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Period: Apr-June 2018
Training Title: Overview of Math Accommodations
Start Date: 05/02/2018
End Date: 05/03/2018
Time: Day One: 10AM - 4:30PM
Day Two: 9AM - 3:30PM
Type: Alternate Media
Seating: 12
Trainer: Gaeir Dietrich, Joseph Polizzotto, John Cavano
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 the Web. Participants will be able to do the following:
  • understand the complexity of creating math access
  • understand and use a wide range of manipulatives
  • use finger counting
  • know when to recommend Nemeth or DotsPlus for Braille users
  • understand how to create Nemeth and DotsPlus Braille
  • understand how to create and use Math ML
  • create e-text with math equation software
  • be familiar with computer programs designed to support math access
Intended for alternate media specialists, DSPS directors, math instructors, and anyone else interested in the challenges of math accessibility.
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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