Date: 3/10/2022 Time: 3:30-4:30 Location: internet Type: Webinar
Come and meet Karanveer Singh, who will inspire you with his ideas and abilities, make you laugh at his humor and capture your heart with his warm personality and enthusiasm for life! Karanveer will share his Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) journey and how assistive technology and AAC has helped him communicate his unique perspectives with the world and access his passions. He will give examples of how he has developed his own business contracts for film editing, speaking and consulting for local school districts and other professional organizations both locally and nationally. By the way, he wants to be super rich!!
- Reflect on the unique perspective of persons with disabilities and name two ways this impacts your work as an educator.
- After listening to Karanveer’s AAC journey, consider one new AAC method you can explore and try with your students
Karanveer is a charismatic young man living with cerebral palsy who communicates primarily with a dynamic eye gaze communication system. He is a college student and business owner who enjoys sharing how Assistive Technology has helped him overcome his disability to more fully participate in his family life, school and community. His goals are to be successful as a professional movie editor and help other people with disabilities. His business, Handsomejatt Consulting Services, includes contracts for film editing, speaking and consulting for local school districts and other professional organizations in Washington State. He has presented as a keynote speaker, facilitated webinars and engaged many audiences with his interactive Question and Answer sessions. Karanveer will capture your heart and inspire you as he shares how assistive technology has changed his life and helped him communicate with the world.
Rose Racicot, MS, OTR/L
Rose is an OT and Assistive Technology Specialist in Bellevue School District and at the 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.
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: https://www.pdenroller.org/cwu/catalog/165361