11, 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Presented by: Shelley Haven, ATP, RET Assistive Technology Consultant - Technology to Unlock Potential

From computers to smartphones to e-readers, kids today are immersed in technology. This webinar will demonstrate howto take advantage of familiar technology to compensate for learning challenges, capitalize on learning strengths, and reducetime and effort spent on school work. Through live demonstrations, participants will learn how everyday tech --word processors, Web browsers, consumer electronics, and more -- can assist students who struggle with reading, writing,notetaking, math, organization, time management, and attention.

Presentation highlights included:

- Underutilized features in Microsoft Word and other popular programs
- Learning supports built into the Mac and Windows operating systems
- Apps that turn mobile devices (Apple iDevices, Android) into portable learning assistants)
- Alternative uses for consumer electronics (MP3 player, camera, voice recorder, smartpen)
- Add-ons, Web resources, and cloud drives to configure an Internet browser as an online study tool


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