2013 Learning Disabilities Association of Indiana

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2013 Learning Disabilities Association of Indiana Annual Conference

39th Annual State LD & ADHD Conference

Carmel, Indiana

Friday, November 15, 2013

Presenters: Carolyn Phillips and Martha Rust, Tools for Life

Keynote: Discovering Personal Genius - Considering Tips, Trends & Technology

This Keynote will explore the collective role each of us play in promoting student success beyond the educational environment and the powerful role of assistive technology in this process. We will examine outcomes that can occur when self-advocacy, inclusion, universal design for learning and appropriate assistive technology solutions are integrated into the lives of individuals with learning disAbilities. This session will provide participants with helpful tips, opportunities to explore emerging trends and identify specific AT strategies and solutions to promote success in the school setting and that can ultimately assist with smooth transitions into the workplace and community.

Session 1: Writing without a Pen: Exploring some Assistive Technologies with Writing Solutions

This session will explore some mainstream technologies and apps that can assist with writing.

Session 2: Reading without Pages: Exploring Some Assistive Technology for Reading Solutions

This session will explore some mainstream technologies and apps that can assist with reading.

Session 3: Does Everyone Need to Know? Learning Strategies for Disclosing a Learning Disability

This session will explore techniques and strategies when it comes to disclosing a learning disability.

Session 4: Being the Better Juggler: Using Technology to Assist with Organization

This session will explore some ways that assistive technology can help you get organized.

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