AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education

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AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education feature the following videos

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 1)

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 3)

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 3)

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 1)

In this video, the following sections of the full-day Pre-Conference Workshop were presented.

9.00am to 10.00am A Tour of the Apple Ecosystem
Learn how to leverage the discoverability mechanisms built into the app store, iTunes U and iBooks to create differentiated learning experiences for your students.
Presented by Greg Alchin (NSW, Australia)

10.00am to 10.45am iOS Accessibility Features
An overview of the accessibility options built into the standard operating system on every iPad – supporting the needs of people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments.
Presented by Jim Sprialis (SA, Australia)

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 2)

In this video, the following sections of the full-day Pre-Conference Workshop were presented.

11.15am to 11.30am Apps for People with Vision Impairments and those who are Blind
Presented by David Woodbridge (NSW, Australia)

11.30am to 11.45am Apps Supporting use of iOS Devices by Students with Hearing Impairments
Presented by Michael Harrison (NSW, Australia)

11.45am to 12.15pm Create, Access, Distribute: ePub and the Future of Digital Books
An overview of the ePub format; apps for creating ePub books; iBooks Author; and management of digital books within a school library system.
Presented by Jeanette Davies (NSW, Australia)

12.15pm to 1.00pm iPads in Special Education: Part 1
Presented by Mark Coppin (USA)

AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education Full Day Workshop (Part 3)

In this video, the following sections of the full-day Pre-Conference Workshop were presented.

2.00pm to 3.15pm iPads in Special Education: Part 2
Presented by Mark Coppin (USA)

3.15pm to 4.00pm Warringa Park School 1:1 – Apps that made a Difference
Overview of the Victorian iPad trial (examining the impact of Pads on teachers’ practice and student learning) and the Warringa Park School decision to implement a 1:1 iPad program for all students in their special school.
Presented by Dawn Hallett (WA, Australia)

 

Further resources supporting this presentation are downloadable below.

Download “The Universal Design of Apple Mobile Devices”

as PDF (378.2 KB)as TXT (155.4 KB)

Download “iOS Accessibility Features”

as PDF (3.1 MB)as TXT (5.7 KB)

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4 Responses to AppTastic! Hands-on with the iPad for Accessibility and Special Education

  1. Di Edlin says:

    Can you please put up the powerpoint from Mark Coppin – iPads in Special education or tell me where i can download it.
    Thankyou
    Di

    • jay says:

      Hi Di,

      We don’t have any resources for the ‘The iPad and iPod touch in the Special Needs Classroom’ session as yet but we are chasing them up. Once I have received these they will be uploaded immediately and I will send you an email to let you know.

      Cheers,
      Jay

  2. Hjh Naimah says:

    Hi,

    I have problem in loading the videos. I need to show some of the videos to show and share with the relevant teachers here in Brunei. I have tried several times but ot end up with failures.

    I also tried to put on the screen but unfortunately it cannot be seen clearly.

    so, can anyone help me on this please?

    Thankyou.

    Looking fwd for the solutions.

    • Jay says:

      Hi HJH Naimah,

      I am sorry to hear you have been experiencing issues accessing the videos. I have just sent you an email so hopefully we can get to the bottom of this.

      I look forward to your reply.

      Cheers,
      Jay

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