Episode 0031- Assistive Technology pt. 1 with Luis Perez
MTT031| Assistive Technology Part 1, Technology Makes Things Possible - Luis Perez
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An introduction to the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. They provide resources and technical assistance for educators, parents, students, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about AEM and implementing AEM and the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS).
National Center on Accessible Educational Materials
Facebook: AEM Center
Luis Pérez is a technical assistance specialist for the National Center on Accessible Educational Materials. In this role, he promotes the creation, delivery and use of high quality accessible educational materials and technologies to support equitable learning opportunities for all students. He holds a doctorate in special education and a master’s degree in instructional technology from the University of South Florida. He was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) in 2009, and as a Google in Education Certified Educator in 2014, and he is the current President of the Inclusive Learning Network of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), which named him its 2016 Outstanding Inclusive Educator. Luis has published three books on accessibility, mobile learning and UDL: Mobile Learning for All (Corwin Press), Dive into UDL (ISTE) and Learning on the Go (CAST Publishing). His work has also appeared in publications such Teaching Exceptional Children, Closing the Gap Solutions, THE Journal, and The Loop Magazine. In addition to his work in educational technology, Luis is an avid photographer whose work has been featured on Better Photography magazine, Business Insider, the New York Times Bits Blog and the Sydney Morning Herald.
Contact: Luis Perez
Luis Perez’s Website
Instagram: Luis Perez Instagram
Items mentioned in Episode 31:
Luis Perez’s TED Talk for ISTE
SETT - Student, Environment, Task, Tools
The End of Average by Todd Rose
The KIPP program
Office Lens App for IOS
Office Lens App for Android
Designing for Accessibility with POUR
Dive Into UDL
Learning On The Go by Luis Perez
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