Volume 52 February 2024

We love assistive technology



TechACCESS has an immediate opening for a full-time AAC Consultant!

Are you a speech language pathologist who loves AAC? TechACCESS of RI provides opportunities for SLPs with a passion for AAC to work with a team that is solely dedicated to providing AT and AAC services for RI and MA. For additional information and to apply, click here.

Join us on March 6th for a full day PD:

Executive Functioning Supports for Today's Students

Visit the ATCNE Program page for session descriptions and to register.

For general registration questions, please visit our Registration page.

All sessions are sponsored by East Bay Educational Collaborative.


TechACCESS Staff presents at ATIA!

Staff presenting at ATIA

In January, TechACCESS presented at ATIA, an international conference held annually in Florida. Becky Jones, Jennifer Martinous, and Matthew Provost presented Growing an Accessible Educational Library, sharing how RIMAC was created, how it was grown, and our plans for the future. We are very proud of them!

What we Learned at ATIA!

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The staff of TechACCESS attended ATIA to keep up to date with what's new in the fields of AT and AAC. Here's what we learned that we want to share with you!

Kelly's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: Enhancing Employability Skills with AT

Favorite Resource: Myths and Facts Surrounding AT Devices and Services

Favorite Technology I Learned About: KiwiWrite Math

Wish List Item: Honeybee Proximity Switch

Matthew's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: Don't Reinvent the Wheel! Thematic Units for Language Intervention with AAC

Favorite Resource: A Field Guide to Changemakers

Favorite Technology I Learned About: MouthPad

Wish List Item: GA Phone Holder (clips any phone to select Tobii Dynavox or Grid Pad devices)

Jen's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: (tied) AT Support for Mental Health and Visual Supports for Executive Functioning 

Favorite Resource: All the new Google Accessibility Features

Favorite Technology I Learned About: Tab Snooze (Chrome Extension)

Becky's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: AEM for ASL Access: Assistive Technology (AT) for DHH

Favorite Resource: GoVisual Scene Maker app

Favorite Technology I Learned About: Tactonom Reader

Wish List Item: Rogue (creates tactile graphics on color images)

Alanna's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: Guiding AAC Journeys (for parents of early communicators)

Favorite Resource: Stepping into AAC

Jaryd's Favorite Things!

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Favorite Session: Apple Accessibility features

Favorite Resource: Wego graphic organizer

Favorite Technology I Learned About: MouthPad

Wish List Item: Arithmetype Keyboard and App

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Contact us today for information about referring a student or for services paid for through private insurance!

Call 401-463-0202 or email Jen Martinous.

You can find additional information and referral forms at our website.

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