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CEC Webinar | Answering the AT Question - Yes, It Should Be in the IEP

Online Event
Past Event
March 04, 2024
5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In every IEP, we are asked, "Is AT necessary to complete the IEP?" But there are some lingering questions and persistent AT myths out there. Assistive technology can seem complex, but let's demystify some of the misconceptions and myths! Join this free webinar to learn why AT needs to be in the IEP and explore new guidance from the U.S. Department of Education on AT provision.


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Don McMahon

Dr. Don McMahon is an Associate Professor of Special Education Technology at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. His research interests include, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Wearable devices, Universal Design for Learning, Assistive Technology, and Instructional technology. At WSU Don McMahon coordinates the VR2GO Lab. Don graduated from the Special Education Ph.D. program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Don was a special education teacher for 7 years and then became an instructional Co-teaching coach for general education and special education teachers. Don is a national presenter providing professional development sessions for both general educators and special educators on using mobile devices in education.

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Aleksandra Hollingshead

Dr. Aleksandra Hollingshead is an associate professor of special education at the University of Idaho and also serves as a part-time Associate Dean at the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences and a program coordinator for special education.  Dr. Hollingshead was born in Poland and moved to the United States in 2003. She examines student engagement through a lens of the Universal Design for Learning framework and her main research interests include academic engagement of students with autism and severe disabilities, as well as topics related to instructional and assistive technology.

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