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On March 23, Dominican College and Readers Digest Partners for Sight Foundation will present a one day, hands-on workshop for teachers on how assistive reading tools help students with print disabilities. Teachers will learn how to access and integrate accessible instructional materials into the classroom for qualified students; how to equalize education for students with print disabilities; how to improve student outcomes through technology; how to empower students with books and technology; and how to increase independence.

Karen B. Narvol, Instructional Technology Consultant for the PA Department of Education; Bookshare; Cambium Learning Technologies; and local school districts will present.

At the completion of the Bookshare workshop, participants will have increased knowledge of:
  • applicable federal and state laws
  • diversity and special needs of student populations
  • collaboration with students
  • increasing and maintaining parent involvement
  • integration of technology into educational practice
  • diagnosing and removing obstacles to student achievement
  • instructional techniques
Participants may earn up to 7 ACVREP hours and/or 7 CE Hours.
 
For more information please contact Dr. Rona Shaw at rona.shaw@dc.edu or (845) 848-7613.
 
Thank you to the Perkins Training Center and to the Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation for their generous support. 
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