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Symposium Series: Technology Based Interventions for the Learner with Language and/or Executive Function Based Disabilities

DateFriday, March 24th, 2017
Time 9:00am to 3:30pm
Course Number1056
LocationBurlington International Airport
1200 Airport Drive
South Burlington
United States
Course Description


So many technology options, but so little time to really know which tool is the best fit…sound familiar?

This “Bring Your Own Device” workshop will highlight the low-tech to high-tech tools that are out there designed to support the struggling reader and writer. This workshop will feature a balance of demonstration, instruction, and exploration so that all attendees will leave with the knowledge of what is out there and how it can be implemented with the students we work with the very next day.

This workshop is part of a three-part Symposium Series:

Please click here to register

Last day to register is March 21, 2017.


Nanci Shepardson, M.S.Ed., Ed.S.

Nanci Shepardson is a Reading and Educational Specialist. She graduated from Wheelock College in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Preschool/Kindergarten Curriculum and Infant/ Toddler Development. In 2010, Mrs. Shepardson graduated from Simmons College with a Master of Science in Education in Language and Literacy and an education specialist degree in Assistive Technology. She is a seasoned teacher, a credentialed K-12 Reading Specialist, an International Dyslexia Association and Wilson Language Systems certified Dyslexia Specialist, and is Wilson Level 1 certified. Mrs. Shepardson has taught kindergarten, second grade, fourth grade, was a Reading and Educational Specialist for grades 7 through postgraduate, and has tutored all ages. She consults for the International Dyslexia Association and she is an advocate for students with disabilities and their families. She is the Head of Learning Resources at The Chapin School in Manhattan and is also a professional speaker on dyslexia, language-based disabilities, and technology throughout the Northeast.

Required MaterialsBring your own device
AudienceAll Educators
Grade Level
Additional InformationDoors open at 8:15 AM
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