Overwhelmed by PD? Don’t have time for a 90-minute webinar? We got you! AT-JOT stands for Assistive Technology–Just One Thing. These fast, 30-minute sessions each showcase just one assistive technology tool or strategy. Each JOT will be presented on Wednesdays at lunchtime and again after school. This year’s all-new topics include:
The ADE AT Loan Library has over 5,000 items in its inventory, from old standbys to the latest and greatest. ADE’s four AT Specialists and the Loan Library Program Coordinator will each share some of their recent favorites and tell you why you might want to “check these out.”
Rewordify is free online software that simplifies English websites and text to a lower reading level with the click of a button, which is wonderful. And it can do much more than that! Come learn about all the fantastic but lesser-known features of Rewordify that can support students with disabilities that affect reading comprehension.
Teach your students to use common computer accessibility features that are right at their fingertips. Did you know that Chromebooks have accessibility features built in? Come and learn more about what you have available for your students. In 30 minutes, you will learn some of the features available to you and your students.
We know that some students cannot write using traditional pencil and paper and that creating digital content is motivating and engaging for all students. Join us as we explore several websites that let students write and publish books, magazines, and comics, and learn about the features that can support students with disabilities.
The ability to use your voice to write was once an expensive and highly specialized accommodation for specific students. Now it is found in many places and is better than ever. It is a motivating tool for students who need a quicker way to get their ideas down or for those who simply struggle with fine motor skills or spelling. Join us to learn about the basics of speech recognition and review some easily accessible tools.
The FY24 Statement of Assurances application is open for submission. All PEAs must submit the IDEA Statement of Assurances (SOA) through the ESS Portal of ADEConnect. This is required before any FY24 activities in the Exceptional Student Services portal are allowable. The portal will block any PEA that has not completed the SOA after the deadline.
The Exceptional Student Services Data Management team will host the next Special Education Data Updates live webinar on Wednesday, June 21,from 2pm – 3pm. This session will cover a variety of data topics that will include (subject to change):