The Newton Parent Advisory Council for Special Education will host a presentation on Assistive Technology on Wednesday, April 5 at 7:15PM. Kayla McAlister, Assistive Technology Specialist for the Newton Public Schools will speak on the technology available in the district. She will cover the definition of an AT consultation vs. an AT assessment in grades K-12. Kayla determines which device and/or strategy is the best fit for the student by following the SETT Framework: Looking at the Student, their Environment, and the Tasks they need in their educational setting in choosing the appropriate Tool.
Kayla has a BA in Psychology from Stonehill College and a M.S. Ed in Assistive Technology from Simmons College.
Location: Room 210 at The Education Center, 100 Walnut St, Newtonville
7:15PM – Light refreshments and networking