ADDitude ADHD Experts Podcast

Listen to “Tech Tools That Help Children with ADHD Learn More” with Janet DeSenzo

Your child’s IEP or 504 Plan includes the use of assistive technology. Smart. But how do you ensure that the best technology is implemented consistently, used correctly — and whether or not it’s working? Tune in to learn some guidelines from Janet DeSenzo.

Digital technology lifestyle of school girl child or student using wireless internet for distance learning application and reading e-book app on mobile ipad smart device multimedia computer tablet
Digital technology lifestyle of school girl child or student using wireless internet for distance learning application and reading e-book app on mobile ipad smart device multimedia computer tablet

Listen to “Tech Tools That Help Children with ADHD Learn More” with Janet DeSenzo

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Students don’t learn material that fails to engage them. Kids, especially those with unreliable attention and focus, lose interest quickly if the curriculum feels inaccessible and intangible. Many schools today are responding by using technology tools and the Universal Design for Learning approach.

Here, learn about the most popular and effective technology tools for students with ADHD and learning disabilities. Geared for educators, parents, and clinical professionals, this webinar will explain how to maximize students’ learning through the use of apps and tools for Chromebooks, iPads, Windows, and Macs. Teachers will also pick up lesson plans and strategies for incorporating technology into their UDL classrooms, and learn why educators are shifting the focus from accommodating students with ADHD to creating a more accessible, engaging curriculum.

Listener testimonials:

  • “Great information on each tool for organization, writing, and reading. Found this to be very helpful.”
  • “Thank you so much. These tools are all great for my son who has dyslexia along with ADD.”
  • “Thank you for a very informative webinar! I also work as a consultantwith UDL and assistive technology. I learned some new things and key ideas were reinforced.”
  • “Excellent suggestions today for accommodations already built into Google and several tools I’d never heard of. Thanks.”

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This ADHD Experts webinar was first broadcast live on October 2, 2018. ADDitude thanks our sponsors for supporting our webinars. Sponsorship has no influence on speaker selection or webinar content.

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Note on audio quality: This podcast is a recording of a webinar series. The audio has been captured from live conversations (sometimes over a telephone), not recorded in a studio. Register to participate in the live webinars at: additude.com/webinars/


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Updated on February 7, 2020

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