Google Chromebooks can be an excellent assistive technology tool for students with special needs. Students who have delays in physical, cognitive, or language development may require extra support from Assistive Technology. This course reviews a variety of strategies that can be used as a compensation technique when a student has difficulty functioning in a classroom setting. This course is also included with the Teletherapy Webinar Package.
This presentation focuses exclusively on Chromebooks and does not include information about other similar or related devices.
Identify speech-to-text Chromebook extensions that can be used for students with special needs.
List Chromebook extensions that can benefit organizational skills for students with special needs.
Explain how to access Chromebook accessibility features.
Explain the benefits of using a Chromebook as a compensation technique.
List a variety of typing programs and strategies that can be used on Google Chromebooks.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs, OTAs, and teachers
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or one contact hour under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Kim Wiggins, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children since 2001. She is a full-time therapist at a City School District in upstate New York, owner of www.OTKimWiggins.com, and has been a nationally known speaker since 2011. Kim is certified in Mobile Devices for Children with Disabilities, Puzzle Art Therapy, Handwriting Without Tears, Zaner Bloser, The Size Matters Handwriting Program, The Listening Program, and as an Irlen Screener. To view Kim’s courses, check out her product page.
Financial: Kim Wiggins receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC and is the owner of OTKimWiggins LLC. Kim is an affiliate for these companies and receives a percentage of profits from her referrals for these webinars:
Double Time Docs (https://www.doubletimedocs.com): A Collaboration Sensation and Get It Done! OT documentation
Move Thrive Play (https://www.moveplaythrive.com): Primitive Reflexes
SpedNotes (a free program until August 2020, https://www.spednote.com/): Get It Done! OT documentation and Writing IEP Goals
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.