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03/13/2024, AT Chatter:  District-Level Planning for Improving AT Consideration within IEPs

Date: 03/13/2024 Time: 4:00-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar


The consideration of assistive technology for all students with an IEP is part of the IEP process.  How can this be done consistently across IEP teams with fidelity and who participates in the decision-making process? Join us for a time of discussion and sharing of resources to explore how to empower our teams to support students with the assistive technology needed to remove learning barriers.  In this AT Chatter, SETC will introduce self-paced modules through eLearning for Educators entitled Assistive Technology (AT) in the Schools.  These modules allow educators to earn clock hours while learning about assistive technology resources to improve AT consideration, assessment, and implementation.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be empowered to support IEP teams in considering assistive technology for students.
  2. Participants will engage in discussion to share resources on AT processes across Washington State school districts.
  3. Participants will access on-demand training resources on AT consideration, assessment, and implementation.


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.

Linda Doehle, AT Specialist

Linda Doehle started her career as a software engineer after completing her degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics at Whitworth College.  She brought her technical skills to the field of assistive technology while working as an Assistive Technology Specialist for the Yakima School District.  Linda holds an AT Specialist Certificate and enjoys being able to use her technology skills in helping students optimize their abilities using assistive technology.  Linda has been with the Special Education Technology Center for eleven years and has presented webinars and classes at national and statewide conferences. 


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: