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Jason gibson Jason’s work has focused on supporting students with learning and behavior problems, including emotional and behavioral disorders, autism spectrum disorders and moderate to severe disabilities. Recently, his research has targeted how to leverage Web 2.0 technologies for student intervention delivery and professional development. Jason holds degrees in psychology, social work, and is a doctoral candidate in special education at the University of Kentucky (UK). He also holds a graduate certificate in Distance Education Program Administration from UK. Jason Carroll is an Instructional Technology Consultant out of Lexington, KY. He is a graduate of the Assistive Technology Applications Certificate …

Millions of students use Google Apps for Education to create, consume and collaborate on information every day. However, many of these students, including struggling readers and writers, students with learning disabilities and English Language Learners, do not have the supports they need when working within the Google Apps environment. Attendees at this webinar will learn how Texthelp’s cloud-based Google accessibility tools can help overcome this barrier by integrating support tools, such as text-to-speech, word prediction, text and picture dictionaries, study skills and more. These supports help to make common file types, such as Google Docs, PDF, ePub, KES and the …

Jason Carroll, Product Marketing Manager for North America, Texthelp, Inc. Ever wish you could just speak your thoughts into a document instead of writing or typing them? Doing so may be easier than you think. Speech-to-text technology has been around for decades in one form or another. It was made popular by technology companies, such as IBM, the Department ofDefense and medical offices. Over the last few years it has become increasingly more popular with the general public and much more accurate at deciphering what we are saying. This has positively impacted everyone, from commuters wanting to dial a number …

Jason Carroll is the Global Product Manager at Texthelp, an industry leader in literacy support software. He has trained thousands on the effective use of assistive and instructional technology throughout the United States and beyond since his start with Educational Cooperatives over a decade ago. He is a graduate of the Assistive Technology Applications Certificate Program (ATACP) from California State University at Northridge, holds an MBA, is a Google Educator and Authorized Google Education Trainer. Nichole Krier is the Assistive Technology Consultant for the Edina Public School District in Edina, MN. She has her BA in Elementary 1st-6th grade, Special …