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2/07/2022, More Creative Fun Switch Activities

Date: 2/7/2022 Time: 4:00-5:00 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

Everyone has a creative side and deserves a way to express it. In this session, we will explore a variety of fun activities to create art using switches.  Not only are these activities fun for your student but they will be working on further refining their switch access while creating art alongside their peers. We will be exploring ways to access music, visual arts, and the art of cooking using one or two switches. Bring any fun ideas you have to share!

Learning Objective:

Learn one way to incorporate switch activities for authentic music participation.

Learn one method to incorporate switch activities into the creation of art.

Understand how to use the Power Link to create food art.

Presenters

Heidi G. Brislin, MS-OTR/L

Heidi is an Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist for the Special Education Technology Center,  Edmonds School District, and owns a private practice in Kingston, WA. Heidi has extensive experience in school-based practice, inpatient and outpatient adult rehab settings. She has degrees from Boston University and University of Washington. Heidi is passionate about teaching teams to create authentic learning opportunities, improving literacy skills, switch access, power mobility, and helping children become autonomous communicators. Heidi has presented Nationally and throughout Washington.

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.

Contact

Email Sue Wright at the SETC office

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