As schools have worked hard to make their websites accessible, many have employed automated tools to scan the website, checking for any accessibility issues. While these tools are critical to our accessibility efforts, they, like any accessibility checker, have their limits.
As students and youth with disabilities prepare to transition to adult life, we must do everything we can to provide them with the information, services, and supports they need to ensure that they have the opportunity to achieve their goals.By attending the 2019 MTSA Annual Conference, you will e
March 11 - 19, 2019
Over the past several years, all school districts in the state had complaints filed against their websites with the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
18th Annual Start Conference: Breaking the Social Code.
April 29, 2019
East Lansing, Michigan
Alt+Shift breakout sessions include: Emergent Literacy Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities and Complex Communication Needs (title subject to change) by Megan Zell
February 21 - 22, 2019
You can access all seven of the AMMR modules through EduPaths. Each module builds on previous ones. Modules include accessibility matters; the basics; and in-depth looks at Word, PowerPoint, and Acrobat Pro.
For nearly 40 years, the Future of Education Technology Conference has gathered the most dynamic and creative education professionals from around the world for an intensive, highly collaborative exploration of new technologies, best practices and pressing issues.
January 27 - 30, 2019
Plan now to attend Earn up to 23 professional development hours (PDHs). Attend sessions focused on the critical knowledge and skills that you need to help your students succeed inside and outside of the classroom.
January 29 - February 2, 2019
Alt+Shift breakout sessions include: Emergent Literacy for Students with Significant Disabilities by Megan Zell From Research to Practice: Teaching Mathematics to Students with Significant Disabilities by Kate Fanelli
January 17 - 18, 2019
Alt+Shift breakout sessions include: Assisting the Team with Assistive Technology by Carolyn O’Hearn and Ashley Rust Building CapAACity - Implementation of School-Wide AAC by Carolyn O’Hearn Don’t Get Stuck in the Math Mud, Use Concrete by Briana Bancroft
March 6 - 8, 2019
Grand Rapids, Michigan