eLearning for ESY: Making Summer School Meaningful with Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)

Presented by: Ruth Ziolkowski, OTR, MBA / Keri Huddleston, MA, CCC-SLP

About the Webinar

Summer school during ongoing remote /tele-practice /elearning is raising new questions for related service teams. It’s challenging to:

  1. Provide SDI to get student outcomes
  2. Collaborate effectively with related services teams
  3. Meet IEP objectives and provide accommodations

In this recorded webinar, Keri Huddleston, MA, CCC-SLP and Ruth Ziolkowski, OTR share how to use simple tools to keep your WHOLE team on the same page while supporting students’ schedules, goals, and accommodations. They demonstrate:

  1. Accessible technologies that support reading, language, and vocabulary
  2. Free e-learning content and lesson plans
  3. Tools for collaboration and planning to improve outcomes with AT supports (planning matrix)

About the Presenter

Ruth Ziolkowski, OTR, MBA

President, Don Johnston Incorporated. Ruth is an Occupational Therapist, a national education leader and speaker. She has acted as liaison between the assessment consortia and Assistive Technology professionals. She has been a strong student advocate for more than 30 years. Most importantly, Ruth cares deeply about supporting kids who learn differently.

Keri Huddleston, MA, CCC-SLP

Keri is a published professional with over 25 years of experience working with students with a range of disabilities and the teams who support them. She has presented extensively at local, state, and national conferences in the areas of assistive technology, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, augmentative communication, challenging behavior, consultative service, and executive functioning.