Webinars and Video Archives

OTAP Sponsored Prerecorded Webinars

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Discover the Learner Using the UDL Lens with Kathleen McClaskey

Communication Matrix Webinar Series

Part One:  Using the Communication Matrix:  What can I do with the Matrix and Resources?

Part Two:  Using the Communication Matrix:  How does it work?
Thursday, December 7, 2017     2:30-4:00 p.m.


Moving Forward Webinar Series 2016-2017

  • Webinar 1.Breaking Down Barriers to Effective AT Implementation
  • Webinar 2.Using Evidence to Strengthen your AT Program
  • Webinar 3.​Including AT in the IEP
  • Webinar 4.Pointers for Parents

Transition Series 2016-2017

Speech Recognition as AT for Writing
Let’s Participate! With Assistive Technology Supports
AIM Strategies

What Is new In IOS 11?

Communication Matrix Webinar Series

Handouts for Communication Matrix Series 1

New Framing Questionnaire
AT Eval Questionnaire Parent
AT 101- Framing the Question


Moving Forward Webinar Series

Part One: Breaking Down Barriers to Effective Assistive Technology Implementation


Handouts for Breaking Barriers to AT Implementation Webinar Series 1

Part two:Using Evidence to Strengthen Your AT Program

Handouts for Part two Using Evidence to Strengthen Your AT Program

Part 3 Including Assistive Technology in the IEP

Handouts for Webinar #3 Including Assistive Technology in the IEP

Part #4 Handout for Pointers for Parent

Speech Recognition as AT for Writing Webinar

Speech Recognition as AT for Writing” is a guide to support K-12 staff as they consider, try, assess, and implement speech recognition with students who have difficulty with the transcription task-demands of writing. Specific methods to assess effectiveness and an extensive list of ideas to encourage implementation are also included.

Image of presenter Daniel Cochrane

Daniel Cochrane is the full-time assistive technology specialist/coordinator for Community Unit School District 200 in Wheaton and Warrenville, IL. He is also an adjunct instructor for the Assistive Technology Certificate Program at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC). He has an MA in teaching special education, an MS in Disability and Human Development from UIC with concentration in assistive technology, and maintains ATP certification from RESNA. Dan is currently chair of the RESNA Professional Standards Board that governs the ATP and ATP/SMS certification.

Webinar for Early Childhood Practitioners & Parents

Let's Participate! with Assistive Technology Supports

All young children develop and learn when actively participating in daily routines and activities. How children process sensory information can impact appropriate motor and behavioral responses.  In addition to presenting supports that work for children, this webinar will emphasize the importance of sharing 'what works' in the classroom with families, to help children 'participate' in all daily activities.

Image of presenter Sue MistrettSue Mistrett, a national voice on including children birth to eight with disabilities is currently a senior consultant to the federally funded Let's Participate! Project, which implements a proven model to increase the use of assistive technology with young children with disabilities age birth to five in Massachusetts. She has written extensively on the selection and use of assistive technologies to support the participation of young children and their families in everyday routines and activities in home, community and education settings. Her work includes weaving concepts of universal design with individual assistive technology supports to ensure the inclusion of all children in natural early childhood settings.

Hand-outs for Let's Participate

AIM Strategies

How to use Read Iris, ClaroPDF and Co Writer Apps From Kelley Wilson Eugene SD