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Free Webinar on Learning Supports for LD Students, IDEA 2004 LD Regs

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  • Alpy2@aol.com
    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
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 28, 2006
      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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      To Register:
      Send questions for the experts to:

      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)
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