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Description: Presented by: Matthew Newton Using video in virtual instruction is a popular and effective way to present information to students. Students with disabilities, particularly those with hearing or visual impairments, may need supports such as captioning, transcripts, or visual descriptions to fully access your instructional video content. In this recorded webinar, the presenter demonstrates how teachers can efficiently add these supports to their instructional videos using well known...
Description: Presented by: Matthew Newton & Gina Martin PDF accessibility can be complex and overwhelming. In this recorded webinar, the presenters provide tools to help build your confidence in overcoming the challenges of making PDFs accessible! They explore how to build accessible PDFs by looking at some beginning steps like basic tagging, alt-text for graphics, and reading order. They also demonstrate how to make these .pdf accessibility modifications using tools included in...
Description: Presented by: Holly Nester and Shelley Jewell This recorded webinar is full of interactive ideas that will hold student's attention in order to increase engagement and participation. The presenters highlight the favorite activities from SLPs, OTs, and PTs currently providing virtual therapies and invite participants to share their own favorite ideas as well. They packed their virtual toolkit full of new ideas!
Description: Presented by: Matthew Newton and Clare Talbert In this recorded webinar, the presenters make a PowerPoint or Google Slides Presentation accessible with the help of the Microsoft Accessibility Checker and the VDOE PowerPoint Presentation Accessibility Checklist. they cover the steps involved in text formatting, slide design, color and object formatting. Having an understanding of these principals can help you build more accessible presentations, whether you use PowerPoint...
Description: Presented by: Holly Nester and Shelley Jewell Buy-in and knowledge of the facilitator is just as important as engagement of the student for a successful virtual therapy session. Whether it is a parent, other family member, child care provider, etc., these individuals are instrumental in assisting the therapist during sessions. In this recorded webinar, the presenters discuss coaching strategies to support the facilitator and help them feel empowered to assist the student...
Description: Presented by: Holly Nester and Shelley Jewell In this recorded webinar, the presenters explore a few of the most widely used platforms that meet Virginia's recommended guidelines for providing virtual therapies. They share interactive features of each platform and tips and tricks for maximizing your sessions.
Description: Presented by: Matthew Newton and Geoffrey Weber Word and Google Documents are two of the most common materials shared with students. They are also two of the most common materials with accessibility issues for students that use assistive technology. Learning to create these documents in an accessible manner is not difficult, but may require changing some old habits! This recorded webinar is intended for beginners in the area of document accessibility and focuses on how to structure pages...
Description: The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer a three-part learning series titled, Providing Remote Instruction for Preschoolers with Disabilities: Coaching Parents and Building Partnerships.  It is targeted to early childhood and early childhood special education teachers, but is also appropriate for administrators, related service personnel, and anyone else who may partner with families and implement coaching strategies to support learning. The series will be led by...
Description: The VDOE offered a three-part webinar series titled Best Practices for Assessment of Young Children. The webinar series was previously recorded. This series delivers targeted technical assistance in determining eligibility for special education and related services for children ages two through five. These webinars are most helpful for school division leaders that are engaged in determining eligibility for special education and related services for children ages 2-5. While they can be...
Description: This two-part webinar series from the VA Department of Education provides an overview of using tele-intervention during this time of social distancing to support young children with disabilities and their families. Many teachers are now supporting families through tele-intervention (or what may also be called telepractice or telehealth) by providing coaching to parents using technology.  This is an approach that many teachers have not experienced before and may require tips and...
Description: Preschool refers to the time before a child is old enough to go to kindergarten or elementary school.  In Virginia, preschoolers who are eligible for special education and related services are entitled to placement in the LRE alongside their peers without disabilities with supplementary aids and services.  Inclusion in early childhood programs is supported through years of research and reinforced by a strong legal foundation and can set a trajectory for inclusion across the life...
Description: The United States Department of Education (USDOE) requires states to report data for Indicator 7, Child Outcomes. States report on the percent of preschoolers with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) who demonstrate improved child outcomes in three areas: Positive social-emotional skills, Acquisition and use of knowledge and skills, and Use of appropriate behavior to meet their needs. To report data, states must have information about children's functioning between the time they enter and...
Description: Presented by: Christopher Bugaj If a student is not successfully using verbal speech as her or his primary form of expression by the age of 3, the educators working with that student should be considering augmentative/alternative communication. All too often, the belief that a child is too young, too disabled, or simply not ready, prevents or delays the implementation of a robust AAC system to help learn language. In the first of a two-part session the autor examines practices for...