Learn about students with complex needs and the challenges that accompany the education of students with significant cognitive disabilities.
Learn to build dispositions to addresses the challenges that accompany the education of students with intensive disabilities.
Develop appropriate lesson plans, design environments, and learn about curriculum access for students with intensive disabilities.
Explore assistive technology and other instructional tools to help students with intensive disabilities get the most out of instruction.
Learn great program features that impact learning and life for students with intense disabilities.
Learn about digital text and its application for Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
Gain knowledge in this 11-part video series on understanding and addressing the challenging behaviors of individuals with complex disabilities.
Learn how to define a specific challenging behavior and a process to look comprehensively at what driving the behavior.
Explore the final steps in developing the behavior plan.
Learn about the Strategy, Assessment, and Revision Tool (SART). This tool matches interventions with the strengths and characteristics of the individual with complex needs.
Discover the importance of data analysis when making decisions to address challenging behavior.
Discover underlying challenges that can effect behavior, issues that you might not be able to see on the surface, but drive what you see as a behavior challenge.
Explore antecedents in detail identifying setting events and things that might trigger a challenging behavior.
Explore the impact of reinforcing consequences have on the identified behavior.
Learn the why or the function of the behavior.
Discover student strengths, skills, talents, and interests and how they can be used to address challenging behavior.
Explore skills that a student might be missing which might have an impact on why the student is engaging in challenging behavior.
Identify replacement and related skills for the challenging behavior.
Gain perspective and raise your expectations for the individuals with unique and complex challenges. Imagine the possibilities, and change your point of view.
Browse through and follow along with the Addressing Challenging Behavior video series.
'Discover' this person centered planning approach that looks beyond the demonstrated skills in a typical work setting.
Explore assistive technology (AT) tools and supports to increase access to and success with mathematics.
Gain knowledge of characteristics and interventions specific to ASD in this introductory video.
Experience district-wide comprehensive planning for assistive technology (AT) implementation that allows students improved access to AT supports.
Discover the potential for adapting and modifying tools, surfaces, mediums, and processes in visual arts.
Learn to match various student specific needs to specific art modifications.
Explore adaptions, modifications, and assistive technology (AT) supports for to improve access to the visual arts for students with disabilities.
This video introduces viewers to AT and takes them through an Individualized Education Program meeting during which AT is considered. (Avaliable in Spanish)
View an archive of past OCALI webinars.
Gain knowledge in UDL and AT to help all students access the curriculum, including those with the most diverse learning needs.
Acquire foundational information on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Assistive Technology (AT).
Learn the principles of UDL and practical applications for students in the classroom.
Explore assistive technology (AT) tools within the UDL conversation that target specific needs of students in the areas of language arts, science, and writing.
Learn strategies to teach social skills to individuals with ASD helping them develop social competence through this 5-part series.
Learn the definition of social competence and how the characteristics of ASD affect an individual's ability to acquire it.
Gain knowledge about the importance of assessment as it relates to social competence.
Explore how ASD affects play and the formation of friendships. Learn strategies for play skill acquisition.
Discover strategies to help build social competence and strategies to use after a situation goes wrong.
Learn to specific strategies embed social competence lessons into every day instruction.
Join us for these assistive technology webinars presented by OCALI + MITS + PATINS.
These webinars will provide participants with information about Universal Design for Learning (UDL) that can help provide access to the general curriculum for all students.
Learn about and register for OCALI webinars.
Learn about customized employment and the strategies for increasing appropriate employment opportunities for transition age youth.