Event Description


Dragon Naturally Speaking webinar

Date: April 18, 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


Speech recognition is the writing wave of the future! As Dragon Naturally Speaking (DNS) is also currently the only Speech to Text option that works within the secure browser on state testing, we will review specific features of this software, discuss student specific options, and how to train students to use this powerful tool. 
Learning Objectives-Participants will:

Identify three considerations for using speech recognition with a student 

Explore voice training, voice commands, and mouse controls of Dragon Naturally Speaking

Problem solve challenges of using speech recognition within a school environment


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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