Technology

Tools to Help Manage Daily Life for College Students with Intellectual Disabilities

Heading off to college brings excitement as well as new challenges for students and their families. In this webinar PACER's Simon Technology Center specialists will discuss tools to support students with intellectual disabilities as they learn to navigate the college campus and college life. Demonstrations will include mobile apps to help students manage their time, schedule, money, and social connections.

Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok and Beyond – Using Social Media for Peer to Peer Engagement

How are teenagers and young adults connecting and supporting one another during the COVID 19 crisis in our country? This session, presented by youth engagement and leadership professionals, will explore effective practices and resources that can promote and enhance communication and engagement of students and youth with disabilities.

Strategies and Resources for Students with Complex Support Needs in Distance Learning Environments

<p>Providing educational and employment preparation learning experiences in virtual and distance learning environments may be challenging for students with the most complex support needs. This session will provide examples of effective programming strategies and practices to help support students and youth with the most significant disabilities in their transition journey.</p>

Universal Design for Learning & Technology to Support Diverse Learners

In this presentation, participants will discover universal design for learning (UDL) and technology principles to support diverse learners through multiple means of engagement, expression, and representation. By the end of the session, attendees will leave with numerous UDL/T strategies and technology tools (i.e., web 2.0 tools, apps, mobile devices), as well as traditional approaches to technology to diversify instruction and assessment in order to meet the needs of all learners.