Writing for Beginners- Foundations & Getting Started

$165

START:
March 31, 2015
DURATION:
6 hours

INSTRUCTORS:

SUSAN NORWELL
MA Special Education Instructor, Previous- Professor at Northeastern Illinois University, Current- Full-time Professor at Rett University

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Literacy , Susan Norwell

Writing is an essential skill for individuals with Rett Syndrome if we hope for them to become totally independent communicators. But writing is often challenging for many reasons for those that cannot hold a pencil or operate a computer independently. This course will lay out the essential foundations for writing. These foundational skills are often bypassed for individuals with Rett Syndrome as being too hard or impossible to achieve. Robust videos will example each foundational skill that neuro-typical children easily gain, but our kiddos need to have carefully engineered and made accessible for them to be successful. How to begin teaching the act of writing and the tools to use will be explained and modeled in video. These tools are readily available on the Rett-U website and will make writing not only possible but fun! Experience has taught me that individuals with Rett Syndrome love to write – let’s get them started!

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We are really looking forward to tonight's Webinar, registration is still open. Please join Assistive Technology Specialist and Occupational Therapist Judy Lariviere to discuss peer-to-peer connection. Enjoy her introduction video in the meantime!

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

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Often the majority of communication partners with whom complex students interact throughout their day are adults; time spent truly communicating with peers is very limited or difficult to coordinate given the multiple demands on all students’ time. This live webinar will address the importance of students with complex communication needs having consistent opportunities to interact with and naturally form connections with their peers. Having peers with whom students truly connect is essential to a positive and enriched school experience that naturally supports communication and learning, and above all, happiness.

This webinar represents a starting point for building connections for students with complex needs at school. Participants will learn strategies for capitalizing on mainstream opportunities to support connections with peers through communication and participation. The following topics will be addressed:

A model for identifying a student’s current communication partners at school.

Essential components to include in training for student’s school team members to “jumpstart” the process – student needs to be connected with adults at school.

Strategies for supporting the student as a true member of the regular education class for mainstreaming or full inclusion

Providing opportunities for connections to form naturally through the use of technology for quick and easy set-up.

Examples will be shared about how students with complex communication needs are naturally connecting with peers throughout their day and the tools and strategies that have used to support them. A resource list with references and links to tools will be included in the course.

This live webinar will have a format of a 45- minute presentation followed by questions from participants for the rest of the hour or so.

JUDY LARIVIERE is an assistive technology specialist and occupational therapist with a master’s degree in educational psychology with an area of concentration in special education.

ACCESS TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE 15 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME AND CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR CURRENT COURSES FOLDER OF YOUR RETT U ACCOUNT.

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THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

5:30 – 6:30 PM PACIFIC

6:30 - 7:30 PM MOUNTAIN

7:30 – 8:30 PM CENTRAL

8:30 – 9:30 PM EASTERN

Often the majority of communication partners with whom complex students interact throughout their day are adults; time spent truly communicating with peers is very limited or difficult to coordinate given the multiple demands on all students’ time. This live webinar will address the importance of students with complex communication needs having consistent opportunities to interact with and naturally form connections with their peers. Having peers with whom students truly connect is essential to a positive and enriched school experience that naturally supports communication and learning, and above all, happiness.

This webinar represents a starting point for building connections for students with complex needs at school. Participants will learn strategies for capitalizing on mainstream opportunities to support connections with peers through communication and participation. The following topics will be addressed:

A model for identifying a student’s current communication partners at school.

Essential components to include in training for student’s school team members to “jumpstart” the process – student needs to be connected with adults at school.

Strategies for supporting the student as a true member of the regular education class for mainstreaming or full inclusion

Providing opportunities for connections to form naturally through the use of technology for quick and easy set-up.

Examples will be shared about how students with complex communication needs are naturally connecting with peers throughout their day and the tools and strategies that have used to support them. A resource list with references and links to tools will be included in the course.

This live webinar will have a format of a 45- minute presentation followed by questions from participants for the rest of the hour or so.

JUDY LARIVIERE is an assistive technology specialist and occupational therapist with a master’s degree in educational psychology with an area of concentration in special education.

ACCESS TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE 15 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME AND CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR CURRENT COURSES FOLDER OF YOUR RETT U ACCOUNT.

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We are very excited about our next Webinar! Join us tomorrow, Thursday 4/19, with Assistive Technology Specialist and Occupational Therapist Judy Lariviere. Enjoy her brief video introduction discussing the very important peer to peer connection, below!

THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018

5:30 – 6:30 PM PACIFIC

6:30 - 7:30 PM MOUNTAIN

7:30 – 8:30 PM CENTRAL

8:30 – 9:30 PM EASTERN

Often the majority of communication partners with whom complex students interact throughout their day are adults; time spent truly communicating with peers is very limited or difficult to coordinate given the multiple demands on all students’ time. This live webinar will address the importance of students with complex communication needs having consistent opportunities to interact with and naturally form connections with their peers. Having peers with whom students truly connect is essential to a positive and enriched school experience that naturally supports communication and learning, and above all, happiness.

This webinar represents a starting point for building connections for students with complex needs at school. Participants will learn strategies for capitalizing on mainstream opportunities to support connections with peers through communication and participation. The following topics will be addressed:

A model for identifying a student’s current communication partners at school.

Essential components to include in training for student’s school team members to “jumpstart” the process – student needs to be connected with adults at school.

Strategies for supporting the student as a true member of the regular education class for mainstreaming or full inclusion

Providing opportunities for connections to form naturally through the use of technology for quick and easy set-up.

Examples will be shared about how students with complex communication needs are naturally connecting with peers throughout their day and the tools and strategies that have used to support them. A resource list with references and links to tools will be included in the course.

This live webinar will have a format of a 45- minute presentation followed by questions from participants for the rest of the hour or so.

JUDY LARIVIERE is an assistive technology specialist and occupational therapist with a master’s degree in educational psychology with an area of concentration in special education.

ACCESS TO THE WEBINAR WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE 15 MINUTES BEFORE START TIME AND CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR CURRENT COURSES FOLDER OF YOUR RETT U ACCOUNT.

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