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Posted by: | November 1, 2013 | 1 Comment |

“Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” Mitchell Kapor


Sometimes all it takes is the right search to get the information you need. Other times, it is all about being subscribed to the right blogs or feeds. If you are searching for great information regarding Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM) and Assistive Technology (AT) as well as best practices for all students, here are some great places to start.

PATINS 2013 State Conference – November 4th & 5th It’s Sold Out! – Be sure to sign up early next year!

For those attending this year, don’t miss the DRM Corner Chat!

Digital Rights Manager Corner Chat Area  ICAM with logo IERC with logo PATINS with logo Q and A with the experts!  No appointment needed, just come by and chat about your successes, problems, or to offer suggestions on how to make your role as DRM more effective.


Take a look at the sessions this year on our IOS and Android ready “app” http://www.patinsproject.com/images/stories/2013%20Conference/2013conf.html

Did you know that the Rapid Fire Blog and the ICAM Dispatch can be delivered to your email via subscription?  Follow the link and find the sign up in the upper right hand corner of the blog.

Looking for a more in-depth study – Try this! AT Overview Online Course Module – This is a free self-guided and self-paced training module intended to provide a brief overview of the options for and benefits of assistive technology (AT) in the classroom. You can earn one (1) Indiana Professional Growth Point (PGP) upon completion of the training module and the follow-up survey.

Best way to find it   –     iTunes U link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/course/assistive-technology-overview/id568038787

CIESC  – This summer the PATINS State Program Director’s Office and Central Regional Site, along with CIESC moved to a new location: 6036 Lakeside Blvd., Bldg. A, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Keep this in mind as you travel to some of the great training opportunities listed in the CIESC Newsletter https://www.dropbox.com/s/6mciukf0ozpc8u3/Newsletter_Oct._2013_sm.pdf

App of the Week!

cartoon drawing of an animal cell with cell membrane nucleus, ribosomes vacuoles and mitochondriaiCell

Free iPad and Android app

Take an look inside animal, plant and bacteria cells.

under: apps, AT Conferences, General Info, iPads, Online Resources, Services

1 Comment

  1. By: Martha on November 1, 2013 at 11:53 am      

    Great Blog Sandi, Great quote, great Science App, Great Blogger!! Well done! See ya Sunday!!

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