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Transition Tech Talk

A video series where an assistive technology specialist from PACER Center’s Simon Technology Center answers questions on how technology can help transition-aged youth be successful in high school and beyond.

Transition Tech Talk

Watch - College-Bound with Assistive Technology

College-Bound with Assistive Technology

In this Transition Tech Talk Video, an assistive technology specialist from the Simon Technology Center answers a question about helping teens be more independent with their work and offers assistive technology as a solution. Three strategies are offered to help get you started with helping your child be independent in high school and beyond.
  • Topics: Assistive Technology, College Preparation, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Learning Disability
  • Date Posted: 5/19/2016
  • Duration: 4 min
Watch - No Barriers - Technology for College-Level Reading

No Barriers - Technology for College-Level Reading

In this Transition Tech Talk Video, an assistive technology specialist from the Simon Technology Center answers a question about helping teens read the more complex text you might find in high school and college and offers assistive technology as a solution. Three strategies are offered to help get teens ready for the rigor of college-level reading.
  • Topics: Assistive Technology, College Preparation, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Learning Disability
  • Date Posted: 5/20/2016
  • Duration: 3 min
Watch - Exploring and Selecting Assistive Technology with Teens and Young Adults

Exploring and Selecting Assistive Technology with Teens and Young Adults

In this Transition Tech Talk Video, we talk about the importance of involving teens and young adults in the selection of assistive technology that will help them at school and in life.
  • Topics: Assistive Technology
  • Date Posted: 3/27/2018
  • Duration: 3 min
Watch - Tips & Technology for Managing Time, Focus, & Sleep in College

Tips & Technology for Managing Time, Focus, & Sleep in College

In this Transition Tech Talk Video, we talk about the importance of managing your time, staying focused, and getting adequate sleep at college and the technology tools that can help.
  • Topics: Assistive Technology
  • Date Posted: 12/29/2017
  • Duration: 2 min
Watch - Executive Function Skills at Work

Executive Function Skills at Work

In this Transition Tech Talk Video, we follow Josh as he explores technology options to help him with executive function skills at work. Executive function skills include things like time management, completing tasks, and solving problems.
  • Topics: Assistive Technology
  • Date Posted: 1/23/2018
  • Duration: 4 min