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Assistive Technology Evaluations for Students with Visual Impairment
The Important Role of AT Eval Personnel and Teams

This workshop begins with a briefing on the importance of designating and utilizing an Assistive Technology Evaluation Team (ATET), and the education law that supports it.  Basic functions of an ATET will be presented, for evaluating students with any disability.  Participants will gain skills for completing an AT evaluation for students with visual impairments.  This workshop is ideal for district AT Eval Teams, and is also recommended for AT eval leadership, Diagnosticians, Campus Administrators, Special Education Directors, GenEd and SpEd Teachers, and Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments.

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Dr. Shannon Darst from SFASU VI Preparation Program joins Region 17 Student Support Services staff to present the importance of districts designating assistive technology (AT) evalutaion personnel, to form a small team, the essential service an AT Eval team serves, and the education law that addresses AT.  Participants will learn the process of an AT evaluation specifically for students with visual impairments.  Join this live workshop to better understand and grow your skills for AT evaluation.  Gain confidence in the evaluation process that leads to meaningful decision making for our students.  Contact Deanne Goen at Region 17 if you would like to discuss how your campus and district can benefit from this session.

Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 2.3: Communication, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

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Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Deanne Goen
Deanne Goen
Kasey Murillo
Shannon Darst, PhD
Diagnostician, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), Principal, Special Education Director, Special Education Teacher, Speech Language Pathologist, Teacher (All Level), Technology Coordinator
Date Time Location
11/12/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference A


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