Switch Training for Preschoolers webinar
Date: September 23, 2019
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Switch Training for Preschoolers
This webinar will consider key factors involved in introducing switch access to young students. We will discuss a progression of skill from using a single switches for cause and effect to using two switches for scanning and choice making all within the context of meaningful and engaging activities.
· Participants will become familiar with switch accessories that support switch training
· Participants will learn to incorporate switch activities throughout the preschool day
· Participants will consider meaningful goals around switch access to increased student engagement in classroom activities
Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L
Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who has worked in special education in Washington State Public Schools for 19 years. She is currently the director of the Special Education Technology Center. Her leadership role at SETC includes providing consultation to administrators and educators on AT procedures and best practices. Also, she actively teaches webinars, in-person classes, and consultation on the implementation of assistive technology for children with a wide range of physical and cognitive abilities.