AT for All Book Study: Part 1 webinar
Date: September 19, 2019
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|Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L, AT Specialist & Traci West, MOTR/L||Internet||50||1|
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Using the book “The New Assistive Technology: Make Learning Awesome for All” by Christopher Bugaj, we will lead a discussion on how AT intersects with UDL to benefit all students across the continuum. Join us for this 4-part book study and learn about the latest trends in assistive technology, lesson design and inclusion strategies to provide a classroom environment where every student can succeed!
Learning Objectives: 1. How to apply the concepts of Universal Design for Learning and differentiation to support all learners in a technology centered classroom. 2. How to effectively consider and select assistive technology solutions for unique learners. 3. How to support IEP teams in accommodating or modifying lessons to include unique assistive technology considerations and integrate universally designed technology into the classroom
Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L is an OT and Assistive Technology Specialist with 31 years of experience, currently working in Bellevue School District and SETC at CWU. She has conducted research and been published on “The Effect of Multimedia Software on Written Productivity”. She presents workshops on literacy support software, UDL, iPad and other AT topics at state and national conferences as well as guest lecturing at local OT and OTA schools. She is passionate about helping educators implement Universal Design for Learning principles to create inclusive classrooms for all students to succeed.
Traci West, MOTR/L is an OT and Instructional Facilitator for Assistive Technology in Tacoma Public Schools. She has practiced in the OT field for 24 years, with the past 16 years spent in school-based therapy. Prior to earning her MOTR/L, she was a COTA/L and brings experiences from both perspectives during her years of service in nursing facilities, hospital rehab, hand therapy, and school-based therapy. Passions include teaching others about the wide variety of accommodations available to support student inclusion in the general education setting and building a district culture of differentiation and inclusion.