Workshop "Let´s try ICT: How to use mobile Apps supporting children with developmental difficulties"

ERFCON2017 ICTThis workshop, within the Erasmus+ Project Let’s try ICT (www.letstry-ict.eu), will offer participants an introduction on how to use mobile apps with early childhood intervention. After a brief theoretical background, participants will have the possibility of a hands-on experience of selected apps. Pros and possible cons of their experience will be reflected in the group and recommendations for useful apps for early childhood intervention and inclusive kindergartens will be given. Apps for concrete hands-on exercises will be available during the workshop. This workshop is intended for a group of experts who work with children in early ages (ECI specialists, kindergarten teachers, speech and language pathologists, special teachers, occupational therapists etc.), as well as students of the above listed professions. All participants will receive a certificate of participation.

TRAINERS

Karl Bäck, Mag., Atempo, Graz, Austria
Manfred Pretis, Prof. Dr., Medical School Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Monika Rosandić, Mag. of Speech and Language Pathology, Croatian Association on Early Childhood Intervention, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia

TIME AND VENUE

May 16, 2017, 15:00 – 17:00 CET (3 pm-5 pm CET), the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, classroom P10

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

20 professionals + 5 students

PARTICIPATION FEE

10 € for professionals / free of charge for students

APPLICATION DEADLINE

April 1, 2017

Since the number of participants is limited, the priority list will be established on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis.

ABOUT TRAINERS

Karl BackKarl Bäck works at Atempo in Graz, Austria. He is a teacher for ICT for people with learning difficulties and disabilities, as well as an expert in the field of assistive technologies and the usage of tablets in the educational process. For many years he has been involved in different European projects with the subject of digital inclusion.

Manfred PretisManfred Pretis is a professor of Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Intervention at Medical School Hamburg. He is a clinical psychologist, especially interested in special education. In 2016 he published the book ICF-basiertes Arbeiten in der Frühförderung (Reinhardt-Verlag, 2016). He has coordinated various EU projects (e.g. www.early–inclusion.eu, www.icfcy-meduse.eu).

Monika RosandicMonika Rosandić is a speech and language pathologist. In addition to that, she is part of a team working in development and testing of apps for different projects (www.ict-aac.hr, www.multisklad.ict-aac.hr, www.letstry-ict.eu) in the field of ICT tools usage. She provides professional support to children with disabilities, as well as conducts workshops on ICT tools usage to kindergarten teachers.

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