Training

Interested in having BridgingApps provide training or speak to your group?

Make the most of your in-service training to leverage the power of mobile devices (including iPads and Android tablets) for students of all abilities. Whether you are a general education or special education teacher or paraprofessional, differentiating curriculum for students can be challenging. BridgingApps can assist you in selecting and using appropriate apps for your students whether you are a one-to-one district or a one-iPad classroom teacher.

Udemy Course

We invite you to join our FREE course, Getting Started with Mobile Devices for Special Needs: Accessories & Safety. Learn about options for preparing and protecting mobile devices by selecting appropriate accessories for a user with special needs. We have created this course for parents, caregivers, teachers, therapists or anyone who needs access to information to assist with setting up a mobile device for success. Our goal is to help you find solutions to address your unique situation.

Appapalooza

This training includes 2 hours of demonstrating apps for pre-K, elementary, middle school and high school. A variety of apps including visual schedules, graphic organizers, reading support, writing apps, communication apps, choice boards and more will be demonstrated. Tips and tricks for linking apps to TEKS and Common Core Curriculum will be addressed.

BridgingApps Toolbox

This training includes 1 hour of in-depth demonstration of the BridgingApps Website and App Search Tool. Participants will come away with understanding how to leverage the power of the BridgingApps Search Tool, how to search app lists, create and share app lists. Includes 2 hour of apps demonstration combined with accessibility features, useful accessories and ideas to assist learners of all abilities. Tips and tricks for linking apps to IEPs, TEKS and Common Core Curriculum will be addressed.

Custom Training

Let us work with your group to develop and deliver a presentation or training session that meets your groups needs. Contact us for more information.

Take a look at some of our recent presentations:

  • Redefining Inclusion: It’s Never Too Late to Learn How Technology Can Include Everyone, Lotus Network, March 2021
  • Apps for Life, Futures Explored, Sacramento, California, March 2021
  • TexasYouth2Adult Transition Website, Crockett-Paliestine Resource Centers for Independent Living Transition Conference, November 2020
  • Inclusive Tech: Apps for Life, TEC Webinar Series, October 2020
  • Transition Fair with Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) Employees, September 2020
  • Empowering Employees to Navigate School & Childcare During COVID-19, TEAMS U.S. employees, August 2020
  • Using Technology to Transform Transition, Region I Service Center, Texas, August 2020
  • Addressing Social Isolation with Technology, Consumer Technology Association Foundation, April 2020
  • Apps for People who are Blind or Visually Impaired, American Council for the Blind Texas (ACBT), March 2020
  • Decoding the Wide World of Enabling Apps, Disability Cocoon, Virtual, March 2020
  • End User Solutions Demo Tank: Cognitive, M-Enabling Summit, Washington D.C., June, 2019
  • Storytelling Apps and BridgingApps Toolbox, Texas Computer Education Association Conference, February, 2019
  • TechTalk: Using Apps to Transform Transition, Family to Family Conference, Houston, TX, January, 2019
  • Mobile Tech for All Abilities: Exploring Single Purpose Apps as Cognitive Support, Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities Conference, October, 2018
  • Let’s Talk: Caregiver to Caregiver – Using Technology to Help with Caregiving Responsibilities, Baylor CHI St. Luke’s Hospital, Houston, Texas, May 2018
  • Apps for Independence, Sherlock Center on Disabilities, Providence, Rhode Island, March, 2018
  • Apps for Emergency Planning and Disaster Preparedness, Tulane University Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, New Orleans, LA, February, 2018
  • Do You Have the Right App for That?, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Denver, CO, October 13, 2017
  • M-Enabling Summit – Washington, DC, June 13, 2017
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication & BridgingApps Overview, St. George’s Hospital therapist training, Kogarah, Australia, February 14, 2017
  • Dyslexia Summit, Harris County Department of Education, January 10, 2017

Costs:

We are always willing to provide a brief overview of BridgingApps, our history, and demonstrate the use of our website complimentary (+ expenses).

BridgingApps Overview Presentation: Free + expenses

Custom Training or Presentations: Start at $150/hour + expenses

Please contact us for additional details.