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Unlocking Human Potential
Summer  2018

Sweet Summertime!

What does summer time have to do with the AT & UDL Loan library? Well, it is the best time of the  year to borrow and explore new devices, switches, apps, and software that you have been meaning to checkout and learn but were too busy to do so during the school year. Summertime is your chance to teach yourself about new kit features and how it could benefit your students. 

Review Your Order History 

Summer time is also a great time to review your orders from the past year. It is quick and easy! To locate your Order History, v isit the loan library website ( https://www.at-udl.net/ ) and locate your account profile in the top right corner. Click on the down arrow and select Order History

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When you click on the view icon,   the order invoice will be displayed. Every step in the order process is on the invoice (processing, pending, shipped, notifi cation, item back, and order complete).  Valuable information such as order status, items checked out, expected date of return, and the return shipment tracking number is  always at your fingertips!  Take a look at the devices you checked out and reflect back on how well the items worked or did not work for the student. 

Review an Item 

Take time this summer to read and/or write item reviews to share with other users in the AT & UDL Loan Library. These reviews provide important information on durability, practicality, and implementation ideas. For example, the Hook + Switch Interface was given 5 stars from Patsy who said in her review, "Preferred the Hook+ Switch to the bluetooth switch interface. We didn't have to worry about losing the connection or pairing with this switch interface ." 
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It only takes 5 minutes to write a review. B y writing your own product review, you can share information from your own experiences that  will  point out the pros and cons of a given product. This is useful to  other loan library users to determine whether or not it's the right one for their student.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us by email ( tlc.mtss@gmail.com) or telephone.   

Contact information for the regional AT-UDL Technology Centers:

Region 1 - 850-778-1641
Region 2 - 352-419-6556 or 1-844-365-3045 (toll free)
Region 3 - 386-761-9909 or 1-844-848-8936 (toll free)
Region 4 - 863-940-4661 or 1-844-873-2127 (toll free)
Region 5 - 954-925-6195 or 1-844-705-4385 (toll free)

Loan Library Highlights
Picture Description-Billboard with Announcements_ Check out the End-of-Life Items available in the AT _ UDL Loan Library

End-of-Life Inventory / Permanent Loans
Closes Friday, July 31st, 2018     
Over 50 End-of-Life items have already been checked out! Good news, there are still more available!   This issue of the newsletter highlights a sampling of items that can be found under the End of Life Items category of the library.

End of Life Video Brix item

VideoBrix is an easy to use video recorder that provides just in time support for students working on a specific task. Great for on the job support and building independence when completing tasks. 

This item can be found in the Loan library: 

Crick Software - Planet Wobble
Picture of the planet Earth with the words Planet Wobble Levl 1 Crick Software Level 1 

Planet Wobble is an engaging series of materials for struggling readers. Each set includes animated Clicker talking books, plus full-color  printed versions of the stories that can be used without a computer. The emphasis on essential high frequency words teaches children to recognize  these words automatically within a meaningful context, and become more fluent readers.

Students learn to read independently with the help of high quality speech and engaging stories. The talking books offers w hole word support and the repetition of essential high-frequency words.  Extensive practice and reinforcement of word, sentence, and text level activities engages students and provides opportunities to increase comprehension and writing skills.

The Planet Wobble series is divided into three levels, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3. Each level has six books. Students are introduced to Planet Wobble in the Level 1 Book, At Wobble Beach, and the end the series reading about The Wobblit, a 16-page Level 3 book. The Wobble Story CD must be used in conjunction with Clicker 5 or 6. 

System Requirements: Clicker 5 - XP, Vista, Windows 7; Clicker 6 - XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.

This item can be found in the loan library: 


CLOZE Pro Software                        

ClozePro is a program that allows teachers to use and create cloze procedure texts to enhance their teaching and students' learning. It comes with a selection of literacy and numeracy activities suitable  for  students at every level.  The activities can be used by the teacher as part of whole-class teaching or accessed at the computer by the student  individually. Students who are unable to use a mouse alternative, keyboard or touch screen, can operate the program with switches.

This item can be found in the Loan Library: 

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This newsletter was developed by the Technology & Learning Connections Team, a part of the Problem Solving/Response to Intervention Project, and funded by the Florida Department of Education Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services through federal assistance under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), Part B funds. The information included does not reflect any specific endorsement by any parties involved. Please em ail  Tara Jeffs ( tjeffs@usf.edu ) f or further information.