Event Description

 

Read & Write for Google webinar

Date: September 24, 2018

Time: 3:30-4:30

PresenterLocationEvent LimitEvent Hours
Nichole Carubia, MA-CCC-SLP, AAC Specialistinternet 501

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

Description:

Read&Write for Google

Attend this webinar for an overview of how to make Google Apps for Education accessible for those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, or English Language Learners. Read&Write for Google provide literacy support tools for Google Docs, Web, PDFs, ePubs, and Kes (Kurzweil) files. Supports include: Text-to-Speech, Speech-to-Text, Word Prediction, Translator, Talking and Picture Dictionaries, Highlighters, and Vocabulary Builder.

 

Learning objectives: Participants will

Learn about Read & Write for Google, including feature demonstrations and discussion of the benefits of using Read&Write for Google in Google Drive and with the Chrome web browser on PCs, Macs, and Chromebooks with struggling students.

 

Discuss limitations of Read & Write for Google, including tips for navigating the 30-day free trial and 1-year free teacher trial.

 

Review new features of Read & Write for Google added since our last webinar

Discuss suggestions for deployment and for working with your IT department to initiate R&W for Google

 

If you wish to review information on Read & Write for Google prior to the webinar, please visit: www.texthelp.com/north-america/readwriteforgoogle/

 

SPP Indicators: 5 a&b, 9

Presenter:

Nicky is an SLP and AT specialist in Mount Vernon, WA. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and has served students ages 3-21 in the public schools for the past 10 years. Nicky has previously worked in the medical setting and currently has a small private practice specializing in AAC (alternative augmentative communication) devices and services for adults in the workplace. Special areas of interest include teaming to create customized solutions for people with complex needs and collaborating with local and regional professionals to increase capacity to provide assistive technology devices and services to people across the lifespan in Washington State.

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