Event Description

 

Advancing AT Processes AT Assessment webinar

Date: November 18, 2019

Time: 3:30-4:30

PresenterLocationEvent LimitEvent Hours
Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L & Linda Doehle, AT Specialistinternet 501

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Contact: e-mail Sue Wright at the SETC office to register, wrightsu@cwu.edu

Description:

Advancing AT Processes: AT Assessment

AT consideration, AT assessment and providing documentation of AT within an IEP are all federal and state mandates but they are also a practical process that involves a team of people. This series of webinars will dive deeper into how to create a functional AT team and clear AT processes. This set of webinars will utilize the Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) to help AT teams evaluate strengths and challenges within their AT & IEP processes in order to develop a concrete plan for improving AT team processes.

 

Learning Objectives

· Participants will learn how to evaluate AT assessment processes used within a team, school or district

· Participants will identifying specific behaviors to improve assessment processes within their districts.

· Participants will be equipped with resources to support improvement in AT assessment practices

Presenter:

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.

Linda Doehle, AT Specialist

Linda Doehle started her career as a software engineer after completing her degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics at Whitworth College.  She brought her technical skills to the field of assistive technology while working as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the Yakima School District.  Linda holds an AT Specialist Certificate and enjoys being able to use her technology skills in helping students optimize their abilities through the use of assistive technology.  Linda has been with the Special Education Technology Center for six years and has presented webinars and classes at both state and local conferences.

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