Special education directors, early childhood interventionists, and other school administrators will learn from this program about practical, affordable solutions they can use to implement the principles of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) right away in the classroom. From the initial phases of classroom design, to creating a simple AT toolkit, you’ll see, hear and read from early childhood learning experts how AT tools create access to the general education curriculum. You’ll understand the role of the special educator in promoting the classroom application of AT toolkits for curriculum supports.

Presenters

Kathleen C. Sadao, EdD, has been in the field of early childhood special education for more than 25 years and is co-author of “Assistive Technology for Young Children, Creating Inclusive Learning Environments.”

Nancy B. Robinson, PhD, CCC-SLP, San Francisco State University, is an expert in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC); early intervention, communicative sciences and communicative disorders.

Moderator

Glen McCandless is an education consultant with over 25 years of experience working with educators and with developers of educational technologies to enhance teaching and learning.