The final “Accessible Computer Science: Teacher to Teacher,” webinar, funded by the Infosys Foundation USA, is next week!
AccessCSforAll is pleased to announce a series of four webinars coming up this spring called “Accessible Computer Science: Teacher to Teacher,” funded by the Infosys Foundation USA. In these webinars, CS teachers who specialize in teaching blind and visually impaired students, deaf and hard of hearing students, and learning disabled and neurodiverse students will share strategies that other K-12 educators can use to include students with disabilities in their classroom. To register you will go to the Pathfinders website, make an account, and then register. Join us for the final webinar in this series!
In this webinar, Robert DeFillippo will share about lessons learned teaching computer science to neurodiverse students. Mr. Robert DeFillippo is a 25 year educator who has worked with varied exceptionalities throughout his career. In 2008 Mr. DeFillippo earned the Annie Sullivan award for excellence in education, along with being named the 2018 national Champion of Computer Science award winner for his work with equity and accessibility to computer science for students with severe cognitive and emotional disabilities.
Accessible Computer Science: Teacher to Teacher is brought to you by AccessCSforAll and Infosys Foundation USA. AccessCSforAll is a National Science Foundation funded project based at the University of Washington that works to increase the successful participation of students with disabilities in K-12 computing (#CNS-1738252 and #CNS-1738259). AccessCSforAll PI is Richard E. Ladner, Professor Emeritus in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering and a leader in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in computing fields.