Technology for Us Too
Teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive tech.
This tutorial focuses on teaching basic communication to students who are blind or have low vision with significant multiple disabilities using assistive technology devices both low tech and high tech. Participants will explore tangible symbols, the story box objects, some assistive technology devices, and several iPad apps.
Participants will earn 1.5 Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits by completing an online quiz. By registering for Professional Development Points, ACVREP, CTLE, or Continuing Education credits, you will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic, as well as an online test to assess your knowledge.
This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists. ACVREP has approved this course for Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialists for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS).
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