November 28, 2012 | Issue 38
EMPLOYMENT WEBINARS

Free Webinar Series for Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Their Families
The following Webinars are provided by WISE (Washington Initiative for Supported Employment). These are fee based.

December 4 Webinar: Positive Behavior Support Strategies in the Workplace *CEC. Participants receive an overview of the concepts of Positive Behavior Supports as they relate to people with intellectual disabilities in work settings.
For more information and to register click here!

December 12 Webinar: Planning to Work: Social Security and Medical Benefits and Work Incentives *CEC Eligible. Participants will learn the basics around Social Security and Medical Benefits and the work incentives you may utilize when pursuing your career goals. For more information and to register click here!




ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY WEBINARS  

Augmentative Communication Apps: Making the Best Choice for the Best AAC Voice
Archived
This webinar provides information to assist in navigating these new options and new times in order to provide, where appropriate, the most functional AAC solution using mobile technology (e.g., iPod Touch, iPad). Participants will leave with a clearer understanding of the variety of AAC Apps available; features to be considered when making these decisions with real-life examples; ideas based on case examples, and additional online resources for further learning.
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iPad Adaptations in Minutes
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00PM Pacific Time

This webinar will demonstrate over 30 ways an iPad can be adapted in five minutes or less using everyday materials. Participants will learn to mount an iPad so the camera can be stabilized and used as a video presenter, presentation, lecture, or capture tool; adapt a stylus or use innovative input methods; create tactile graphics for iPad apps; attach an iPad to a wheelchair, bed, crib, chair, or a person; recess an iPad into a table or tray; and learn creative ways to protect an iPad.
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POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION WEBINAR
 

Legislation, Advocacy and Systems Change
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific Time

This webinar will review the important legislative and policy changes that have directly and indirectly affected postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities.
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