REGRETFULLY, BOTH TRAININGS BELOW HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO A LACK OF REGISTRATIONS.
We are working with the training provider to see if we can re-schedule to a summer training in different cities.
Billings February 27/28, 2023 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bozeman March 1/2, 2023 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Discover what is new in the world of awesome apps, adaptations and accessories.
This is our highest-rated training ever! Quotes from previous attendees: "Great visuals, videos and hands-on!" "I loved how practical this was." "It was an awesome workshop. I absolutely loved it. Therese has a great sense of humor and is fun to listen to!"
Twelve OPI renewal units are available for this training. Attendance is limited to 50 people. Attendees must bring an iPad for which they have the ability to add apps or other software.
The awesome iPad and it’s many features to support students with disabilities
Resources for finding appropriate apps for specific functional limitations
There is an app for that—feature mapping and finding appropriate apps
Create access solutions for the iPad for vision impairments—tactile overlays
Build a multi-use iPad holder
Creating and using a scan and read station for the iPad for students with print disabilities
Creating access solutions for physical impairments
And . . . on the first day of the boot camp you will be making seven different iPAD supporting devices to take home. The seven devices that they would be making include: a multi-use iPad Holder; an Adapted Stylus; a Tactile Overlay for iPADs for Blind; a multi-use vertical iPAD holder for Low Vision; an iPAD Flipper for the Deaf; an iPAD enhancer for Hard of Hearing; and an iPAD Scan and read station for learning disabilities and print disabilities.
101 Uses for the iPad camera to support students with disabilities
Explore 10 ways to Interact with the iPad without ever touching the device – using voice, geo fencing, switch access
Creating access solutions for students with communication impairments
Apps and executive function impairments
Apps and adaptations for deaf and hard of hearing
Apps for self-regulation and relaxation
iPad access when using a wheelchair, table, floor, car or bed to accommodate for physical limitations
Therese Willkomm, PhD, ATP, is currently the director of the New Hampshire statewide assistive technology program with the Institute on Disability and a clinical associate professor at the University of New Hampshire. She has been engaged in providing and managing assistive technology services for over 28 years in the areas of home, school, and worksite modifications for persons with disabilities. She is known nationally and internationally as “The MacGyver of Assistive Technology.” She has invented over 600 different Assistive Technology solutions including 50 different iPad solutions.