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Period: Apr-June 2017
Training Title: Overview of Math Accommodations
Start Date: 05/10/2017
End Date: 05/11/2017
Time: Day One: 10AM - 4:30PM
Day Two: 9AM - 3:30PM
Type: Alternate Media
Seating: 12
Trainer: Gaeir Dietrich & Joseph Polizzotto
Location (Google Map Link): 21050 McClellan Rd. Cupertino, CA 95014 (High Tech Center Training Unit)
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Description: Math accessibility remains one of the most difficult challenges for print impaired students. This two-day training explores the current state of math access, ranging from manipulatives to electronic text.
Training Objectives
Participants will be able to do the following:
  • understand the range of options for creating math access from low-tech to high-tech
  • be familiar with a wide variety of manipulatives
  • recognize the need for tactile graphics
  • understand how to create Nemeth and UEB braille
  • understand how to develop and read electronic math documents
  • use Scientific Notebook and MathType
  • use talking calculators
Intended for alternate media specialists, DSPS directors, math instructors, and anyone else interested in the challenges of access to math for all students.
Reimbursement Level: Please be advised that reimbursement may be available for hotel and travel expenses for California community college Disabled Student Services Faculty and Staff.


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