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At Networks for Training and Development Inc., we hold the strong belief that everyone deserves to live as independently and comfortably as possible. This podcast shares information on adapting tasks and lifestyles as well as other helpful ideas for independent lifestyles.

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At Networks for Training and Development Inc., we hold the strong belief that everyone deserves to live as independently and comfortably as possible. This podcast shares information on adapting tasks and lifestyles as well as other helpful ideas for independent lifestyles.

    S1E9 - Let's Get Comfortable!

    S1E9 - Let's Get Comfortable!

    Season 1, Episode 9: Let’s Get Comfortable!

    _understanding sensory processing and differences in ourselves and others _


    Recording Date:

    July 8, 2019


    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/2zi71HK


    Keywords: Sensory processing, sensory modulation, adaptations for sensory differences, sensory differences, sensory comfort


    Episode summary: This informational session was developed to help provide a greater understanding of sensory processing and sensory differences in ourselves and others. The purpose is to provide guidance and support for sensory needs by providing examples of strategies for all areas of sensory processing to help us feel comfortable at home, work, school, and in the communities in which we live.


    Topical Index:



    Introduction [00:01]
    Our eight senses [01:34]
    Hyposensitivity [04:50]
    Hypersensitivity [07:54]
    Sensory self awareness [10;11]
    Auditory Sensitivity [12:05]
    Visual Sensitivity [15:24]
    Tactile or Touch Sensitivity [19:08]
    Olfactory Sensitivity or Sensitivity to Smell [23:31]
    Vestibular or Movement Sensitivity [25:50]
    Proprioception or Body Awareness [30:07]
    Oral Motor Sensitivity [34:10]
    Self Application [36:53]
    Sensory Input [37:38]
    Sensory Modulation [38:09]
    Closing [40:29]


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    • 41 min
    S1E8 - Accessibility Through Collaboration

    S1E8 - Accessibility Through Collaboration

    Season 1, Episode 8: Accessibility Through Collaboration

    Recording Date:

    September 8, 2018


    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/3cHHaYp


    Keywords: product development, usability, accessible products, collaboration during product development, collaboration, Washington University, accessible glucose monitor


    Episode Summary: This episode explores the potential benefits when product developers include end-users throughout the development process. The gains for true accessibility are explored.


    Topical Index:



    Introduction [00:07]
    The problem [00:47]
    Current solutions [03:33]
    Collaboration [06;15]
    The solution [07:53]
    Lessons to be Learned [12:04]
    Closing [13:24]


    Resources:



    Talk is Cheap But Access is Golden - Connie Kleinbeck
    https://www.nfb.org/sites/www.nfb.org/files/images/nfb/publications/vod/vod241/vodwin0910.htm
    American Council of the Blind Diabetes Resources
    https://acb.org/diabetic-resources
    National Federation of the Blind Diabetes Resources
    https://www.nfb.org/search?keys=diabetes&formbuildid=form-OsI9H94Y8ckySnf8qGBNhzRlIy3e3evP1mZsmrozl5s&formid=searchapipageblockformsearch


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    • 13 min
    S1E7 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 7

    S1E7 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 7

    Episode 7: Assistive Technology & Special Education Law

    In Summary - What Can We Do?


    Recording Date: 2008

    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/2xaB97i


    Keywords: Assistive Technology, responsibilities to students, opening conversations about AT, consequences of school failure, compensatory education, Judy Gran


    Episode Summary: Today's episode closes out the Assistive Technology & Special Education Law series with a brief conversation about what we can do to promote assistive technology implementation in schools, and the repercussions of choosing to do nothing.


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    • 4 min
    S1E6 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 6

    S1E6 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 6

    Episode 6: Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 6 -

    Assistive Technology, LRE, and the IEP


    Recording Date: 2008

    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/2UNEDpc


    Keywords: LRE, least restrictive environments, IEP, implementation of assistive technology, mainstream, assistive technology, special ed law, compensatory education, Judy Gran


    Episode Summary: Today's Episode is the 6th part of a seven-part series on Assistive Technology and Special Education Law. Part 6 explores the impact assistive technology can have on providing the least restrictive environment for students (LRE), and the importance of following recommendations in the IEP.


    Topical Index:



    Introduction [00:00]
    Jason - Assistive Technology and LRE [00:28]
    David - Assistive Technology and the IEP [01:58]
    David - Failure to properly implement assistive technology [02:53]
    David - the need to provide instruction in use of AT [03:46]
    Raphael - Independent AT evaluation [04:28]
    Raphael - Need for staff to be trained in use of AT [05:17]
    Raphael - failure to use mainstream technology that already exists [07:56]
    Lessons to be Learned [09:18]
    Closing [10:56]


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    • 11 min
    S1E5 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 5

    S1E5 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 5

    Episode 5: Case Law - Failure to Implement Recommendations for Assistive Technology

    Recording Date: 2008

    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/39X2qHT


    Keywords: Assistive Technology, special education law, Special ed. Law, Compensatory Ed., Compensatory Education, Judy Gran, Failure to Implement Assistive Technology, Schools and Special Ed Law


    Episode summary: This episode is Part 5 of a 7-part series on Assistive Technology and Special Ed. Law presented in 2008 to graduate students at Arcadia University. Although recorded some time ago, the principles and lessons learned are relevant today, and much of the regulations are the same.


    Topical Index:



    Introduction [00:00]
    Christy - Failure to Evaluate [00:22]
    Carola - Failure to provide recommended AT [01;48]
    Failure to provide training for recommended AT [02:23]
    Failure to implement AT recommendations in a timely manner [03:24]
    Hakeem - Failure to provide AT across all environments [03:46]
    Alba - history of the case [05:46]
    Alba - AT recommendations ignored by school [06:40]
    Alba - Failure to teach [08:03]
    Alba - program finally provided [08:34]
    Alba - additional compensatory education sought [09:11]
    Alba's hearing - relief denied [10:27]
    Alba - federal court reverses decision [11:13]
    Closing [13:56]


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    • 14 min
    S1E4 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 4

    S1E4 - Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 4

    Episode 4: Assistive Technology & Special Ed. Law Part 4

    Assistive Technology Cases - Principles from Case Law


    Recording Date: 2008

    Keywords: FAPE, LRE, Failure to implement assistive technology recommendations, Judy Gran, Assistive Technology and special education, compensatory ed, compensatory education


    Transcript:

    Download available here: https://bit.ly/346aNPO


    Episode Summary: This episode brings us the fourth of our seven part series on assistive technology and special education law. This presentation, from 2008, was presented to a group of graduate students from Arcadia University. While the session was recorded some time ago, the principles and lessons learned still ring true today.


    Topical Index:



    Introduction [0:00]
    Failure to evaluate [0:23]
    Failure to incorporate recommended technology [0:55]
    LRE - Least Restrictive Environment [1:48]
    SET Process [2:07]
    Case overviews [2:56]


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    • 9 min

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