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Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers
Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Presented by Mike Marotta, Assistive Technology Consultant
Sponsored by Learning Ally
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From apps to software to cloud-based cross-platform supports, this webinar explored tools that can aid struggling readers in the following areas:
- phonemic awareness
Mike Marotta, Assistive Technology Consultant and president of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC presented a broad range of low- and high-tech applications — including free solutions — to support students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Viewers will increase their general awareness of assistive technology and walk away with a wide variety of accommodations to foster academic success for their students.
This recorded webinar will benefit educators of struggling readers at all grade levels, and administrators.
Mike Marotta is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional and president of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC. He is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. Mike is also an adjunct professor at several universities, where he teaches pre-service teachers and Masters courses on Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology, and is a member of the CAST Accessible Educational Materials Advisory Board.
Learning Ally empowers students who read and learn differently so that they may thrive. We help them to overcome obstacles and discover strengths, as we guide them along a path that ensures success.