Knowledge and skills in training faculty on accessible technology, such as LecShare Pro & ABBYY PDF Transformer. Experience working with faculty on converting course material for access by students with disabilities.
Trainer & consultant for assistive/adaptive technology, such as Dragon Naturally Speaking, Kurzweil, JAWS, Microsoft Office, & Adobe Photoshop/Dreamweaver plus training using WordPress for content management.
Adult Learning Disability Instructor with experience in instructional technology for faculty & students needing access to a variety of assistive applications. Provide workshops at various disability conferences.
Graduate Continuing Education Certificate-Adult Learning DisabilitiesCertification of Completion-Graduate Level
University of Phoenix
Instructional Design (Flexnet on-line course) focused on purpose of instructional design in the k thru 12 grade level.
Improving Learning Potential II
Improving Learning Potential II continued teaching learning disabled college students on how to improve their academic skills thru use of assistive technology.
Improving Learning Potential I
Improving Learning Potential I focused on learning disabled college students who were learning to use assisitve technology to enhance their academic skills.
MAT/517 – Survey of Special Population
University of Phoenix
Survey of Special Popuation in the k thru 12 grade levels.
EDSE 241, Technology and Special Education
San Jose State University
Learning disabilities and how technology can be adapted to assist teachers to help guide students to be successful in the classroom using specialized assistive applications.
Course supplied hands-on use of assistive applications for the learning disability teachers in the k thru 12 grade levels to experience a variety of different applications. They put together a binder of all the different disabilties and matched up the types of assistive technology that would work with each disaibity.
Workabilty I/Transition Partnership Program (TPP)
Milpitas High School
Job development courses in job searching for high school 11th and 12th graders. Assisted in finding students jobs at local businesses. Assisted high school students in taking courses at local Central County Occupational Center for job training.
Using Accessible Course Material – What is Involved?, 03/25/2010
Presentation how important it is for faculty to have course curriculum material in alternate media formats ready before each semester/quarter for students with special needs. Discussion about use of the alt media centers on campuses to do production.
Alternate Media in the 21st Century, 10/12/2005
Presentation on how Alternate Media Centers at the Community Colleges provide services to students with various disability accommodation needs. These services allow students access to instructional material on an equal basis as the non-disabled.
Instituting Adaptive High Technology and Alternate Media Services, 07/28/2004
Presentation on how higher education in the community colleges are changing regarding assistive/adaptive computer technology, alternate media services and working with learning disabled students in a high tech center computer lab environment.
Learning Strategies and Technology for Success Of Students with Learning Disabilities, 01/31/2003
Presentation on types of computer programs that lead to success, demonstrated methods for classroom/independent work, and discussed combined use of strategies/technology that helps advance learning and beyond. Program discussed: Kurzweil 3000.