EdCeptional Show #16: Surfing the SLP Wave with Speech Techie

July 19, 2011 8:00 am

Tonight, we are Surfing the SLP Wave with Speech Techie, Sean Sweeney. Sean is a speech and language pathologist and instructional tech specialist and is the author of the blog SpeechTechie. We are very excited to have Sean with us tonight!
To start our show, we each share what inspires us as professionals in the field of special education.   During News Watch, we discuss how assistive technology (especially AAC and the iPad) has emerged in the mainstream media, introduce a study about iPads in higher education, share our thoughts on whether or not tablets are ready for the classroom, and get an update from Anne on what she learned at DENSI (wiki /twitter) and ISTE 2011 conferences.  Did you know UDL is NOT a known topic?  For Blog Watch, we learn about Sean’s blog Speech Techie and share a recent post on PediaStaff by Megan Bratti.  On the Radar for this week was low-tech or homemade AT solutions, Google+ field testing accessibility for ASL users, activation of Assistive Touch in iOS 5 Beta, Jeremy’s list of Android apps for Special Education (Autism), and a series of instructional videos for AT.
 


Show Host: Anne Truger

Show Guest:  Sean Sweeney

Show contributors:  Patrick Black, Jeremy Brown, & Deb Truskey

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  • Anonymous

    This was a great show!  I have always enjoyed reading Sean’s Speech Techie blog, as he provides great resources with practical examples of they can be applied in classroom or therapy.

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