Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Assistive Technology for Struggling Learners Webinar

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Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers Webinar
 Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT 
Presented by Mike Marotta, Assistive Technology Consultant
Sponsored by Learning Ally

*If you attend the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the webinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Empowering Struggling Readers community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.*

What to expect...
From apps to software to cloud-based cross-platform supports, this webinar will explore tools that can aid struggling readers in the following areas:
  • phonemic awareness
  • vocabulary
  • comprehension
  • fluency
Mike Marotta, Assistive Technology Consultant and president of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC will show attendees a broad range of low- and high-tech applications — including free solutions — to support students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Participants will increase their general awareness of assistive technology and walk away with a wide variety of accommodations to foster academic success for their students.
This webinar will benefit educators of struggling readers at all grade levels, and administrators.
Mike MarottaAbout the Presenter...
Mike Marotta is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional and president of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC. He is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. Mike is also an adjunct professor at several universities, where he teaches pre-service teachers and Masters courses on Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology, and is a member of the CAST Accessible Educational Materials Advisory Board.


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