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1/13/2022, AT Chatter: What’s new in AT Accommodations for State Testing?

Date: 1/13/2022 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

This is an opportunity for Washington state AT providers and educational team members to come together in an informal on-line gathering to discuss current AT Topics. The topic for this webinar is “What’s New in AT Accommodations for State Testing?” Traci and Rose will facilitate a discussion 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

Presenters

Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L

Rose is an OT and Assistive Technology Specialist in Bellevue School District and at 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.

Traci West, MOTR/L

Traci West, MOTR/L is an OT and Instructional Facilitator for Assistive Technology in Tacoma Public Schools. She has practiced in the OT field for 24 years, with the past 16 years spent in school-based therapy. Prior to earning her MOTR/L, she was a COTA/L and brings experiences from both perspectives during her years of service in nursing facilities, hospital rehab, hand therapy, and school-based therapy. Passions include teaching others about the wide variety of accommodations available to support student inclusion in the general education setting and building a district culture of differentiation and inclusion.

Contact

Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

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