Free Webinar on Learning Supports for LD Students, IDEA 2004 LD Regs
- EASI is proudly hosting this Web conference. While it's focus is K-12, the content
has obvious relevance for all educational levels. National experts
will share knowledge and experience. Anyone who registers, even if they can't
attend, will later receive a link to the recording of the event.
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A Free Conference on the Internet for Parents and Educators
Software-based Learning Supports
For LD Students in the General Ed Classroom
October 3, 2006
* 6:00 PM Eastern
* 5:00 PM Central
* 4:00 PM Mountain
* 3:00 PM Pacific & Arizona
Our panel of experts will discuss:
* The academic needs of the LD student in the regular classroom
* The IDEA 2004 Regs on "appropriate and accessible instructional materials"
* The meaning of "appropriate and accessible" curriculum
* How an "accessible" curriculum works with software-based learning supports
* Which learning support helps which academic need?
And more . . .
Meet the national experts on learning disabilities and technology:
* Dr. Margaret Bausch: Assistant professor of assistive technology
at the University of Kentucky and coprincipal investigator of the
National Assistive Technology Research Institute (NATRI)
* Dr. John Castellani: Associate professor and Program Director at
John Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education, Immediate
Past-president for CEC's Technology and Media Division, member of the
editorial review board for two journals, The Journal of Qualitative
Research and The Journal of Special Education Technology.
* Dr. David Rose: Co-founder and Co-director of CAST (Center for
Applied Special Technology), principal investigator of the National
Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) and the NIMAC,
and Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education
* Dr. Patrick Proctor: Assistant professor of literacy and
language arts at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. His
research focuses on the language and literacy development of bilingual
children, with a particular focus on immigration, technology, and
social contexts of learning.
* Moderator: Dr. Kathy Puckett: Associate professor at Arizona
State University and currently serves on the Board of Directors for
the Council for Exceptional Children.Sandy, Illinois (alpy2@...)
Volunteer Co-Webmaster, www.ourchildrenleftbehind.com (IDEA reauthorization)