Introducing IssieApps for Communication, Education and Play Beit Issie Shapiro & FIU Embrace

2021-04-29T14:13:37-04:00Tags: , , |

Introducing IssieApps for Communication, Education and Play *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Connecting health professionals and educators that work with people with disabilities, with developers from the world of hi-tech creates amazing opportunities. The Beit Issie Shapiro Technology Center has developed a series of apps: “IssieApps”, suitable

Complex Disabilities – Using Technology to Promote Engagement and Success in Learning Activities, Beit Issie Shapiro & FIU Embrace

2021-04-29T15:01:37-04:00Tags: , , |

Technology for Children with Complex Disabilities *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Due to the availability of technological tools today, we have more resources to encourage engagement in learning for children with and without disabilities. In this lecture we will hear about specific apps and software that we

Communication Using Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) for Children with Disabilities

2021-05-24T15:16:52-04:00Tags: , , , |

Using Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) for Children with Disabilities *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Thanks to mainstream technologies, such as smartphones and tablets, as well as more complex technologies, people with disabilities can now communicate in ways that they have previously not been able to. In this

Technology for Play and Leisure, Enhancing the Experience for Children and Adults, Beit Issie Shapiro & FIU Embrace

2021-04-29T13:58:58-04:00Tags: , , |

Enhancing the Experience for Children & Adults with Disabilities - *This presentation is in English* About this Event *This presentation is in English* Play and leisure activities are important for child development and are significant elements for promoting quality of life for all ages. Advances in technology offer a variety of solutions from mainstream products

Expert Webinar and Panelist Discussion – Dyslexia: The Neuroscience of Early Identification & Intervention by Fumiko Hoeft and Margie Gillis

2021-03-09T14:14:33-05:00Tags: , , , , |

In recent years, findings from scientific research in education, psychology, genetics, and the neurosciences have increased our understanding of dyslexia and the importance of early identification and instruction for young children. In this webinar, Dr. Hoeft will discuss the different components of science and neuroscience informing the development of early screeners that assess school readiness

Accomodations and Your Child MDPS ESE, Florida Inclusion Network and the Parent Education Network

2021-03-12T11:12:19-05:00Tags: , , |

Accommodations & Your Child (2) The session is a partnership between the M-DCPS Department of ESE, the Florida Inclusion Network, & the Parent Education Network. The session will address: What are accommodations? How can accommodations support your child’s learning? How to support your child’s school team in selecting appropriate accommodations.

Dyslexia – 23rd Annual Montag Lecture: Unpacking the Science of Reading So All Kids Can Learn

2021-03-09T13:56:06-05:00Tags: , , |

This year’s Montag Lecture features Emily Hanford, award-winning investigative reporter who’s been working in public media for more than 25 years. Currently, senior education correspondent for APM Reports, the documentary and investigative group at American Public Media, Emily’s focus is on equity, the way we teach reading today, and literacy – arguing that there can

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