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Showing Results 1 - 16 of 16
Date(s): 7/21/2020 11:00 AM - 7/21/2020 12:00 PM
Description: Presented by: Clare Talbert and Matthew Newton - In our webinar, we will make a PowerPoint or Google Slides presentation accessible with the help of the Microsoft Accessibility Checker and the VDOE PowerPoint Presentation Accessibility Checklist. We will cover the steps involved in text formatting, slide design, color and object formatting. Having an understanding of these principals can help you build more accessible presentations, whether you use PowerPoint or Google Slides. We can do...
Date(s): 7/28/2020 11:00 AM - 7/28/2020 12:00 PM
Description: Presented by: Gina Martin and Matthew Newton - PDF accessibility can be complex and overwhelming. In this webinar, we’ll provide tools to help build your confidence in overcoming the challenges of making PDFs accessible! We will explore how to build accessible PDFs by looking at some beginning steps like basic tagging, alt-text for graphics, and reading order. We will be demonstrating how to make these .pdf accessibility modifications using tools included in Adobe Acrobat software and...
Date(s): 8/6/2020 11:00 AM - 8/6/2020 12:00 PM
Description: Presented by: Matthew Newton - Using video in virtual instruction is a popular and effective way to present information to students. Students with disabilities, particularly those with hearing or visual impairments, may need supports such as captioning, transcripts, or visual descriptions to fully access your instructional video content. During this webinar, we will demonstrate how teachers can efficiently add these supports to their instructional videos using well known tools like...
Description: This training is a self-paced online course. The course is provided as a collaboration between the Virginia Commonwealth University Autism Center for Excellence and the Virginia Autism Council. To participate, you need a computer with (preferably high-speed) internet access, Adobe Flash Player software within your browser, and a sound card with speakers in order to listen to the lectures (full text transcripts are provided for all lectures and multimedia). This course is designed for parents and...
Description: Course Overview "Get Ready for College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities" is a free series of online lessons, each focusing on a different aspect in the college preparation, selection, and disability services process. These online lessons contain video presentations and resources that can be used to equip students and others with the knowledge and skills for the transition to postsecondary education. Topics include the differences between high school and college, postsecondary education...
Description: Training opportunity for Virginia's DARS students receiving Pre-ETS. This virtual opportunity will be FREE to students and will include: • Learning to Speak Up – The Importance of Self-Advocacy • Reality Check – Independent Living and Social Skills Checklist and Discussion • Workplace Readiness - Am I Ready for a Job? • Let’s Dream and Plan - What does your Dream Future look like? • What’s Out There to Help Me? – Resources for the Transition...
Description: About this course: This course will explore the dynamic factors affecting the health and wellbeing of young people around the world, and how important it is for individuals, communities and nations that we improve the health and life chances of this important population group. In this course we will adopt a life-course framework to take a holistic view of youth health and wellbeing. We will explore changing patterns of adolescent health and development, including why adolescence is starting...
Date(s): 6/7/2020 - 7/20/2020
Description: Summer Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others may...
Date(s): 6/20/2020 - 7/21/2020
Description: Registration VSDB Outreach Services has purchased access to four more online, self-paced tutorials (1.5 – 5.0 credits) based on your survey feedback. These 4 courses, developed a the Perkins School for the Blind, will be available starting today and ending July 21, 2020, free of charge to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are blind or visually impaired.* Those who register with VSDB Outreach before 4:00 pm June 20, 2020 will be sent a code...
Date(s): 6/20/2020 - 7/21/2020
Description: Registration VSDB Outreach Services has purchased access to four more online, self-paced tutorials (1.5 – 5.0 credits) based on your survey feedback. These 4 courses, developed a the Perkins School for the Blind, will be available starting today and ending July 21, 2020, free of charge to professionals in Virginia who want to learn more about working with children who are blind or visually impaired.* Those who register with VSDB Outreach before 4:00 pm June 20, 2020 will be sent a code...
Date(s): 7/12/2020 - 7/26/2020, 8/9/2020 - 8/23/2020
Description: This training will be presented virtually and will include webinar, discussion boards, resourced, and supplementary material. PEATC, in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), is pleased to present Capacity Building for IEP Teams Workshop. The IEP process can be daunting for everyone including educators. School personnel report that they often find IEP meetings difficult and stressful. Parents report the same feelings. IEP meetings can be places of high anxiety and...
Date(s): 7/12/2020 8:00 PM - 8/16/2020 12:00 PM
Description: The National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL) Workshop Series facilitated by PEATC Being informed about the parts of literacy, how children learn to read, and why they might struggle can help you make better decisions about your child’s education. Research shows that when schools, teachers, and families are well-informed, children make greater gains in reading and writing. This free self-paced online workshop series provides parents with the foundations, tips, and tools on helping their...
Date(s): 7/14/2020 12:00 PM - 7/14/2020 1:00 PM
Description: Children with special needs thrive on structure, rhythm, and predictability. How can we as parents support their needs throughout the summer months? This workshop will provide practical strategies that will allow summer days to flow more smoothly.Terri Pilkerton, MA Ed., NCCGranato Group
Date(s): 7/22/2020 7:00 PM - 7/22/2020 8:00 PM
Description: Families with special needs children need to have an understanding of government benefits available to them as part of planning a future for their loved one. These benefits can help supplement a person’s income, qualify a person for extra help, and help them receive healthcare and community supports. Navigating the world of disability benefits can be tricky, time consuming and overwhelming. This workshop will help make that process easier. Join us as we discuss in clear understandable...
Date(s): 7/27/2020 7:00 PM - 7/27/2020 8:00 PM
Description: During this time of uncertainty, families with special needs children receiving special education services in Virginia have questions and concerns about the impact this pandemic will have on their student’s education. Keeping Track was specifically designed to assist families struggling navigating the complex predicament we currently find ourselves in. This information will ensure attendees have important tools at their disposal, so parents are ready when schools reopen.** For online...
Date(s): 10/11/2020 - 11/23/2020
Description: Fall Registration Transition University will offer a 5-session self-paced online series to help parents/guardians navigate the transition process for their school age child and prepare for the adult world. Life is full of transitions. For families of children with disabilities thinking about the future can bring mixed emotions. Some families are just trying to make it through day-to-day challenges and might not feel they have the energy to think about what happens after high school. Others may...