The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your Districtt

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your Districtt

by Christopher R. Bugaj, Sally Norton-Darr
     
 

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From setting up a stellar team to consultations and evaluations, and from implementation to assessing success, this guide presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology (AT) services that effectively and efficiently help students. The nuts and bolts of each area are presented in a practical way (with amusing metaphors thrown in for good measure

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From setting up a stellar team to consultations and evaluations, and from implementation to assessing success, this guide presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology (AT) services that effectively and efficiently help students. The nuts and bolts of each area are presented in a practical way (with amusing metaphors thrown in for good measure) so that you can directly apply what's in the book and see tangible results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781564842633
Publisher:
International Society for Tech in Ed.
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,304,911
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher R. Bugaj, an assistive technology trainer, is a founding member of the AT team for Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia. In addition to his work in Loudoun County, he also works as an adjunct professor for George Mason University and is the host and producer of the award-winning podcast series A.T.TIPScast, a series about implementing AT in public schools. Bugaj holds a master of arts in speech pathology from Kent State University and presents at educational conferences throughout the United States.

Sally Norton-Darr is an assistive technology trainer for Loudoun County Public Schools and a nationally certified speech-language pathologist. After earning degrees from Pennsylvania State University, she went on to work in a variety of settings, including public schools in Utah and Virginia, for the state of New Jersey as a director of speech therapies, and in private practice. Norton-Darr presents on high- and low-tech AT topics both nationally and regionally.

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