Event Description

 

Assessment Accommodations webinar

Date: February 21, 2019

Time: 3:30-4:30

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Traci West, MOTR/LInternet 501

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

Description:

Assessment Accommodations

Have you ever been asked by staff, “What accommodations are available for students taking the SBA?” and not known how to respond? This webinar will introduce the three main levels of accommodations, describe embedded and non-embedded tools, discuss the differences between accommodations and modifications, and provide you with OSPI resources to get the word out to your staff.

 

Learning Objectives-Participants will:

  1. Understand the three main structural levels of tools and accommodations for students (Universal Tools, Designated Supports, Accommodations)
  2. Identify the differences between accommodations and modifications to instruction
  3. Gather and explore resources from OSPI on guidelines to SBA accommodations

Presenter:

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.

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