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ICASE Virtual Pop Up Webinar

June 25, 2020

thursday sessions



intended outcome


All times listed are EDT.

8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

AACcess to Communication: What We Learned from Stay-At-Home

Beth Browning, PRC-Saltillo
Nicole Wingate, PRC-Saltillo
Brittany Toney, PRC-Saltillo

Attendees will learn the importance of and how to secure medical funding for AAC devices so that students can have access to education and communication across environments.

  • Post COVID-19

10:00 am - 11:15 am

Legal Implications of Reentry During the COVID-19 Pandemic (and Future Pandemics)

Karen Glasser Sharp, Lewis Kappes, LLC
Ali Litchfield, Lewis Kappes, LLC

Know how to remain legally compliant during times when school is not fully in session.

  • Post-Covid Considerations
  • Maintaining legally defensible programming for students with disabilities during reentry


11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Ripple Effects

Ripple Effects is a multi-tiered digital system of personalized interventions and behavioral supports ( MTSS). Ripple Effects is research based ,evidence proven and addresses social and emotional learning, behavior challenges and trauma-induced mental health issues.

Ripple Effects is flexible and can be used along with PBIS and Restorative Justice frameworks, ISS suspension alternatives, distance learning environments, Special Education, counseling, mental health and discipline settings, and to reduce disproportionate exclusion.

Contact your local Ripple Effects Consultant, Lisa Hall at lallhall@comcast.net or call 317-432-1515 for more information and to get set up with a Ripple Effects demo account.


12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Indiana Deaf Education and Assessments of Language (IDEAL)
Bethany Colson, Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Lorinda Bartlett, Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Jackie Katter, Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Sarah Kiefer, Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
  1. Be aware of all mandates within HEA1484 (IDEAL).
  2. Know where to locate documents created as outlined in IDEAL.
  3. Be aware of all portions of the IDEAL Parent Document and considerations for its use.
  4. Know how to report progress monitoring results for deaf and hard of hearing children annually.

  • House Enrolled Act 1484 - implementation beginning July 1, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:15

Examining Opportunities to Utilize Virtual Communication Tools with DHH Students Post COVID-19

Rebecca Buchan, LUNA Language Services

Rebecca Buchan intends to examine the solutions that have been uncovered and created in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic to assist Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) students in feeling fully involved in the virtual classroom environment and overcoming language barriers to access equitable education. Buchan will assess how these tools may continue to help DHH students strengthen their language skills and experience equitable education alongside their hearing counterparts as virtual education tools continue to be an option for educators in the future.

  • Post COVID-19

3:30 PM - 4:45 Pm

Team Teaching in COVID 19: Servicing Students with Significant Needs

Jenna Ferguson, Madison-Grant USC
Tiffany King, Madison-Grant USC

  1. Know what worked and what didn’t work for our students.
  2. Know strategies to enhance eLearning for all students.
  3. Understand that with the right supports, students with significant disabilities can not only participate but thrive in an online environment.
  4. Learn some tools that we have found to be easily modified for all students (Pear Deck, Flip Grid, Google Earth, Education.com, RAZ) to make any future eLearning, whether it be extended or just a snow day, it can be more meaningful to their students.
  • Meeting the Unique Service Needs of Students after Covid-19
  • Strategies for Servicing Students with Significant Disabilities

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