Region 1A Assistive Technology Committee

 AT in the UP

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Copper Country ISD

Kris Colombe

Kristen Roggemann

Jane Shanahan

Delta-Schoolcraft ISD

Connie Gutierrez

Dickinson-Iron ISD

Sadie Wendt

Eastern UP ISD

Ann Carey

Connie Cullip

Laura Gagnon

Gary Garn

Lisa Goulet

Tammy Hazley

Lisa Lewicki

Gina Marone

Shealynn O’Donnell

Gogebic-Ontonagon ISD

Julie Imhoff

Marquette-Alger RESA

John Kinney - NICE HIAT

Sara Menzel

Pam Debelak - Negaunee HIAT

Melanie Randall - Marquette HIAT

Melanie Tervo

Menominee County ISD

Scott Martin

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A few of us recently attended a Google Chrome webinar and we’re so excited about these that we couldn’t wait to share!  Visit the Chrome Web Store or choose Get More Extensions in Chrome Settings.  These are just a few!

Read & Write for Google: text to speech, highlighting + other features for students with learning disabilities.  30 day trial,some features remain after trial.

Snapverter - add-on for Read & Write for Google converts docs to accessible PDF’s

Clearly (desklamp icon) makes web pages easy to read

TLDR (Too Long Didn’t Read) creates a summary of any web article.  Choose from 25%, 50% or 75% summaries

1-click timer counts down minutes up to one hour

 Connected mind creates mind maps with images, shapes and colors.

Dictanote is a speech recognition app

High contrast provides several high contrast color filters for websites

TimeMaps: World History Atlas contains over 660 history maps

Useful Periodic Table includes properties of elements

TypingClub, a typing tutorial