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Successful Transition to College & Work- Accommodations, Laws & Assistive Technology; Part 1 of 2
Transition from High School to college and/ or the workplace is a significant time in a student's life, future planning and educational career. This engaging webinar series will inform participants of process, strategies, technology and resources to help ensure that the transition is a successful one! Learn the difference between HS, post-secondary, and workplace laws & discuss individual’s rights. When to start, What to ask for & What documentation is required. Learn what accommodations are available in college and the workplace.
AT demonstrations of various devices, tools, apps, software, and adaptive equipment will be provided. Learn how to support Literacy, Math, Accessible documents and books (AEM), Note Taking for school or meetings, scheduling and reminders, task management, and Sensory & Physical support in college and the workplace. Support for various disabilities will be presented including Cognitive, Dyslexia, LD, Executive Function, Blind, Low Vision, Physical, and Deaf/Hard of Hearing. We will discuss the importance of self-advocacy skills, communication with professors and instructors, meeting with counselors, confidentiality, & questions and paperwork involved.
Many individuals are not aware of the various accommodations provided in college or the workplace, and how to access them. An abundance of resources and videos will also be shared for participants to utilize immediately. This information is incredibly helpful for high school students, adults with disabilities, educators & special educators, technology integrators, parents, transition coordinators, Vocational Rehabilitation counselors, school counselors/ advisors, administrators, and related therapists. See Full Description & Register at ATforED.com - Events

Dec 15, 2022 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Diana Petschauer
Assistive Technologist, Managing Director @ATforED & Access4Employment
Facilitator: Diana Petschauer is an Assistive Technologist, Consultant & Managing Director of AT for Education & Access4Employment. She manages her multi-disciplinary team of expert consultants who provide AT, Ed Tech, AAC & Accessibility Services for students & adults to access Education and the Workplace. Diana has over 20 years of experience in Assistive Tech in K-12, Post-Secondary & Adult services. She is a presenter & trainer nationally & internationally as well as a service provider for individuals of all ages. Prior to her business, Diana was the AT Specialist at the University of New Hampshire, Student Accessibility Services, and she started her career in public Special Education services, where she first discovered the significant & positive difference that Assistive Technology provides. Diana also teaches the Academic & Assistive Technology course for the UNH Bridges series, a college & career training series. Visit the website: ATforED.com & Follow @ATforEducation