Getting to the Core of Literacy

Getting to the Core of Literacy

Join us for a webinar on Jun 06, 2017 at 6:30 PM CDT.

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Kids love using iPods and iPads. However, it’s difficult to face the challenge of choosing the correct apps for literacy. This presentation will focus on using technologies to support reading instruction for struggling early childhood to elementary aged students. The features of the iPad/iPod that supports the principals of Universal Design for Learning will be demonstrated.

Presenter: Jenn Skalitzky, Jennifer works for UCP-Infinitec as an Assistive Technology Facilitator. She coordinates webinars, performs collaborations, and provides trainings. Jennifer received a Bachelor's degree in Communication Disorders from Eastern Illinois University and received a M.S. in Disability and Human Development from the University of Illinois - Chicago (UIC). Her area of specialization was Rehabilitation/Assistive Technology, and she completed a Graduate Assistantship with UIC's Assistive Technology Unit (ATU). After graduation she worked for UIC's ATU where she supported students and adults using AAC devices. In addition, she has worked at Northwest Suburban Special Education Organization (NSSEO) as an Assistive Technology Facilitator. While there she supported the assistive technology needs of students with severe physical disabilities, students with Autism and learning disabilities. She also supported staff through trainings and the implementation of assistive technology. In the past, Jennifer has been an adjunct teacher at Lewis University and taught the undergraduate and graduate class on Assistive Technology for the Special Education Department.

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