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Yearlong Statewide & VirtualPATINSSY 2020-21 training calendar
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Yearlong Statewide & VirtualIndiana IEP Resource Center2020-2021 Training Catalog
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July 2020
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July1WebinarPATINSExploring Microsoft Teams for Distance Learning - A Virtual ConversationAre you using or exploring Microsoft Teams for distance learning lessons, teletherapy, or check-ins? What's working? What's not? Let's talk about it and discuss the questions you have at this conversation-style meeting on Teams. Any educators or related service providers working with Microsoft Teams
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July1WebinarPATINSPVC to the Rescue - Eye Gaze, Tablet Stands and MoreJoin us to learn how to use PVC pipe and fittings (readily available at your local hardware stores) make quick and inexpensive eye gaze stands and handhelds, table stands, and other ideas! Improve AAC/Communication and access skills! This will live video demonstration and slides. The slide deck will be available after the presentation. All Educators
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July 6WebinarPATINSH-Appy Hour: Apps for Visual and Fine Motor SkillsApps that can be used to practice Visual and Fine Motor SkillsAll General and Special Education Teachers,Administrators, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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July6WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsFor educators wanting to learn how to use Zoom to support all students and colleagues while distance learning, including simple tools and tricks that can be implemented right away and considerations for privacy and accessibility.All Educators
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July6 - 10IndianapolisHANDSWeeklong Intensive ASD Training Week-Long Intensive Training for School Personnel. While the program includes traditional instructional methods such as lectures and discussion, the emphasis of training is on increasing participant knowledge and skill towards the process of making effective programming decisions for individuals with ASD and related disorders through hands-on application and coaching.Designed for school personnel, community service providers, administrators and consultants working with preK-12 students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities.
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July7WebinarPATINSSupporting All Students with Apple Accessibility Features for Literacy and BeyondDuring this training, attendees will go step by step through the built-in Apple iOS Accessibility features and their use in the classroom to increase access to the curriculum. Specific examples and everyday applications for the use of an iPad as a tool for Assistive Technology will be demonstrated. All General and Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Therapists, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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July8WebinarPATINSH-Appy Hour: Apps Cause and EffectApps that can be used for Cause & Effect. This training will demonstrate at least 10 apps (in 60 minutes!!) that can be used as strategies to teach students cause and effect and work towards increased skills engaging students in academic tasks before or after their use.All General and Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Therapists, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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July9ZoomPATINSPATINS Universal Design for Learning Make It at HomeCreating accessible, universally designed lessons is attainable for any educator. You have a treasure trove of no-cost/low-cost materials in your home or school! PATINS Specialists will demonstrate how to tap into these resources and get your creativity flowing!All educators
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July9ZoomPATINSPATINS EdcampWhat is an EdCamp? It's an open, free "unconference" where the attendees chose the topics and lead the discussion. No keynotes. No vendors. 100% learning and networking.

You can spend the afternoon in two sessions (1:00 pm - 1:30 pm; 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm EST) discussing topics important to you with a focus on accessible education, assistive technology, and the Universal Design for Learning framework.
All educators
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July13WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsFor educators wanting to learn how to use Zoom to support all students and colleagues while distance learning, including simple tools and tricks that can be implemented right away and considerations for privacy and accessibility.All Educators
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July 15WebinarPATINSH-Appy Hour: Apps using SwitchesApps that can be used with switches. This training will demonstrate how to connect a mouse, switch, and several apps that can be used as strategies to enable students to access, communicate and engage using iOS devices. All General and Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Therapists, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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July16WebinarPATINSOpen Your Windows & Let in the AccessibilityAccessibility features with Windows softwareEducators working with Windows software
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July16WebinarPATINS10Specialized formats, accessible educational materialsDigital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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July20WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsFor educators wanting to learn how to use Zoom to support all students and colleagues while distance learning, including simple tools and tricks that can be implemented right away and considerations for privacy and accessibility.All Educators
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July20 - 24IndianapolisHANDSWeeklong Intensive ASD Training Week-Long Intensive Training for School Personnel. While the program includes traditional instructional methods such as lectures and discussion, the emphasis of training is on increasing participant knowledge and skill towards the process of making effective programming decisions for individuals with ASD and related disorders through hands-on application and coaching.Designed for school personnel, community service providers, administrators and consultants working with preK-12 students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disabilities.
