2016 Real Assistive Technology for Everyone (R.A.T.E.) Conference

2016 Real Assistive Technology for Everyone (R.A.T.E.) Conference

The 2016 Real Assistive Technology for Everyone (R.A.T.E.) Conference, sponsored by Assistive Technology Services (ATS), part of the Office of Special Education Instruction in the Department of Special Services, will be held on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Rachel Carson Middle School, 13618 McLearen Road, Herndon, VA  20171.

The R.A.T.E. Conference is an educational technology conference which focuses on strategies for using assistive technology hardware, software, and peripherals to enhance learning for all students, especially for those with special needs.  Sessions will focus on executive function supports, reading and writing strategies, assistive technology in the early childhood classroom, communication tools, Google Apps for Education, as well as other topics.

All FCPS staff and parents are invited to attend.  FCPS employees will receive five recertification points for attending the conference.  FCPS staff can register on MyPLT at: ATS- RATE Conference, #SS-400204.  Parent registration will be available soon.


Karen Hawley