Event Description

 

AT Chatter:  Adapting board games for middle and high school students webinar

Date: December 11, 2018

Time: 11:30-12:30

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Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L & Sarah Kinsella, MA CCC-SLPinternet 501

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

Description:

This is an opportunity for Washington state AT providers and educational team members to come together in an informal on-line gathering to discuss current AT topics. The current topic for this webinar is “Adapted Board games.”  We will have a facilitator who will start the webinar, provide questions and facilitate the participant discussion.  Questions will be sent out to registered participants prior to the scheduled AT chatter time.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will discuss ways in which they have adapted and modified games to increase participation of students with multiple disabilities.

Participants will discuss AT equipment that promotes access to games for students with multiple disabilities.

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. 

Sarah Kinsella is a Speech-Language Pathologist with a passion for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and supporting students with complex communication needs. She holds a Master’s degree in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and has worked in the public school setting for 11 years. She also served as the district Assistive Technology Specialist for 6 years, working with multidisciplinary teams and families to support students with a variety of Assistive Technology and AAC needs.  She is passionate about her field and thankful for the students with whom she works as they help her learn and grow along the way.'

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