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Assistive Technology and Accessibility Technology [clear filter]
Wednesday, October 20
 

2:00pm EDT

14 - Using Assistive Technology in Teaching Children with Learning Disabilities in the 21st Century
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will review the various types of AT that are designed and used to solve written language, reading, listening, memory and mathematic problems of children with learning disabilities. It will highlight instructional guides for the classroom teacher that may help children with learning disabilities benefit maximally from the use of AT tools, in school and at home. It will focus on the use of technology alongside the teaching to make the learning process engaging and productive.

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Wednesday October 20, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
MR202 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
 
Thursday, October 21
 

12:45pm EDT

112 - Document Accessibility: Mitigating document accessibility issues and training document creators
Limited Capacity seats available

This session addresses two aspects of document accessibility issues and challenges. The first part of this session will address mitigation techniques in Adobe Acrobat used to identify and correct accessibility issues in PDF documents. The second part of the session will address the training of document creators in proper techniques to create documents relatively free of accessibility issues.

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Michael Simmons

Webmaster, Greenville County School
Michael Simmons was a high school science teacher for over 15 years and has been serving as webmaster for Greenville County Schools for 14 years.


Thursday October 21, 2021 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
MR204 Myrtle Beach Convention Center

2:00pm EDT

129 - Empowering students with disabilities through robotics
Limited Capacity seats available

The South Carolina Center for Assistive Technology and Educational Research (SC-CATER) is not just about assistive technology but also empowering students with disabilities in the STEM fields. A variety of robots are available for STEM education curriculum, but how can these provide be used to empower students with disabilities? This presentation will also focus on identifying some of the pros and cons of commercially available robots with specific disabilities.

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Robert Dawson

Clinical Associate Professor, University of South Carolina
Robert David Dawson is a Clinical Associate Professor in the USC School of Medicine and codirector of the South Carolina Center for Assistive Technology and Educational Research. He has been working with assistive and adaptive technology since 1981 Ismahan Arslan-Ari, Ed.D. is the... Read More →


Thursday October 21, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
MR204 Myrtle Beach Convention Center
 
Friday, October 22
 

9:00am EDT

WORKSHOP 163 - Ride the Waves to Accessible Documents
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Lydia Hutto and Madalina Tudora from the South Carolina Department of Education to learn how to create accessible online documents. This session will discuss valuable, ready to use solutions for creating accessible Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents. Now that most of us are working and learning online in some way, ensuring online accessibility is a must. Assistive Technology users require accessible online content in order to fully participate, so we will discuss how to make that happen. *$10 FEE REQUIRED TO ATTEND - PAYMENT CAN BE MADE AT REGISTRATION COUNTER*

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Friday October 22, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am EDT
MR204 Myrtle Beach Convention Center