Emerging Assistive Technology Webinar Training Series

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Register now for the Emerging Assistive Technology Virtual Training Series

Register today for the AMAC Emerging Assistive Technology Training Series - one webinar each month from May through August (4 in total), designed to build skills and awareness of emerging assistive technology and accessibility tools.

These 1-hour webinars are led by nationally renowned experts in their fields and will deliver dynamic, interactive educational presentations straight to your desktop!

The Series is open to anyone, but seats are limited, so register early. Attendees will also receive Continuing Education Credits from Georgia Tech.

Feel free to pass the announcement along, invite your colleagues, and we hope to "see" you this summer at the AMAC Emerging Assistive Technology Training Series!


Knowing and Evaluating State-of-the Art Assistive Technology

Join Cynthia Overton, a senior research analyst with the National Center for Technology Innovation, in exploring what makes assistive technology "state of the art," and what we can expect from assistive technology in the future. Learn about the TechMatrix, a free online tool designed to provide information about educational and assistive technology products, research, professional development resources, and frequently asked questions and answers for all students, including those with disabilities.

0.1 CEUs

Presenter: Cynthia Overton, PhD National Center for Technology Innovation

Wednesday, May 18th, 2-3PM EST

Session Price for non-members: $75 FREE to AMAC members!

Register for State of the Art Technology

The Accessibility Features of Microsoft

At Microsoft, accessibility is about making computers so adaptable that anyone can use them. We focus our accessibility work on improving computing for people with disabilities because, by surmounting those accessibility hurdles, the result is technology that works better for everyone. Hear about how Microsoft is creating new technology for all, and learn some of the innovative accessibility features in Microsoft's most popular products.

0.1 CEUs

Presenter: Daniel Hubbell, Technical Accessibility Evangelist Microsoft

Wednesday, June 15th, 2-3 PM EST

Session Price for non-members: $75

FREE to AMAC members!

Register for Accessibility Features of Microsoft

Using Speech Recognition Software and "Taming the Dragon"

Join Kristi Bubrig for an engaging and fun discussion about speech recognition software and its application and use in education. Learn the features of Dragon Naturally Speaking along with tips and tricks from "the Dragon Lady" herself!

.01 CEUs

Presenter: Kristi Bubrig, "The Dragon Lady" Accelerated Workflow Solutions

Tuesday, July 19th, 2-3 PM EST

Session Price for non-members: $75

FREE to AMAC members!

Register for Speech Recognition Software

The "E's" of Reading

Effective and efficient reading can benefit all students. This webinar will explore the evolution of e-text publishing and reveal the benefits to individuals who have access to e-text and e-textbooks. Topics will include alt media production, reading technologies and software, demonstration of the available software tools, and practical techniques to help individuals read more efficiently and effectively.

.01 CEUs

Presenter: Joe Tedesco, M.Ed., ATP Alternative Media Access Center

Wednesday, August 24th, 2-3 PM EST

Session Price for non-members: $75

FREE to AMAC members!

Register for The E's of Reading



For more training opportunities, visit the Training and Events page on the AMAC website.

Questions?

Contact us at:

About the Virtual Training Series Joe Tedesco, M.Ed.,ATP, AMAC Membership and Outreach 404-894-8000 or joe.tedesco@amac.gatech.edu

About AMAC Member Services Kathy Sims, AMAC Member Services and Outreach 404-894-8000 or kathy.sims@amac.gatech.edu