iPad Apps for Struggling Readers and Writers-Hands-On Training

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iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers; Hands-On Training-Hooksett Public Library, NH ** This training is also being offered as a live webinar-national and international participation (see below).

 

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Fostering Access, Literacy, Education, & Inclusion

** This training is also being offered as a live webinar-national and international participation (see below).

 

iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers

Where: Hooksett Public Library; Hebert Room

When:  Saturday, January 18, 2014

Time: 10:00am-12:30pm

Cost: $39.00 includes breakfast, beverages, and a raffle

Description: iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers

In this workshop you will learn about the Best Educational iPad Apps for students who have difficulty with Reading and/or Writing, including challenges with Math! Apps that are useful for related therapists such as OT, SLP, and Reading Specialists will also be demonstrated. If your student/child struggles with a print disability due to Dyslexia or specific LD, Low Vision or Blindness, difficulties with processing or executive function, or Physical Disabilities, you will learn about apps that will assist them to read, write, compute, complete assignments, create graphic organizers and brainstorm, organize, take notes, schedule and receive reminders, and access textbooks and learning materials. Apps that include text-to-speech for books, websites and documents, annotation on PDF’s, word prediction, note taking, graphic organizers and mind-mapping, magnification, voice recognition, audio recording, math support, Scanning with OCR (Optical character recognition) , object identification, support while browsing the internet and researching, foundational literacy skills, digital story creating, and more. Explore the Built-in Accessibility features of the iPad that work within apps and while researching. You will have the opportunity to download and try apps as well as ask questions for hands-on learning. You will learn realistic methods of integrating the apps in education and everyday access to curriculum and learning materials.

*This workshop has also been presented at national conferences such as Closing the Gap, ATIA, and CSUN

SEATS ARE LIMITED, TO REGISTER FOR the Hands-On training in Hooksett- CLICK HERE

**To Register for the Live Webinar on February 6th-Click Here

Questions? Call Diana at 603-998-4980 or email dp.ATspecialist@gmail.com

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About Diana Petschauer

Nationally Certified ATP (Assistive Technology Professional) via RESNA; Providing Consultation, Assessment & Training Services in New England, as well as Professional Development/ Trainings/ Workshops/Webinars Nationally and Internationally.
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