Closing The Gap Forums Annoucement

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Posted by Jeff Steinborn on November 10, 2003 at 07:09:18:

Closing The Gap Forums is a discussion board exploring the many ways that technology is being used to enhance the lives of people with special needs. Please feel free to participate in the discussions listed below and share this valuable resource with friends and colleagues. There is no fee to participate. Thank you.

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Reading & Writing Assistive Technology for Macintosh Users
Moderated by:
Richard Wanderman, Educational Technology Consultant
Brian Friedlander, Assistive Technology Consultant
Mary Allard, Director, Product Management, Kurzweil Educational Systems
Adam Krass, Assistive Technology Specialist
Mark Shipp, Assistive Technology Specialist/Reseller
Beth Pullman, Teacher
Debra Levine, Teacher
Join this forum and discuss available Mac compatible reading and writing assistive technology tools, and to provide insight into the latest version of Kurzweil 3000 for Macintosh.

Talking Word Processors as a Meeting Point for Special Ed and The Mainstream
Moderated by:
Bill Peet, Ph.D. CEO/Owner, Interest-Driven Learning, Inc.
Louise Dannehl, NEAT South Central Regional Coordinator/Funding Coordinator
This discussion will be a venue for all caregivers who have helped children learn to read and write with a talking word processor to share their stories.

Low Tech Solutions By Low Tech Ladies
Moderated by:
Gina Simos Nordrum, Special Educator, Milwaukee Public Schools
Valerie Hoehnke, Speech Language Pathologist, Milwaukee Public Schools
Susan Loesl, Adaptive Art Therapist, Milwaukee Public Schools
Mary Beth Werner, Occupational Therapist, Milwaukee Public Schools

Creative Access from Kindergarten to Graduation
Moderated by:
Teri Brogdon, Project Coordinator, Project Participate at JFK Partners, University of Colorado

OS X Perspectives
Moderated by:
David Clark, Web Accessibility Consultant
Richard Wanderman, Educational Technology Consultant
Post your questions and comments about Apple's lastest operating system and it's new accessibility features.

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