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3/28/2022, Using the Boardmaker Curriculum with Switches

Date: 3/28/2022 Time: 4:00-5:00 Location: internet Type: Webinar


Not only does Boardmaker 7 continue to be a great resource for creating visual supports for students but did you know that you can create your own or use premade switch activities? Your Boardmaker 7 license includes Boardmaker Instructional Solutions which is a set of standards-based curriculum specifically designed for students with special needs. These include Core First Learning, Reading Avenue, Book Bridge, and Expedition Education. In this session you will learn how to make Boardmaker activities switch accessible.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Able to set-up a switch accessible activity within the Boardmaker Curriculum 
  2. Able to assign Boardmaker switch accessible activities to students who are switch users.
  3. Able to find resources on how to make Boardmaker activities switch accessible on at least 2 devices (iPad, Chromebook, PC)


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 the 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.


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