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Rate Your District’s AT Services

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The Louisiana State Department of Education is offering you the opportunity to contribute to the rating the Assistive Technology Services being delivered to students within your district.  This survey is open to LEA/District Employees only.  If you are a parent, … Continue reading

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New Webinars Available on the Access Guide

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On December 13, Dr. Gretchen Hanser recorded the a 2-part webinar for the Louisiana Department of Education:  Literacy Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities:  An Ideal Way to Teach Communication.  The 2-part webinar is posted on the Access Guide site … Continue reading

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LASARD Offers FREE Training

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AUTISM TRAINING MODULES In collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Education, the LSUHSC Human Development Center is developing professional development electronic modules as part of the Louisiana Autism Spectrum and Related Disabilities (LASARD) Project. To-date there are five modules offered: … Continue reading

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Closing the Gap Offers Low Cost Webinars

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Closing the Gap is now offering on-line training in several areas.  Each webinar has a $55 fee but the presenters are those such as Dan Herlihy and  Mark Coppin.  Click on the link to read more and register. http://www.closingthegap.com/store/webinars/  

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Read2Go App Now Available

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Read2Go is the most accessible e-book reader app for readers with print disabilities. Directly from within the Read2Go app, Bookshare members can find, download, and read books all on a single Apple device. No need to download books to computers, … Continue reading

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Results of Region VII External Evaluation

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Each year all LATI Centers are evaluated by an external source to determine how well services are being provided to districts and if grant goals and objectives are being met.  Below is a link to the 2010-2011 External Evaluation for … Continue reading

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Flip Cameras in the Classroom: A Collaboration Effort

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How do you use the Flip Camera in your classroom? Help us gather all the ways teachers are using this great tool. Click the “Contact Us” button at the top of the page to submit your name and e-mail address … Continue reading

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Bossier Parish Student Wins “Yes I Can” Award

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  Congratulations to Kyle Smith, Bossier Parish student, winner of the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children’s “Yes I Can” Award in the category of “Self Advocacy”! Overcoming difficult challenges, Kyle has become an enthusiastic advocate both for self and others. … Continue reading

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LATI Monthly Newsletters

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    LATI News December 2010 LATI News- January 2011 LATI News February 2011 LATI News – March 2011 LATI News – April 2011 LATI News – May 2011 LATI News – June 2011 LATI News – July 2011 LATI … Continue reading

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Summer Institute Contest Winners Announced

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Winners for the 7th Annual Summer Institute Photo and Video Contests were released this week.  Congratulations to Kimberly Stafford of Bossier Parish for her 2nd place win in the photo contest.  We are excited that Kimberly represented what is happening … Continue reading

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Northwest Assistive Technology Center

2500 Viking Dr.
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111

 

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(p) 318.549.6163

(f) 318.549.6126

 

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