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July22WebinarPATINSH-Appy Hour: Apps for Sensory and Self-RegulationApps that can be used for Sensory and Self-Regulation. This training will demonstrate at least 10 apps (offering a list of even more apps) that can be used as strategies to help students who need options for regulating their sensory status, monitoring behavior and emotions, fostering coping and self-regulation skills, and ultimately engaging students in academic tasks before or after their use.All General and Special Education Teachers, Administrators, Therapists, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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July22WebinarPATINSiOS Accessibility, Switches and Recipes for AT/AACStudents with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) needs, Orthopedic Impairments (OI) or limited movement can access an iPad! You will learn how to teach students to control the iPad with their voices and peripheral devices (mouse, keyboard, switches, scanning). Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, educators working with students who use AAC/AT, general and special education teachers, and parents
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July23WebinarPATINSICAM Digital Files: Delivery and what to do once you receive them!The order has been processed and the DRM has received notification, what is next? This training will demonstrate how the particular digital file ordered will be delivered and accessed by the student.Digital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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July27WebinarPATINSAccess for All Young Learners Part 1: Communication, Behavior, & AACFocus on tools and techniques to use for young students who struggle to understand and be understood, including AAC and visual supports for learning, play, and more.teachers, therapists, administrators, staff serving children in preschool, early childhood, or early elementary life skills settings
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July27WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsFor educators wanting to learn how to use Zoom to support all students and colleagues while distance learning, including simple tools and tricks that can be implemented right away and considerations for privacy and accessibility.All Educators
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July28Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterIndiana IEP WalkthroughThis full-day session is perfect for all levels of Indiana IEP (IIEP) users. New users will see and work with the system alongside our IIEP consultant. Veteran users of the system also benefit as updates and changes to the IIEP system are explained and demonstrated live. Both groups will have ample time to work with the system and address questions or concerns throughout the workshop.Special Education Teachers, Special Education Administrators, Case Managers, and Compliance Specialists
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July 29WebinarPATINSAccess for All Learners Part 2: Games at a DistanceNo matter what your classroom looks like this school year, these easy activities will sure to engage and support all learners working on the earliest skills. With a focus on relationships building, communication, and fine and gross motor that can be replicated at home, online, or in the classroom, this session will require some participation from everyone!teachers, therapists, administrators, staff serving children in preschool, early childhood, or early elementary life skills settings
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July30WebinarPATINSExploring Microsoft Teams for Distance Learning - A Virtual ConversationAre you using or exploring Microsoft Teams for distance learning lessons, teletherapy, or check-ins? What's working? What's not? Let's talk about it and discuss the questions you have at this conversation-style meeting on Teams. Any educators or related service providers working with Microsoft Teams
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July30WebinarPATINS1 Family, 2 Languages: Connection MattersThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for families who primarily use a spoken language to connect with their students who primarily use a visual language such as American Sign Language at home. Come and share your challenges in this unique time and your tools and resources with the group!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Parents & Family members
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July 30Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterAdvanced Reporting: The Basics of Reporting and Data CollectionThe Advanced Reporting system built into IIEP can truly unlock the potential of our state’s IEP system. Every field completed in the Indiana IEP is available to create custom reports that fit your district’s unique needs. The system can be used to develop anything from quick probes for specific data to extensive student or district reports. This workshop addresses the needs of both beginners and intermediate users of the system.District Administrators, School Administrators, Special Education Administrators, Administrative Assistants, Data Managers, CODA Managers, and Report Developers
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August 2020
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August1-31WebinarPATINSOpen Office Hours every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 10 am Discuss current educational needs due to COVID-19 and problem solve with PATINS Specialists.All educators
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August3WebinarPATINSReading with Significant DisabilitiesReading strategies for students with complex learning needsEducators working with students with significant disabilities
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August3WebinarPATINSWriting with Significant DisabilitiesWriting for students with complex learning needsEducators working with students with significant disabilities
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August3WebinarPATINSThat Price Isn't Right: Hacks and Tips for Assistive TechnologyFor the staff member on a budget, learn some hacks, tips, and tricks to stretch your dollar and ensure all students have access to their education. Featured solutions will focus on these categories: Communication, Access, Early/Emergent Learning & Literacy SkillsStaff and families interested ideas for these categories: Communication, Access, Early/Emergent Learning & Literacy Skills
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August3WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsZoom tools, accessibility, and privacyAny school staff using Zoom platform
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August4Virtual Workshop
Indiana Deaf-Blind Services Project
Benefits and Work Incentive PlanningPeople with disabilities are concerned about how work might impact benefits, such as Social Security cash payments, medical insurance, and other government benefits they receive. Join us for an overview of Social Security benefits and work incentives, and how you can get help with individualized benefits counseling.Families of Transition Age Students, Young Adults Transitioning to Adult Life, Transition Coordinators, Teachers of Transition Age Students, Anyone working with a student or young adult on transition to adult life
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August5WebinarProject SUCCESS

2020 Back-to-School WebinarsFall Data Review for Students with Significant Disabilities: examining best practices for collecting and using student data during continuous learning and reviewing tools for collecting dataTeachers and other service providers working with students with significant (intellectual) disabilities.
