Texas Assistive Technology Network Statewide Conference – June 16-18, 2010

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Jim Durkel

Picture of presenter Jim DurkelPresenter: Jim Durkel, M.S.,  CCC-SLP/A

Affiliation: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Contact information: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, www.tsbvi.edujimdurkel@tcbvi.edu

Session Title: What is that?  Increasing curiosity with AT

Session Description: This session will focus on the learner with significant multiple disabilities, including sensory impairments.  This session will explore helping these students to become aware of and explore the world through every available sense.

Podcast Interview:


Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Right Click the following link to download the podcast to your computer. Durkel_AM_TATN2010

Session Title: AT and AI:  Supporting Speech, Language, and Communication

Session Description: Students with auditory impairments, including those with multiple impairments, can benefit from assistive technology.  This session will explore the use of AT to improve auditory access to information as well as support language development and communication skills.

Podcast Interview:

Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Click the following link to listen to the podcast. Durkel_PM_TATN2010

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