Presentation on theme: "Applicability of the Psycho- Educational Recommendations Using High Tech, Low Tech and No Tech Solutions Richard Bolduc Psychologist Monique Campeau-LeBlanc."— Presentation transcript:
Applicability of the Psycho- Educational Recommendations Using High Tech, Low Tech and No Tech Solutions Richard Bolduc Psychologist Monique Campeau-LeBlanc A.T. Support Teacher
Start With the End in Mind: Student Access Student Success Student Testimonials
Rewind What Ensures Student Success?
Scores What do they mean?
Sound and Thorough Recommendations Based on student needs –Be creative.
Your Turn Pair off Discuss the student profile Suggest equipment to support this student
Psycho-Ed Summary Psycho-educational Strengths Was more compliant Perceptual Reasoning (above average) VMI Verbal Memory Visual Memory (above average) Psycho-educational Needs Verbal Comprehension Working Memory Processing Speed Sequential Memory All language arts and math in the Sig. Below Average range Other Inattentive/ concentration Organizational problems Avoidance strategies, Reading difficulties Anxious behaviour DX: LD and ADHD
One More Time Join another group Compare results Number yourself off from 1-4 Number 3, open the large envelope and pass out the summaries matching the number on the summary to the team member number Discuss the student based on the information provided Add to the suggestions you previously made. Share results
What did you discover? Group Suggestions: Organizers (voice recorder or ipod, visual organizer due to strengths, simple) Homework on school website Kurzweil but assess listening comprehension Needs to experience success Opportunity to try out specialized equipment Alternate ways of expressing himself Training with other students in his school Teacher notes in Kurzweil Self-advocacy training Summer camps DNS and Co:Writer The more interveners involved – the more thorough the recommendations
Team Work Leads to…. Appropriate equipment in school Filling in the gaps Implementation in schools
Concluding Comments Take the time that it takes Complimentary philosophy vs silo approach Last words from Tyler –a non-verbal student using his Toughbook