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August6WebinarPATINSNew School Year, New Student: Prepping for Your New Student Who is Deaf/Hearing of HearingA new school year brings many new students with amazing gifts to your classroom. This presentation will focus on considerations you may need in planning for a student who has hearing loss coming to your classroom. Topics will include FM/DM systems, classroom acoustics, communication considerations, and possible accommodations.
general educators, special educators, deaf educators
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August10WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsZoom tools, accessibility, and privacyAny school staff using Zoom platform
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August12WebinarProject SUCCESS

2020 Back-to-School WebinarsDeveloping a Virtual Learning Plan: providing guidance for indentifying individualized virtual learning needs, developing scheduling, developing the virtual learning plan, as well as tips for collaboration with colleagues.Teachers and other service providers working with students with significant (intellectual) disabilities.
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August13WebinarPATINSSinging Graphs and Other Fairy Tale Math Teaching AidsDesmos calculator, Mathall educators and support staff interested in making math more accessible and magical
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August13WebinarPATINSICAM Ordering - Answers and Problem SolvingYou have become a DRM, now it is time to order. This training will guide you through the ordering process and solve any problems you might encounter. Digital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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August13WebinarPATINSAccessibility for All Learners: In-Person & Virtual WebinarJoin us at 4pm Eastern on Thursday, August 13 as we partner with PATINS for our next digital learning webinar. In this webinar we will cover some key elements of making your materials accessible and the importance of access to the curriculum for ALL learners, whether face to face or virtual.
Host: Meri Carnahan, IDOE Digital Learning Resource Specialist with Jena Fahlbush, PATINS Specialist
This webinar is intended for teachers of all grade levels
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August14WebinarPATINSOpen Your Windows & Let in the AccessibilityAccessibility features with Windows softwareEducators working with Windows software
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August 17WebinarINSTRCBuilding Bridges to Quality: Federal IEP Monitoring 10-11:30 a.m. or 2-3:30 p.mFree Regional Transition IEP Training: Building Bridges to Quality--Federal IEP Monitoring. Indiana schools must meet federal compliance regulations for several aspects of their Transition IEPs for students with disabilities who are between the ages of 14 and 22. Presenters will include staff from INSTRC, the Indiana Department of Education, Indiana IEP, and Project Success. Education teams overseeing the quality and compliance of Transition IEPs in districts and/or cooperatives are encouraged to attend. Teams can include special education directors, assistant directors, coordinators, department chairs, and teachers.
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August18WebinarPATINSExploring Microsoft Teams for Distance Learning - A Virtual ConversationAre you using or exploring Microsoft Teams for distance learning lessons, teletherapy, or check-ins? What's working? What's not? Let's talk about it and discuss the questions you have at this conversation-style meeting on Teams. Any educators or related service providers working with Microsoft Teams
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August18WebinarINSTRCBuilding Bridges to Quality: The Transition IEP 10-11:30 a.m. or 2-3:30 p.mFree Regional Transition IEP Training: Building Bridges to Quality--The Transition IEP. Indiana schools must meet federal compliance regulations for several aspects of their Transition IEPs for students with disabilities who are between the ages of 14 and 22. Presenters will include staff from INSTRC, the Indiana Department of Education, Indiana IEP, and Project Success. Education teams overseeing the quality and compliance of Transition IEPs in districts and/or cooperatives are encouraged to attend. Teams can include special education directors, assistant directors, coordinators, department chairs, and teachers.
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August18Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterWriting Skill-Based Annual GoalsMeasurable goals are the backbone of an effective Individualized Education Program (IEP). This session is an in-depth look at the process behind developing and implementing skill-based goals. Participants will learn the goal writing process, align goals to academic standards, and develop progress monitoring methods to mark student progress on goals.General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Speech Language Pathologists, and Special Education Administrators
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August19WebinarPATINSEngaging Elementary Learners with Electronic BooksThis session, geared toward elementary general and special educators will seek to increase your students’ literacy by answering the following: How can I use electronic books to improve engagement? Where can you go for adding more reading experiences for your one to one devices? When I find an online source, what are the best tools to use to make the media universally available to my diverse learners?elementary educators and service providers
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August19WebinarINSTRCBuilding Bridges to Quality: Annual Goals 10-11:30 a.m. or 2-3:30 p.m.Free Regional Transition IEP Training: Building Bridges to Quality--Annual Goals. Indiana schools must meet federal compliance regulations for several aspects of their Transition IEPs for students with disabilities who are between the ages of 14 and 22. Presenters will include staff from INSTRC, the Indiana Department of Education, Indiana IEP, and Project Success.Education teams overseeing the quality and compliance of Transition IEPs in districts and/or cooperatives are encouraged to attend. Teams can include special education directors, assistant directors, coordinators, department chairs, and teachers.
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August20Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterIndiana IEP WalkthroughThis full-day session is perfect for all levels of Indiana IEP (IIEP) users. New users will see and work with the system alongside our IIEP consultant. Veteran users of the system also benefit as updates and changes to the IIEP system are explained and demonstrated live. Both groups will have ample time to work with the system and address questions or concerns throughout the workshop.Special Education Teachers, Special Education Administrators, Case Managers, and Compliance Specialists
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August20Virtual WorkshopIndiana Deaf-Blind Services ProjectLearning Media Assessment for Infants and Toddlers with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities
Learning Media Assessments are crucial for Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVI) and Early Intervention TVIs to work with the educational team to develop comprehensive intervention plans. Participants will be able to describe the purpose of Developmentally Appropriate Learning Media Assessment (DALMA). Participants will learn how to complete a DALMA, and learn how the results of the DALMA can be used to plan interventions.
Early Interventionists, Early Intervention Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Families of infants and toddlers, Anyone working with a child from birth - 5 who is interested in assessment of young children with visual impairment/multiple disabilities.
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August21WebinarPATINSICAM Digital Files: Delivery and what to do once you receive them!The order has been processed and the DRM has received notification, what is next? This training will demonstrate how the particular digital file ordered will be delivered and accessed by the student.Digital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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August21Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterIndiana IEP WalkthroughThis full-day session is perfect for all levels of Indiana IEP (IIEP) users. New users will see and work with the system alongside our IIEP consultant. Veteran users of the system also benefit as updates and changes to the IIEP system are explained and demonstrated live. Both groups will have ample time to work with the system and address questions or concerns throughout the workshop.Special Education Teachers, Special Education Administrators, Case Managers, and Compliance Specialists
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August21WebinarINSTRCBuilding Bridges to Quality: Indicator 14 and District IEP Self-Monitoring 10-11:30 a.m.
Free Regional Transition IEP Training: Building Bridges to Quality--Annual Goals. Indiana schools must meet federal compliance regulations for several aspects of their Transition IEPs for students with disabilities who are between the ages of 14 and 22. Presenters will include staff from INSTRC, the Indiana Department of Education, Indiana IEP, and Project Success.Education teams overseeing the quality and compliance of Transition IEPs in districts and/or cooperatives are encouraged to attend. Teams can include special education directors, assistant directors, coordinators, department chairs, and teachers.
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August24webinarProject SUCCESS

Paraeducator Webinar Series: Effective Paraeducator-Teacher Communication and CollaborationA selection of prerecorded webinars specifically designed for paraeducatorsparaeducators
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August24WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsZoom tools, accessibility, and privacyAny school staff using Zoom platform
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August25WebinarPATINSCaptions for All: The Writing's on the WallThrough demonstrations and tool exploration, you will learn how to implement the use of captions in your classroom as you facilitate each of the UDL guidelines - engagement, representation, and action and expression. Come with questions and walk away with the tools needed for captioned access in your classroom tomorrow. General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
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August27WebinarProject SUCCESS

2020 Back-to-School WebinarsA Guide to the Content Connectors: provides tools and resources to support instruction using the Indiana alternate standards (Content Connectors)Administrators and teachers working with students with significant (intellectual) disabilities.
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August 27WebinarPATINS1 Family, 2 Languages: Connection MattersThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for families who primarily use a spoken language to connect with their students who primarily use a visual language such as American Sign Language at home. Come and share your challenges in this unique time and your tools and resources with the group!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Parents & Family members
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August 27WebinarPATINSI Love Data - 11 amTurn information mountain into automated magic! We'll show off some Google tools used by therapists, teachers and AT coordinators to make progress monitoring, timeline watching, case history filling, device training, student information gathering and team communication a snap. For anyone who is a little nervous around spreadsheets this will be a practical and hands on demonstration of Google Sheets, AutoCrat and Form Mule.Teachers, Administrators
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August 27WebinarPATINSI Love Data - 3:30 pmTurn information mountain into automated magic! We'll show off some Google tools used by therapists, teachers and AT coordinators to make progress monitoring, timeline watching, case history filling, device training, student information gathering and team communication a snap. For anyone who is a little nervous around spreadsheets this will be a practical and hands on demonstration of Google Sheets, AutoCrat and Form Mule.Teachers, Administrators
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August 31WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsZoom tools, accessibility, and privacyAny school staff using Zoom platform
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September 2020
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September1WebinarPATINSTots on Tablets: Apps and Best Practice for Young LearnersHow do we harness tablets to promote engagement and meaningful learning in the classroom and home? With a focus on best practice and guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics, we'll look at virtual and augmented reality, fun tools and apps, accessibility, and more.all teachers, therapists, administrators of early learning settings
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September1WebinarPATINSSuper Parent Power Series Part 2: OrganizationThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the second session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September1WebinarPATINSUse It Tomorrow AAC: Data IdeasHow do you know and how do you show progress and intervention opportunities for students with complex communication needs? We'll discuss and review several simple and free/low-cost tools to support teams in knowing "where are we? and where are we going?" in the world of AAC.Therapists, Teachers, Administrators
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September2WebinarPATINSPVC to the Rescue - Eye gaze, Tablet Stands, and MoreJoin us to learn how to use PVC pipe and fittings (readily available at your local hardware stores) make quick and inexpensive eye gaze stands and handhelds, table stands, and other ideas! Improve AAC/Communication and access skills! This will live video demonstration and slides. The slide deck will be available after the presentation. All Educators
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September2WebinarProject SUCCESSParaeducator Webinar Series: High ExpectationsA selection of prerecorded webinars specifically designed for paraeducatorsparaeducators
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September3WebinarPATINSNew School Year, New Student: Prepping for Your New Student Who is Deaf/Hearing of HearingA new school year brings many new students with amazing gifts to your classroom. This presentation will focus on considerations you may need in planning for a student who has hearing loss coming to your classroom. Topics will include FM/DM systems, classroom acoustics, communication considerations, and possible accommodations.
General educators, special educators, deaf educators
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September3Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterWriting Skill-Based Annual GoalsMeasurable goals are the backbone of an effective Individualized Education Program (IEP). This session is an in-depth look at the process behind developing and implementing skill-based goals. Participants will learn the goal writing process, align goals to academic standards, and develop progress monitoring methods to mark student progress on goals.General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Speech Language Pathologists, and Special Education Administrators
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September3WebinarPATINSAccess for All Learners Part 2: Games at a DistanceThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the third session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September3WebinarPATINSDRM: What is it and how do I become one?This training will explain the tasks required of a Digital Rights Manager (DRM), and the role of the ICAM (Indiana Center for Accessible Materials) in acquiring AEM (Accessible Educational Materials) for students with documented print disabilities.Educators interested in becoming a Digital Rights Manager
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September8WebinarPATINSSuper Parent Power Series Part 4: Empowerment for ELLs' Parents (with Accessibility Tools)This live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the fourth session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September8virtualProject SUCCESSSummer Institute Extension SessionThis session is one of three extension sessions to the Summer Institute on Building Inclusive Teams throughout the upcoming school year, as well as a facilitators guide to help districts navigate through the first three sessions at their own pace. General Education Teacher, Special Education Teachers, Related Services Providers, Special Education Administrators, District Administrators
