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02/13/2024, AT Accommodations in State Testing: 2024 Updates and Panel Discussion

Date: 02/13/2024 Time: 4:00-5:00 Location: internet Type: Webinar


In this webinar, Rose and Kristin will facilitate a panel discussion and present 2024 updates on AT Accommodations in State Testing. The panel includes Rose Racicot(SETC), Kristin Leslie (SETC), Toni Wheeler (OSPI assessment), Kara Todd (OSPI assessment) and Jodi Burr (Texthelp).  We will discuss and provide resources on the three main levels of accommodations, embedded and non-embedded tools, the differences between accommodations and modifications, and OSPI resources to get the word out to your staff.  Bring your questions about word prediction, speech to text, text to speech accommodations and more. We look forward to hearing about what’s happening in your districts with AT accommodations for state testing.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss AT tools to support AT accommodation in state testing.
  2. Discuss strategies to support AT accommodations in state testing


Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L

Rose is an OT and Assistive Technology Specialist in Bellevue School District and at the Special Education Technology Center at CWU with 34 years of experience. Her passion is to help school districts and educators implement Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles to create inclusive classrooms for all students to succeed. Rose facilitates learning experiences on UDL, literacy support software, educational iPad apps, and accessibility features across platforms at the local, state, and national level both in-person and through remote learning.

Kristin Leslie, ATP, MAT, OTR/L

Kristin Leslie is an occupational therapist and an assistive technology professional who is currently in the role of director at the Special Education Technology Center (SETC).  She has worked in special education in Washington state public schools for 23 years. Her leadership role at SETC includes providing guidance to administrators, families, and school teams on assistive technology tools and best practices to remove barriers to student learning.

Toni Caggiano

Kara Todd, OSPI

Toni Wheeler

Kati McIlroy

Kati McIlroy is an Assistive Technology Specialist and an Occupational Therapist who has worked in school districts for over 15 years in Southern California and currently works at Texthelp as an Business Development Manager. She collaborates with district professionals and educators to integrate technologies that help students access the curriculum, support digital learning and helps to implement UDL across school districts. By conducting presentations and trainings at schools and conferences, Kati helps spread the word about how Universal Design for Learning opens the world to students and creates lifelong learners.


Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

Clock hours for this webinar and others in this series are available from ESD105 for a small fee. The following Professional Development Enroller link provides more information about clock hours: