Event Description

 

QIAT Book Study: Ch. 7 AT in Transition webinar

Date: April 25, 2018

Time: 12:00-1:00

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

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

Description:

Through the course of a child’s educational career, it is likely that they will have transitioned approximately 4-5 times.  These transitions are complicated by moves between districts and programs. Amidst all of these transitions there is the need to transfer strategies, knowledge and equipment for a student who uses AT.  This webinar includes the QIAT Transition Planning Worksheet for AT Users to support a wide range of transitions.

 Learning objective:

Discuss how Transition Plans can address the AT needs of Students

Discuss ways in which to empower students to advocate for AT

Explore a case study that involves AT in Transition

Receive a Transition Planning Worksheet for AT Users

Presenter:

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. In addition, she actively teaches webinars, in-person classes and consultation on the implementation of assistive technology for children with wide range of physical and cognitive abilities.

 

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 four years and has presented webinars and classes at both state and local conferences.  

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