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September9Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterDeveloping Behavior Intervention PlansThis session will provide an overview of the process for developing Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs). Session content includes: planning for the functional behavior assessment, team analysis of the functional behavior assessment data, developing behavioral interventions and supports, progress monitoring for effectiveness of the behavior plan, and documenting the plan for behavioral intervention in the Indiana IEP system.General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, District Administrators, School Administrators, Special Education Administrators, School Counselors, Behavior Consultants, School Psychologists, and Public Agency Representatives
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September9VirtualIndiana Deaf-Blind Services ProjectFamily Matrix PlanningFamily-centered approach is the heart of how service is provided to families in Early Intervention. This approach requires planning interventions that do not disrupt the routines of daily family life. A method developed by Ely and colleagues (2017), Matrix Session Planning, is driven by the priorities of the family. These priorities are then infused into everyday routines and then together families and interventionists strategize ways in which to implement plans into those daily routines. Using Matrix Session Planning not only allows for planning to work toward long-term goals but most importantly allows for focusing on what can be done right away. It can take what can seem overwhelming at times and break it into manageable pieces for the family. Participants will learn about this method of planning, and practice using the Family Planning Matrix to develop a family-centered intervention plan. Early Interventionists, Early Intervention Teachers of the
Visually Impaired, Teachers of the Visually Impaired,
Families of Infants and Toddlers, Anyone working with a child from birth - five years who is interested in this family-centered approach to planning interventions for young children with vision impairment/
multiple disabilities
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September9WebinarPATINSLoading...Keeping Your Students Engaged from a DistanceWith more students virtually participating in their academics than ever, we must be creative in the ways we keep students engaged! Join a group of PATINS Specialists in this webinar as we each share a tool or strategy for engaging your students' from a distance.
All educators & service providers
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September9 - 11IndianapolisHANDS in AutismINTENSIVE TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT PROVIDERS, COACHES, VRMastering Core Skills in Employment and Vocational Rehabilitation SupportsNew and experienced employment or programming service providers and managers, job coaches, transition specialists, coordinators, & teachers
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September10Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterInclusive Practices: Establishing a Supportive School Culture for All LearnersAll students are general education students first and deserve equitable access to high quality instruction and educational/social opportunities available to all students. This session will address potential barriers and solutions in establishing an inclusive culture. Topics that will be covered include Inclusive Instructional Practices, Relationship Building, and Inclusive Instructional Models. Participants will leave with concrete strategies and a variety of ways to apply these practices in order to improve outcomes for all learners.General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Related Service Providers, Speech Language Pathologists, District Administrators, School Administrators, and Special Education Administrators
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September10WebinarPATINSSuper Parent Power Series, Part 5: Enrichment for ELLs' ParentsThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the fifth session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September10WebinarPATINSiOS Accessibility, Switches and Recipes for AT/AACThis session is directed toward AT/AAC providers, SLPs, OTs, and Educators working with students that require additional methods to access the iPad. Students with Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) needs, Orthopedic Impairments (OI) or limited movement can access an iPad! You will learn how to teach students to control the iPad with their voices and peripheral devices (mouse, keyboard, switches, scanning). Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Special Educators, General Educators, and Parents
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September10WebinarPATINSEngaging Elementary Learners with Electronic BooksThis session, geared toward elementary general and special educators will seek to increase your students’ literacy by answering the following: How can I use electronic books to improve engagement? Where can you go for adding more reading experiences for your one to one devices? When I find an online source, what are the best tools to use to make the media universally available to my diverse learners? Elementary educators and service providers
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September10WebinarPATINSICAM Ordering - Answers and Problem SolvingYou have become a DRM, now it is time to order. This training will guide you through the ordering process and solve any problems you might encounter. Digital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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September11Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterExpanding Inclusive Services: Providing Speech/Language and Related Services in the General Education ClassroomThis workshop will address the rationale for increasing inclusive services for the delivery of Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) by special education providers as well as related service providers. Participants will leave with concrete information and strategies to successfully implement services within the general education classroom to improve outcomes for all students.Itinerant Teachers, Related Service Providers, Speech Language Pathologists, District Administrators, School Administrators, and Special Education Administrators
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September14WebinarPATINSZoom Walkthrough for Educators & TherapistsFor educators wanting to learn how to use Zoom to support all students and colleagues while distance learning, including simple tools and tricks that can be implemented right away and considerations for privacy and accessibility.All Educators
