DIY: Switch Adapted Toys – 11/5/2019

Participants will:

  • Identify the toys and items that can be switch adapted •Identify items required to switch adapt toys/items
  • Understand the basics to cut, modify and combine wires in order to generate a battery interrupter
  • Leave with resources, example lesson plans and videos for future use of switch adapting

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Learning to Communicatie with PODD (Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display) – 9/12/2019

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the challenges faced by professionals creating communication systems in terms of vocabulary organization, layout, design, range of access strategies and customizing for individual requirements.
  • Discuss the importance of receptive language input and creating a language-learning environment.
  • Discuss the teaching and learning strategies for implementing PODD communication systems with students and team members.

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A DOUBLE HELPING: Serving Dual Language Learners – 7/15/2019

Participants will:

  • Identify common patterns and influential key factors of dual language development.
  • Apply understanding of patterns and key factors of dual language development and evidence-based strategies to distinguish between “language difference” and “language disorder.”
  • Learn how to dynamically apply and individualize evidence-based “best practices” to utilize the unique strengths of dual language learners and effectively support them.

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Effective Classroom Management — An Online Book Study – 6/17/2019

Participants will:

  • Build understanding of the foundations of classroom management.
  • Review promotion and prevention strategies and tools.
  • Analyze strategies and tools for addressing class-wide behavioral concerns.
  • Explore strategies for enhancing implementation and effectiveness.

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