Category Archives: Classes and webinars

Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education

Dear Colleague Letter from the Department of Education Department Of Education OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY Dear Colleague Letter OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY May 26, 2011 Dear Colleague: As the use of emerging technologies in the classroom increases, schools … Continue reading

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WEBINAR: Conquer Communiphobia with the UbiDuo

May 25 , 2011, Wednesday  | 4pm EST | 3pm CST | 2pm MST This Webinar will cover how the UbiDuo help deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing people conquer Communiphobia. The UbiDuo is a cost-effective tool for face-to-face communication … Continue reading

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RESNA Sponsored Webinar Invitation

WEBED-GMU02: Decoding Mobile Technologies: Review of accessibility features of Android, iOS, and other mobile operating systems DATE: Thursday, May 19 at 12:30-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time Korey Singleton, from GMU, will highlight the increasing accessibility of mobile technology and how it … Continue reading

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Mass AT Loan Program hosting “Money Smart” workshops

The Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program is hosting a series of three “Money Smart” workshops designed to help you build financial knowledge and develop financial confidence. The workshops are provided by American Consumer Counseling Service, a non profit credit counseling … Continue reading

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Adaptive Cycling Events and Resources

On May 16, the Asperger’s Association of New England, (AANE) is offering at Bike Riding 101 for Parents workshop in Watertown, MA (Boston) from 7 8:30pm. The presentation will help parents break down the complex process of riding a bike … Continue reading

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Easter Seals Presents: 2011 Spring/Summer Assistive Technology Workshops

iDevices in the Schools:  Communication and More! Format:  Lecture         Cost:  $75 Presenter:  Kristi Peak-Oliveira and Jamie Mobed June 6, 2011    Boston         9:30 am to 12:30 pm June 30, 2011  Worcester     9:30 am to 12:30 pm July 11, 2011   New Bedford  … Continue reading

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Two Department of Justice Announcements

Please circulate these announcements that again demonstrate this administration’s commitment to enforcing and protecting the civil rights of people with disabilities. 1.  JUSTICE DEPARTMENT REACHES ADA SETTLEMENT TO MAKE LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION PROCESSES ACCESSIBLE TO BLIND APPLICANTS Agreement also reached … Continue reading

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Webinars for AT professionals!

Georgia Tech is offering webinars to help assistive technology (AT) professionals expand their skill sets. Fees range from $99.00 to $295.00 per course. Click on a link below for more information or to register: Home Modifications: Processes and Tools. Online: … Continue reading

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The Carroll Center Offers Accessible Cell Phone Course

The Carroll Center for the Blind has created a new online course called “Choosing an Accessible Cell Phone”. The course covers which phones can be made accessible, what products are out there that can make a phone talk or listen, … Continue reading

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