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Wyoming AEM Clearinghouse/Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept 4298, 1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5770

Toll Free: 1-888-989-9463

Fax: (307) 766-276

Email: aem@uwyo.edu

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Wyoming AEM Clearinghouse

Training and Events


Accessible Educational Materials to Support Transitions


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This free course will focus on how Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) can support student transitions into new settings or post-secondary pursuits. Through readings, videos, online training modules, quizzes, and discussions, participants will learn many different aspects of the transition process, including decision-making, assessment, legal requirements, acquisition, and supports that can be used to help a successful transition.

This course will include information on:

  • The qualifications of a print disability
  • Legal requirements for transition planning for students with disabilities
  • Determining skills and strategies necessary for a successful transition
  • Planning assistive technology (AT) transitions for college-bound students
  • Planning assistive technology transitions for employment-bound students

Participants could include:

  • K-12 special and general educators
  • DVR counselors
  • College and university support staff
  • Families with transition age students
  • AEM and AT users

Location: Online distance learning courses. Assignments can be done at any time during each week, but will require 16 hours of total participation.

Course Dates: Oct. 14 - Dec. 15, 2019

Instructor: Shelby Kappler, Assistive Technology Program Specialist

Continuing Education: Course participants are eligible for:

  • 16 CEUs or
  • 1 PTSB credit
  • 1 Univeristy of Wyoming non-degree distance education credit (at additional cost to participant)

Cost: The course and materials are free.

Capacity: Minimum of 5 and a maximum of 20 students. Please sign up early to ensure your spot!

Registration: https://wind.catalog.instructure.com/

 


 

Contact Us

Wyoming AEM Clearinghouse/Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept 4298, 1000 E University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5770

Toll Free: 1-888-989-9463

Fax: (307) 766-276

Email: aem@uwyo.edu

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