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Spotlight on Accommodations

This 25-minute presentation provides a demonstration of an accommodation that students with ASD have found to be useful in the classroom.   In this presentation, Cathy Zenko defines accommodations and lists examples of common accommodations.  Viewers will see a demonstration of the app, Notability, and learn about its different features.  Notability is a note taking app, which integrates writing, typing, drawing, and audio/video recording to create a single note or to annotate PDF’s.   Notability is available for Mac, iPad, and iPhone.  Links to a variety of related resources are listed below.

Spotlight Video

Notability Demonstration

Resources

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1. Weblinks

  • Section 508 Law and Related Laws and Policies (laws and policies related to access to materials)

http://www.section508.gov/content/learn/laws-and-policies

  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

http://www.cast.org/

http://www.cast.org/our-work/publications/2014/universal-design-learning-theory-practice-udl-meyer.html#.V7WwvD4rIy4

  • School Accommodation and Modification Ideas

http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/PHP-c49a.pdf

  • Supports, Modifications, and Accommodations for Students

http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/accommodations/

2. Books

  • Successful Inclusion for Students with Autism: Creating a Complete, Effective ASD Inclusion Program
    by Sonja R. de Boer and Richard L. Simpson

3. Videos