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1/10/2022, Switch Access When Using a Chromebook

Date: 1/10/2022 Time: 4:00-5:00 Location: internet Type: Webinar

Description

Many districts have transitioned to Google Chrome and Chromebooks as a 1:1 tool for students.  It is essential that we know ways to provide our switch users access to switch activities on the Chromebook. In this session, we will cover how to connect a Chromebook to a switch interface and some ideas for fun engaging activities to use with switch users of all ages.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe how to set-up a Chromebook for switch activities
  2. List two 1 switch and 2 switch activities that can be done on a Chromebook

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