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AT, AIM, NIMAS, UDL and More:
Making It All Work for Students With Disabilities

October 22, 2008

Kathleen H. McClaskey, M.Ed.

Kathleen H. McClaskey

Kathleen H. McClaskey

Kathleen H. McClaskey, M.Ed.
, President of Ed Tech Associates, is an educational and assistive technology consultant with over 25 years experience in using technology in the classroom. In her business, she offers assistive technology evaluation services, and onsite consultation and professional development services to schools on using technology to improve literacy skills for all learners. Kathleen is a frequent national and regional workshop presenter and consultant on topics that include technology for diverse learners, Universal Design for Learning and the role of technology to improve literacy skills for all learners.

She has presented at the TRLD Conference, the LDA Conference, the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference, MA and NH IDA Conferences and numerous regional and state conferences in the northeast. Kathleen is a board member of the NH Branch of IDA, SETSIG board member of ISTE and a board trustee of the Strong Foundations Charter School in Pembroke, NH.

Webinar Archive and Materials

Webinar Archive*: This is the recording of the live Webinar conducted on october 22, 2008. The recording is 1 hr, 30 minutes in length. You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording using the controls on the ReadyTalk player. (Note: Playing the archive requires FLASH Player to be installed on your computer.)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handout*: This is the Handout for the Webinar presentation on AT, AIM, NIMAS, UDL and More: Making It All Work for Students With Disabilities. (PDF, 22 pgs.)

NIMAS Eligibility Criteria*: This is the Information on student eligibility for NIMAS materials. (PDF, 1 pg.)

Resources and Websites: This is a listing of resources and websites on AT, AIM, UDL, and NIMAS compiled by
Kathleen H. McClaskey. (WORD, 2 pgs.)

Additional Resources:

What You Need to Know About NIMAS: This article, written by The Advocacy Institute for Exceptional Parent magazine, provides an overview of the NIMAS provisions in IDEA 2004.

Parent's Guide to Universal Design for Learning (UDL): This guide provides an overview of universal design for learning, an important movement in education. Written by The Advocacy Institute for the National Center for Learning Disabilities. (PDF)

* PLEASE NOTE: These materials are for the exclusive use of purchasers of Advocate Academy Webinar live events and archives. Please do not distribute or provide others with access to these materials. Thank you.

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