Have It Your Way With Google Chrome: Supports for Executive Functioning

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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4:00 PM-6:00 PM


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Registration open through 5/16/2018 10:59 PM Central Time (US & Canada)

Details
This training is being offered in collaboration with ISBE and Infinitec. According to WebMD.com Executive function is a set of mental skills that help you get things done. When students struggle in an area of executive functioning school work, self-esteem, and relationships can suffer. The Google Chrome web browser offers students easy, accessible, anywhere tools for support. In addition, participants will be introduced to the SETT model when gathering information for technology selection. Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to list areas of Executive Functioning. 2. Participants will be able to list common Google Chrome Web Browser tools to support Executive Functioning Skills. 3. Participants will be able to use the SETT model to gather information and determine technology tools to support executive functioning.

Presenter(s)

Jennifer Skalitzky, AT Specialist

Jennifer works for UCP-lnfinitec 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.


Continuing Education Credits
Professional Development Credit: Hours - 2

Fees

Free of charge for CASE member districts and staff (Districts 15, 16, 41, 44, 87, 89, 93).
$100 for the training for all other registrants. Materials are included unless otherwise noted.


Location
D93 Administration Center

230 Covington Drive
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

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About Us

The Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE) is a joint agreement between Marquardt School District 15, Queen Bee School District 16, Glen Ellyn School District 41, Lombard Elementary School District 44, Glenbard Township High School District 87, Community Consolidated School District 89 and Community Consolidated School District 93 in DuPage County. CASE provides varied supports so that each member district can offer a complete range of services to students with special needs between the ages of 3 and 22 years.


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