Date(s) - 12/07/2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join Family Matters Parent Training & Information Center for a webinar on Dec 07, 2017 at 12:00 PM CST.
Writing is a vehicle for communication, connection and creativity. Unfortunately, many of our student’s struggle with writing. Google’s Chrome web browser can be a powerful tool for those that find writing challenging. This presentation will review a plethora of Chrome web browser tools to support writing, including some free tools. Areas of difficulty in writing will be explored. In addition, participants will be introduced to the SETT model when gathering information for technology selection.
1. Participants will be able to identify the different areas of writing that may require support.
2. Participants will be able to list writing supports for students who use the Chrome browser.
3. Participants will be able to use the SETT model to gather information and determine technology tools to support writing.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Presenter: Jennifer Skalitzky, AT Specialist Jennifer will be presenting this webinar.
Jennifer works for UCP-Infinitec as an Assistive Technology Facilitator. She coordinates webinars, performs collaborations, and provides trainings. Jennifer received a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Eastern Illinois University and received a M.S. in Disability and Human Development from the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC). Her area of specialization was Rehabilitation/Assistive Technology, and she completed a Graduate Assistantship with UIC’s Assistive Technology Unit (ATU). After graduation she worked for UIC’s ATU where she supported students and adults using AAC devices. In addition, she has worked at Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) as an Assistive Technology Facilitator. While there she supported the assistive technology needs of students with severe physical disabilities, students with Autism and learning disabilities. She also supported staff through trainings and the implementation of assistive technology. In the past, Jennifer has been an adjunct teacher at Lewis University and taught the undergraduate and graduate class on Assistive Technology for the Special Education Department.