Webinar - Negotiating Access to Assistive Technology after High School: Planning Strategies & Civil Rights

Schedule : Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 Mountain Time Zone: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Description :

Negotiating Access to Assistive Technology after High School: Planning Strategies & Civil Rights. This webinar will describe the cooperative planning and assistive technology service coordination that will assist post high school students with disabilities to continue their education in postsecondary schools, or to enter the workforce. The presentation will inform participants about the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, postsecondary schools, and employers.

Learning Objectives :
  • The participant will state why a person with a disability may want disclose a disability to a post-secondary school or employer.
  • The participant will briefly describe the differences between the coverage of students in K-12 by the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and students covered by the Rehabilitation Act Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Title II in postsecondary schools.
  • The participant will identify three examples of Tech Act State program supports that may assist student with disabilities after leaving high school.
  • The participant will identify three examples of assistive technology that could be used to provide postsecondary or employment supports for young adults with disabilities.

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