Live Webinars

Engaging and Interactive! CEUs available, learn more

Live webinars will be archived within two months from the date of the first appearance. Online subscribers have full access to archived webinars.
Learn more about subscribing..

Contact us to coordinate a live webinar for your group or organization

What's in the OS - Settings for Accessibility and more on iPads, Android and Chromebooks

Monday, September 22, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Daylight Time

Learn where to find and adjust system settings, download and customize extensions for accessibility on iPads, Androids and Chromebooks. From text to speech including voices, rate, reading aloud selected text, etc., switch access, alternate on-screen keyboards, adjusting the visual or auditory settings and more. The way it came out of the box doesn't have to be the way it works for you! Learn how to create a more accessible working environment.

Dan Herlihy, is an Assistive Technology/Technology Resource Specialist, Connective Technology Solutions, Inc., Hoosick, NY.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

I've Got a Tablet, Now What? Helpful hints and strategies to get the most out of your device

Monday, September 29, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Whether you've been using a Mac or PC for years, there have been lots of programs and hardware devices for accessibility, as well as tools you have been using for your own productivity. Now you've gotten a tablet and everything changes! You can't install the programs you have or the hardware you've used! This session will cover transitioning from a computer platform to a tablet, such as iPad or Android, what could you do before, how can you do that now, as well as limitations and new options.

Dan Herlihy, is an Assistive Technology/Technology Resource Specialist, Connective Technology Solutions, Inc., Hoosick, NY.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

The Mobile Device and UDL

Thursday, October 9, 2014
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Central Daylight Time

Finding solutions for students with diverse learning needs is extremely important. Mobile technologies are opening up a world of opportunities for students with diverse learning needs. This webinar will show how many of today's mobile technologies can empower students with diverse learning needs. We will discuss universal design, universal design for learning (UDL), and differentiated instruction and how mobile devices can be utilized in providing appropriate and meaningful solutions. We will discuss device features and apps, as well as approaches to selecting appropriate solutions that meet the unique learning needs of all students.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Apps to Support Students in the General Education Classroom

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Standard Time

There are many students in the general education classrooms who are struggling with some aspect of their education. It may not be a significant disability or identified disability, but there may be some aspect of their education that is hindering them from being as successful as possible. This session will cover tools that can be utilized in the classroom to assist students in their learning. This webinar will cover tools, such as dictionaries, spell check, word prediction, note taking, reminders, organizational tools, writing tools, etc. We will also discuss strategies for implementing these in the classroom.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Free and Low Cost Resources to Support the Struggling Student

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Standard Time

Many practitioners are struggling with meeting the needs of their students and working with limited resources. They may have limited access to technology and/or have a limited budget to work with. While this makes it difficult to support their students, there are many free and inexpensive solutions that they can access. This webinar will cover ways to utilize and maximize resources when working with limited resources. We will discuss ways to utilize a single mobile device or computer, find online resources, find free and inexpensive solutions, and how to maximize the limited resources you have access to.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Apps to Support Students with Significant Needs

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central Standard Time

It can be challenging to find apps for students who have significant developmental delays, significant motor developmental impairments or multiple disabilities and find apps that are appropriate to meet their unique needs. They can have sensory, motor, neurological or medical issues that can make it difficult for them to access a mobile device. This webinar will focus on alternate ways to access a mobile device, such as switches, pointers, mounting systems, etc. We will cover device features and apps that can be used to support students with significant needs, such as cause and effect, communication, literacy, entertainment and more.

Mark Coppin, B.S., is an Apple Distinguished Educator and the Director of Assistive Technology, Anne Carlsen Center for Children, Jamestown, ND.

$55.00
Participants must first “order” this webinar and will then receive a follow-up email with registration and log-in details.

Questions? Please contact Webinar Coordinator, Becky Hagen

Number of Users Price Per Person
1 - 4 $55.00
5 - 24 $50.00
25+ $45.00

Suggested tips to make your webinar experience a successful one:

Participants should use a broadband internet connection to access the webinar.

Make sure to be on-time. Login to the webinar a few minutes early.

Some users may be prompted to install The GoToWebinar applet, which allows access to the webinar. There is no charge for this and takes a few minutes to install.

View System Requirements

Read the Audio Checklist for tips on using your computer's microphone and speakers with GoToWebinar.

Upcoming Webinars

Closing The Gap will continually add to the breadth and scope of our webinars and will showcase the knowledge, skills and insights of many experts in the field, throughout the year.

Live webinars will be archived within two months from the date of their first appearance.

We encourage you to visit this page often to review upcoming webinars.

As always, your input is important to us, and we invite you to share your thoughts and webinar suggestions by contacting us at any time.


Sponsored Ads: