Inclusive Learning Network

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The Inclusive Learning Network’s primary purpose is to advance knowledge concerning specialized technology products and effective practices for enhancing opportunities for children, youth and adults with disabilities and for students who are gifted.


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Latest Discussion Posts

  • Hi Sean. Just a note about the literacy extensions that you have listed. I note that you have included Co:Writer, which provides word prediction and Speech to text, including automatic translation from a first language to English. You should also include ...

  • Hi Julieanne, I asked our special education supervisor  and this is what she shared: This is the name of a company that i used to get a lot of adaptive equipment when I worked at a private school for students with significant physical/cognitive disabilities.  ...

  • I have used https://transcribe.wreally.com/app for speech to text.  It can be used off-line but I am not sure about its compatibility with iOS products. ------------------------------ Courtney Peterson Technology Integration Specialist Jewish Day School ...

  • Thanks for the response Sean. I have not been working for the past week, but I am back and will take a look at some of the applications you are using and will no doubt, be in touch with you again. Susie ------------------------------ Susie Blackstien-Adler ...

Announcements

  • World Usability Day Webinar

    Please join the ISTE Inclusive Learning Network in celebrating World Usability Day on Thursday, November 8th. We will be offering a free webinar that evening starting at 7:30 PM EDT, 4:30 PM PDT. 

    The theme for World Usability Day this year is Design for Good or Evil. For our webinar, we will explore the intersections of UX, UDL, Design Thinking and Accessibility. 

    Our guest speaker will be Alesha Arp, UX Researcher with the Mind Research Institute

    Sign up for the webinar to receive the Zoom link for the webinar room. 

    We look forward to seeing you on the evening of November 8th! 

    Luis Perez
    President, ISTE Inclusive Learning Network
    lperez@cast.org
    @eyeonaxs 

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  • ISTE Conference 2018 - International Session

    We want to invite you to join us for an internationally-focused session at the ISTE Conference 2018 - "Technology for Individuals with Disabilities Around the Globe," presented by the International Committee of the ISTE Inclusive Learning Network. The session will be held at the Chicago conference in W177 on Tuesday, June 26, 4-5:30pm CDT. You can also attend the session virtually at https://roosevelt.zoom.us/j/186685607 Read More
  • Webinar to Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day - Thursday May 17th 8pm Eastern

    The Inclusive Learning Network invites you to join us for a webinar in celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day on Thursday, May 17th at 8 PM Eastern Time. The webinar will feature authors from Dr. Shiguru Ikuta’s upcoming book: “Handmade Teaching Materials for Students with Disabilities.” The webinar is co-sponsored with the UDL, AT and Special Education SIG of SITE and will feature ILN members Elizabeth Dalton, Susie Gronseth, Cindy and Kevin Anderson.

    To join the webinar, log into Zoom with the following link:https://zoom.us/j/590446802. You can tweet during the webinar using the #InclusiveLN hashtag. Read More
  • The Inclusive Learning Network needs YOU

    Your Inclusive Learning Network Needs YOU to join the InclusiveLN Board and share your talents! It is not too late to join the team. We are looking for folks to join the 2018-2019 board and support Communications, Advocacy, Professional Development, International Relations, and other supportive roles. You can make a difference and create long lasting professional friendships! If you would like to get involved, be sure to complete the ISTE Volunteer form within the next 24 hours! We hope you will join us! Read More
  • Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator Award - Nominations are OPEN

    Dear Inclusive LN Members,


    Nominations are now open for the Inclusive Learning Network (ILN) Outstanding Educator Award! Nominate yourself or a colleague today via the 2018 InclusiveLN Award form.


    The Inclusive Learning Network (ILN) Outstanding Educator Award honors an individual who exemplifies the vision and mission of the ILN - "enhancing opportunities for ALL learners through effective practices and technology resources." Nominations will be considered from individuals working in various educational settings, including but not limited to Pre-K-12, higher education, non-profit, and industry.


    Previous winners, Mindy Johnson, Luis Pérez, and Mike Marotta, continue to be leaders in our field and active members of the InclusiveLN, consulting and presenting around the world on inclusive learning issues, making the most of social media to connect our PLC and advocate for change, and making a difference through pioneering UDL organizations such as CAST. Their ongoing commitment to inclusive learning truly exemplifies the intent of this award.


    The call for nominations begins today, February 1, 2018 and runs through to the end of February. The winner will be honored in a variety of ways -

    Award presented at ISTE 2018 PLN Leaders Breakfast
    Blog posts honoring award recipients
    ISTE social media posts
    Complimentary one-year standard ISTE membership
    Press release from ISTE

    There will be ONE winner, but ALL nominees will be honored. Nominations will be shared with the Inclusive Learning Network Community via Social Media and ILN Website - A wonderful way to showcase exemplary work in this field!


    Inclusively Yours,


    Jennifer and Luis


    Jennifer Edge-Savage

    President, Inclusive Learning Network


    Luis Perez

    President-Elect, Inclusive Learning Network Read More