Assistive Technology with Jamie Martin
Students, educators, parents and the community are invited to Shasta College for several workshops on Assistive Technology for LEARNING with Jamie Martin.
AT & UDL for Students with Learning Differences
Jamie Martin will focus on Assistive Technologies (AT) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and help you discover effective uses of text-to-speech, dictation, word prediction, study skills and graphic organizers to increase a student’s academic success.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Student Center Stage I 2-3:30pm or 6:30-8pm
Case Studies and AT Solutions for Students with Learning Differences
Jamie will explore multiple student case studies and demonstrate how AT can help students independently access educational materials. Specific tools will be discussed and demonstrated including software for Windows and Mac computers, Chrome extensions, iPad apps and built-in accessibility features of various operating systems.
Friday, February 24, 2017
Room 802 I 8:30am-12pm
Jamie Martin is an assistive technology consultant and trainer, specializing in finding assistive technology tools for students and adults with dyslexia. Jamie has been an educator for over 20 years, working with dyslexic students for the majority of that time, both as an Orton-Gillingham language tutor and an assistive technology instructor. He is on the team of experts for Understood.org and is on the advisory board for the children’s website, Dyslexiaville. You can follow him on Twitter at @ATDyslexia. You can find more information about assistive technology at his website: www.atdyslexia.com.
These events and parking are FREE.
Events are sponsored in part by the Shasta College Office of Access and Equity and Disabled Students Programs and Services.
Contact Lisa Riggs, Educational Counselor at 530-941-5399 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Shasta College, Main Campus, Redding Map Weblink http://www.shastacollege.edu/Resources/Pages/398.aspx