2016 International Learning Disabilities (LDA) Conference AT Solutions Lab- February 15-18- Orlando, Florida

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AT Solutions Lab Partners

Creative, comprehensive use of technology and the Internet by students and teachers as the very best resource ever is the focus for the Technology Lab that will be available Wednesday through Friday at the LDA Conference.

The LDA|AMAC AT Solutions Lab is generously brought to you by:


Presentations


AT Lab Schedule

Sunday, February 15 3-5

  • Lab Set-up- Everyone, will not take 2 hours

Monday, February 15 9-5:15

  • 9am to 10- Open exhibited Hours: Rachel, Martha
  • 10 AM to 11 AM M5 Technology Assistive Technology (AT) 101 – Begin with the End in Mind Carolyn Phillips, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Martha Rust, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Maria Kelley, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Welcome to the Assistive Technology Revolution! Assistive Technology developments have been a catalyst for producing positive life-changing results for individuals with learning disabilities. In this session, the presenters will share helpful advocacy tips, AT solutions/strategies, and information on AT trends to watch. Level: Basic
  • 9:30-10:30- HearBuilder an online software series that is designed to help students with basic listening and language comprehension skills- Erica Zollman
  • 10 AM- 12:00- Rachel
  • 12-2- Open Exhibit Hours: Rachel, Martha, Maria
  • 2-3:30-
  • 3:30-4:45-Tea & Talk: Our Favorite Apps for Writing & Reading - Rachel, Gaby, (Martha)
  • 4:45-5:15- Open Exhibit Hours: Rachel, Martha, Maria

Tuesday, February 16 8:45-5:30

  • 8:45- 9:45- Open Exhibit Hours
  • 10-11- Mindview Presentation- Brandon Conrad
  • 11-12:15-
  • 11-12:15 Assistive Technology (AT) 102 – Diving Below the Surface Carolyn Phillips, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Martha Rust, AMAC, Tools for Life at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA Maria Kelley, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Assistive Technology can have a transformational effect for individuals with LD. This session will dive deeper to look at AT feature matching. Join us to explore specific AT strategies and solutions to promote success in school, workplace, and community settings that can ultimately assist with smooth transitions throughout life. Level: Intermediate
  • 12:15-1:30- Open Exhibit Hours Maria
  • 1:15-2:15- Mindview Presentation- Brandon Conrad
  • 1:30-3-
  • 3-4:30
  • 4:30-5 Tea & Talk: Our Favorite Apps for Organization- Rachel, Gaby, (Martha)
  • 5-5:30- Open Exhibit Hours

Wednesday, February 17 8:45-1:15

  • 8:45- 9:45- Open Exhibit Hours
  • 9:45-11:30- Tea & Talk: Our Favorite Apps for Living & Transitions- Rachel, GABY, (Martha)
  • 10- 11-W9 Technology Here’s Hope: Assistive Technology (AT) Supporting Mental Health for People with LD Carolyn Phillips, AMAC, Tools for Life, Atlanta, GA Maria Kelley, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Rachel Wilson, AMAC, Tools for Life, Atlanta, GA Assistive technology can be used in innovative ways to support individuals with LD who have mental health (MH) issues. Join us to explore how the use of AT, from telepresence, tablets, apps to word prediction are keeping people with LD off the FAST (Frustration or Fatigue, Anxiety, Stress and Tension) Track. Level: Intermediate
  • 11:30-12:15
  • 12:15-1:15- Open Exhibit Hours Maria, Martha
  • 1:15-3-Everyone Lab Tear Down Maria, Martha

AT Solutions Lab Layout


AT Solutions Lab Equipment List

FAAST Equipment List

  • 8 Ipads (Loaded with Apps for Learning)
  • Accent 700 (Communication Device)
  • Smart Ed Tablet
  • Nova Chats
  • 10 Adaptive Keyboards
  • 10 Adaptive Mice
  • Video Magnifiers at least 4
  • Go Talks (2)
  • Techspeaks (2)
  • Aids for Daily Living

WATAP

  • Telepresence Robot
  • Android devices
  • Kindle Fire
  • Ram mounts
  • scale
  • pebble
  • magnifiers
  • laptop with WYNN, ClaroRead and ReadIt
  • iPod touch
  • Reading Pen
  • Talking Dictionary
  • Eye Pal Reader
  • ergonomic seat
  • Foot Fidget
  • Wizcom SuperPen Scanner
  • Optelect ClearReader +
  • LiveScribe Echo

TFL

  • Kubi
  • iPod touch
  • Samsung watch
  • smaller keyboard
  • new Android tablets
  • Kindle Fire
  • Franklin Anybook anywhere
  • Laptop stand
  • iGuys case- can put IATP ipad in
  • Big Grip Tablet- can put IATP ipad in
  • Personal fitbits
  • We will have our laptop and new surfaces as well