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September15Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterIndiana IEP for AdministratorsManaging a school, school district, or cooperative is a challenging task on the best days. We can help! Our Indiana IEP consultant will demonstrate all of the administrative functions and tools built into Indiana IEP. This workshop covers everything from managing teacher accounts and caseloads to reporting school and district data.Special Education Teachers, Special Education Administrators, Case Managers, and Compliance Specialists
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September15WebinarPATINSSuper Parent Power Series, Part 6: Partnership with ELLs' ParentsThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the sixth session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September15WebinarPATINSNo Tech Teaching for Primary GradesNot all students have access to technology and not all learning is necessary with technology! How can we keep our students reading? How can we keep our students moving? How can we set up our students for success during continuous learning? During this webinar, we will explore ways to engage the brain by creating opportunities for learning with what students have around their home. All educators, parents/guardians
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September15TwitterPATINS#PatinsIcam Twitter Chat - 8:30 pm ESTJoin us on Twitter, Tuesday nights at 8:30 pm EST, for one half hour full of collaboration, resource/tool sharing, and supportive conversation. Simply follow #PatinsIcam on Twitter to participate in the chat.All Indiana educators, parents/caregivers, pre-service teachers
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September16WebinarProject SUCCESSParaeducator Webinar Series: Assessment and InstructionA selection of prerecorded webinars specifically designed for paraeducatorsparaeducators
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September16WebinarPATINSH-Appy Hour: Apps Using SwitchesThere's an app for that! Over this series of H-Appy Hour webinars, a variety of app categories will be shared. Today's fast-paced training will be all about apps that can be used with switches. This training will demonstrate how to connect a mouse, switch, and several apps that can be used as strategies to enable students to access, communicate and engage using iOS devices. This will apply to mostly iOS apps.All General and Special Education Teachers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Administrators, Related Service Providers, and/or Paraprofessionals.
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September16WebinarPATINSExploring Microsoft Teams Tools & Features for Distance LearningAre you using or exploring Microsoft Teams for distance learning lessons, teletherapy, or check-ins? Let's chat about ways to get started with Teams, like how to: start and/or schedule a meeting, share your screen, create teams and channels for your subject areas or classes, chat with your students, and more. Any educators or related service providers working with Microsoft Teams
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September17Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterIndiana IEP WalkthroughThis full-day session is perfect for all levels of Indiana IEP (IIEP) users. New users will see and work with the system alongside our IIEP consultant. Veteran users of the system also benefit as updates and changes to the IIEP system are explained and demonstrated live. Both groups will have ample time to work with the system and address questions or concerns throughout the workshop.Special Education Teachers, Special Education Administrators, Case Managers, and Compliance Specialists
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September17WebinarPATINSOpen Your Windows & Let in the AccessibilityWith a new CEO and mission “to empower every person on the planet to achieve more,” Microsoft has really upped their game when it comes to the built-in accessibility features throughout Windows and Office 365. Harness the power of these tools and join Jena Fahlbush to explore some of the latest features that could improve your students’ access to the curriculum. Text suggestions, dictation, and captioning are a few of the tools that will be highlighted.

Please note - to access these features, you must have the 2016 version of Office 365 and Windows 10 version 1803. In many cases, Windows can be updated to the latest version for free.
All educators working with Windows
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September17WebinarPATINSSuper Parent Power Series, Part 7: Celebrations for ELLs' ParentsThis live webinar will provide resources and tools for teachers working with parents of English Language Learners (ELLs)/or parents who speak a language other than English. This is the seventh session of an 8 part "power" series. These 30 minute sessions are designed to focus on helping teacher to give parents super powers from the other side of the computer. So grab your lunch and let's power up!General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Teachers for ELLs
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September17WebinarPATINSICAM Digital Files: Delivery and what to do once you receive them!The order has been processed and the DRM has received notification, what is next? This training will demonstrate how the particular digital file ordered will be delivered and accessed by the student.Digital Rights Managers (DRMs)
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September18Virtual OnlyIndiana IEP Resource CenterCreating Positive and Effective Case Conference Committee MeetingsThis workshop will discuss common issues experienced with case conference committee meetings. Specific strategies will be presented to promote positive communication and a spirit of collaborative problem solving to develop a mutually agreed upon Individualized Education Program (IEP). Topics to be covered include: 1.) Pre-meeting strategies to enhance communication and clarity of the meeting purpose, 2.) Meeting space and room arrangement, 3.) Strategies to establish mutual trust and respect, 4.) Techniques for increasing student involvement, 5.) Post-meeting activitiesSpecial Education Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, School Administrators, Special Education Administrators, School Counselors, School Psychologists, and Public Agency Representatives
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