AzTAP provides customized small and large group trainings on a wide range of AT topics. Formats include face to face presentations, hands-on workshops and webinars.
Please complete the online registration form for our trainings and events. Space may be limited!
AzTAP’s Holiday Open House – December 9, 2015; 4:00 – 6:00 pm.
Join us in our new office space at 300 W. Clarendon Avenue, Suite 475, Phoenix AZ 85013; learn about AzTAP services, tour our facility, network, enjoy light refreshments and win raffle prizes! Kindly register here.
Switch-Adapted Toy Workshop – December 10, 2015; 2:00 – 5:00 pm.
Learn how to how to switch-adapt a simply plush toy in this hands-on workshop. You will learn how to permanently modify battery operated toys so that a child with a disability can use a switch instead of the toy’s on/off button to operate the toy. The cost is $25 (which includes a toy and the items needed to modify it) and advance registration is required! The workshop is limited to 12 persons. See flyer for more information.
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Phonemic Awareness for Students with Disabilities; January 12, 2016; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presented by Dr. Caroline Musselwhite, this presentation will begin with a brief overview of the research on phonemic awareness for typically developing children, followed by research focusing on people with complex communication needs. Phonemic awareness refers to the ability to focus on and manipulate letters in spoken words. Research shows that phonemic awareness is predictive of and a cornerstone of literacy success. The primary focus will be on specific tasks for supporting the development of phonemic awareness. We will suggest strategies that focus on teaching rather than simply testing. These strategies follow Musselwhite’s AAIF Rule (adapted, authentic, individualized, as well as being fun and interactive). Strategies suggested can be used in a variety of settings, including special education classrooms, general education classrooms, therapy settings, and homes. This will also include a review of fun and engaging apps to scaffold phonemic awareness instruction.
This webinar is FREE and will be captioned. To register, click here.
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