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

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Kelly Fonner

Picture of presenter Kelly FonnerPresenter: Kelly Fonner, M.S.

Affiliation: Fonner Consulting

Contact information: kfonner@wi.rr.com; http://www.kellyfonner.com

Session Title: A Universal Design for Learning Approach to RtI

Session Description: When curricular lessons are Universally Designed for the Learning of all students, teachers can more easily implement the intentions and strategies of Response to Intervention core principles.  This session will describe the process of implementing UDL within the classroom as a practice of providing high-quality instruction and intervention matched to student need.  Assistance through examples will be given of electronic supports for literacy and setting up progress monitoring. A resource list and supports through websites will be shared.

Podcast Interview:

Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Click the following link to listen to the podcast.  Fonner_AM_TATN2010

Session Title: Be a Mr. Wizard:  Assistive Technology Supports in Science

Session Description: Students with Learning Disabilities are often fully included in content areas such as science.  They may need a variety of supports in order to handle the tasks of this curricular area.  Additional challenges are faced as science is one of the NCLB focused topics and the focus of state standards.  This session will offer examples of a variety of assistive technology supports to bring science experiences to the students what are struggling with reading and writing tasks.  Participants will be provided a list of resources and planning tools for implementing assistive technology and other accommodations.

Podcast Interview:

Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Click the following link to listen to the podcast.  Fonner_PM_TATN2010

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