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´╗┐Assistive Technology Training Opportunities How would I be able to take in more? Robinson/SEECAP/06

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What do I have to learn? Diagram of Assistive Technology for Infants/Toddlers AT and Assessment AT/AAC and Communication AT and Emergent Literacy AT and Play AT and Computers Robinson/SEECAP/06

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What level of preparing do I require/need? Acquaintance and mindfulness Provider with actualize AT and AAC with youthful kids? Supplier who will prepare others in AT or AAC? Overseer who will create AT assets in early mediation? Inservice or Preservice preparing? Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Types of Training Opportunities Online Modules & Materials Online Courses Online Certificate Programs University Training Programs in CA Training Opportunities and Workshops Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials SEEDS Training Modules in Assistive Technology , as of now under development to give assets to families and gives in early mediation to get to and to use AT. Stay tuned! Review of AT for Infants/Toddlers AT and Assessment AT and Communication AT and Emergent Literacy AT and Play AT and Computers Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Tots n Tech Research Institute , collective venture with Thomas Jefferson University and Arizona State University gives numerous exploration papers on AT with youthful youngsters. These serve as an awesome prologue to AT http://www.asu.edu/clas/dynamite/Tots n Tech AT Efficacy Scale: http://asu.edu/clas/dynamite/AssisTechConfScale.pdf Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Assistive Technology Basics Online Training Project , University of Buffalo gives general AT data, intended for early rudimentary age understudies. http://atto.buffalo.edu/enlisted/ATBasics.php AT Basics: Tutorials on AT items http://atto.buffalo.edu/enrolled/Tutorials.php Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Webcast with Janice Light, Ph.D., CCC-SLP AAC Interventions to Maximize Language Development for Young Children . Prove based AAC mediations with youthful youngsters are presented and illustrated. AAC-RERC Webcasts (AAC Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center) http://www.aac-rerc.com/pages/news/webcasts2005.htm#may1 Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Collaborative Early Intervention National Training e-Resource . Twenty four modules are accessible at no cost to teachers in graduate-level preparing programs, one early on module on AT is given. Principally intended for college staff to insert in courses. http://center.uncg.edu Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Baby Power: A Guide For Families For Using Assistive Technology With Their Infants and Toddlers by the National Center to Improve Practice gives web based preparing materials. This was created through USDOE/OSEP concede, 1992-1998. The site gives a few great sections on AT with youthful kids and video on Communication Technology in preschool. http://www2.edc.org/ncip/library/ec/Power.htm and Welcome to my Preschool: Communicating with Technology (video) http://www2.edc.org/ncip/recordings/ec.htm Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials Let's Play , situated at the University of Buffalo Center for Assistive Technology gives a progression of tasks that are effectively available and downloadable for families and early mediation suppliers to expand learning and utilization of AT with youthful youngsters. Subjects include: Play, Selecting Toys, Universal Design, Assistive Technology, and Resources http://letsplay.buffalo.edu/index.html Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Modules & Materials AT Quick Guides by JFK Partners at the University of Colorado Health Sciences University are downloadable in pdf organize and give phenomenal brief review of AT applications with youthful kids in the in ranges including correspondence, versatile and insight, self improvement, tactile, fine engine, and gross engine. http://jfkpartners.org/PUBLICATIONS/asp Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Courses Early Childhood Integrated Instructional System , Center for Best Practice, Western Illinois University is a USDOE/OSEP financed extend. There is no cost to enlist and to finish a progression of nine modules in AT for youthful youngsters. http://www.wiu.edu/clients/ectiis/index.html Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Certificate Programs California State University, Center on Disabilities Training Programs . The COD at CSUN gives Assistive Technology Symposium and Certificate programs in AT, including courses on Autism and AT for kindergarten through early primary school-age youngsters. More courses are arranged later on. There is a cost to take an interest. http://www.csun.edu/codtraining/symseries.htm Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Online Certificate Programs California State University at Dominquez Hills, Assistive Technology Certificate Program . This arrangement of courses are offered web based, bringing about an AT Specialist Certificate. http://www.csudh.edu/at/Robinson/SEECAP/06

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University Training Programs California State University, Fullerton Assistive Technology Certificate Program . Courses are offered at CSU Fullerton to get ready AT Specialists to work with kids, school age understudies, and grown-ups with handicaps to execute AT to accomplish group and school incorporation. http://www.fullerton.edu/Robinson/SEECAP/06

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University Training Programs in CA Collaborative AAC in Inclusive Early Intervention Settings at San Francisco State University, Department of Special Education and Communicative Disorders. This is a USDOE/OSEP subsidized venture from 2004-2009 that incorporates support in AAC and EI at the preservice and inservice level. Contact Gloria Soto, Ph.d., Project Director at gsoto@sfsu.edu Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Training Programs and Workshops California State University, Northridge Center on Disabilities' Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference (21st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, March 20-25, 2006 ~ Los Angeles, CA) " This is a far reaching, worldwide gathering, where advances over all ages; inabilities; levels of instruction and preparing; business; and free living are tended to. It is the biggest meeting of its kind!" http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Training Programs and Workshops The Bridge School " is an instructive program committed to guaranteeing that youngsters with extreme discourse and physical hindrances accomplish full support in their groups using augmentative & elective method for correspondence (AAC) and assistive innovation (AT) applications." Outreach programs incorporate preparing occasions in the Bay Area, Teacher in Residence Program, International Consultation, Building Bridges Camp, and "AAC By the Bay"- - a global gathering started in 2005 and offered like clockwork. CEU credits are accommodated most preparing occasions in a joint effort with SFSU. http://www.bridgeschool.org/Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Training Programs and Workshops DynaVox Technologies. DynaVox, a main merchant for AAC and AT gadgets, gives numerous preparation occasions and workshops all through California with respect to utilize and applications for DynaVox AT/AAC frameworks. There is no cost for members and CEU credit are frequently given. Workshop timetables are recorded on the DynaVox site. http://www.dynavoxsys.com/Default.aspx?tabid=30 Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Training Programs and Workshops Intellitools, Inc. outlines AT apparatuses for understudies with learning handicaps to people of any age with serious physical and subjective difficulties. Items incorporate PC programming and educational programs adjustments including Intellikeys and Intellitools Classroom Suite. Preparing is given at cost to offices, projects, and school locale. Preparing materials are likewise accessible to download on their site. http://www.intellitools.com/Robinson/SEECAP/06

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Training Programs and Workshops Prentke Romich , a seller for AAC and AT innovation, gives web based e-preparing and territorial workshops in regards to the utilization of their gadgets. Preparing in both configurations is no cost and ASHA CEUs are accessible. Earlier enlistment is required. Subtle elements are accessible on their site. http://www.prentrom.com/timetable/events.html Robinson/SEECAP/06

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AT Training Summary Introductory materials are broadly accessible through web sources. AT preparing specialization is offered online through CSUN, CSU at Dominquez Hills and on location at SFSU and CSU Fullerton. SEEDS will give a window to EI suppliers and families to sort out beginning preparing and prologue to AT. Robinson/SEECAP/06

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