Writing Success for

All Students, with

Assistive Technology

PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS

Interactive Hands-On Workshops and Training for Parents and Educators in Chicago NW Suburbs

Assistive technology can be powerful,  effective, motivating and FUN. 

Join our fun and interactive hands-on training sessions.

Learn how you can help your children and students become motivated to write and improve their writing, so they can show what they know, and achieve at their full potential!

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Training and Workshops for

parents, therapists, and educators.

(Dates and locations to be announced.)

By Bridgette Nicholson

Occupational Therapist
Assistive Technology Consultant

Learn about exciting technologies and strategies that will allow each child to write at their full cognitive potential!

  • All methods of writing production - handwriting, typing, voice recording, speech recognition. 
     

  • The importance of multiple methods of writing production.
     

  • Multisensory, kinesthetic, rhythm and sound approach to typing training. 
     

  • Typing training based on hand function development.
     

  • Powerful technology tools and strategies - find out about the most effective ideas with current technologies.
     

  • Important aspects related to teaching writing, such as physical setup, environment, sensory needs, vision, flexible seating and positioning, no-tech. or light-tech. for writing. 
     

  • Data - how to efficiently and easily collect and use data for

    • progress monitoring and

    • making wise decisions for therapy and educational approaches aimed at helping students write at their best levels.
       

  • The data collection system being presented in this webinar applies to all students, regardless of language, age, grade level, or cognitive level.

SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Hands-On Workshops are provided on-site for school districts and organizations. 

Please email me for more information.

Training by Bridgette Nicholson

Occupational Therapist
Assistive Technology Consultant

Bridgette Nicholson has been an occupational therapist and assistive technology consultant for 32 years. She provides consultation services for school districts in the field of assistive technology for students with special needs, for both high and low incidence students. Services and training have included presentations on a variety of topics related to assistive technology and Universal Design for Learning for school districts, organizations, and conferences. She develops informational websites and online tools for educators and students in general and special education.

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