Access a CSUN AT Conference workshop from your home!  The CSUN AT Conference is bringing topics and content normally offered as pre-conference workshops to a convenient webinar format.

Assistive Technology (AT) for the Digital Classroom

This webinar workshop will cover how to use mainstream tools and online features that are widely available to support students with disabilities. We will discuss simple ways to incorporate technology using Universal Design Learning (UDL) concepts. In addition, we will address instruction in digital environments due to the current state of education and instruction occurring remotely.

Participants will gain an understanding of various AT tools and features that can be used for a variety of academic tasks to support students with disabilities. Participants will gain an understanding of various AT tools and features that can be used for a variety of academic tasks, and learn about the different AT options and solutions in order to meet IEP requirements, whether in the classroom or a remote teaching environment. Topic areas include captioning, dictation, speech-to-text, text-to-speech, audiobooks, and graphic organizers.

Participants will:

  • Learn Assistive Technology tools available for UDL
  • Understand the importance of implementing technology
  • Have a general understanding of tools for the classroom and remote environments
  • Have a general knowledge of various types of AT for all types of learners
  • Have a general knowledge of AT that can be implemented for school work in distant learning environments
  • Receive an overview of features that promote learning for students with disabilities

Presented by Dr. Nathan Swett, ATP

Dr. Swett, provides specialized services to schools, companies, professionals, organizations and families. He has his Master's of Special Education from USD and his Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from SDSU. He is an educational consultant and adjunct professor. He has earned a CSUN ATACP (Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program) and is a RESNA ATP (Assistive Technology Professional). Dr. Swett has educational experience that includes assistive technology (AT) and educational technology (EdTech) in PK-12 and Higher Education.

Additional Details

  • Remote Workshop Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PDT)
  • Registration Fee: $100
  • Registration has Closed.
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, September 24, 2020, 3:00 PM (PDT)

To participate, individuals must have access to a web browser to launch the webinar and audio speakers. Each participant must register individually. All registered participants will receive instructions with a password to enter the workshop, via email, immediately prior to the start of the training. Be sure to check spam folders.