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Welcome to the Writing Page. Agenda. 9:00-9:15 Intro and Agenda 9:15-9:45  Infinitec Introduction 9:45-10:00 Case Example of Typical Writing Process 10:00-10:15 Discussion of SETT Framework 10:15-10:30 BREAK 10:30-10:40 Writing Components 10:40-11:20 Tools for Access

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9:00-9:15 Intro and Agenda

9:15-9:45 Infinitec Introduction

9:45-10:00 Case Example of Typical Writing Process

10:00-10:15 Discussion of SETT Framework

10:15-10:30 BREAK

10:30-10:40 Writing Components

10:40-11:20 Tools for Access

11:20-12:00 Tools for Organization

12:00-1:00 Lunch


1:00-1:40 Tools for Entering Text

1:40-2:20 Tools for Reviewing and Editing

2:20-3:00 Tool Time – Self directed and Hands On Technology Time

3:00-3:30 Wrap Up and Questions


Participants will:

  • Identify the various components of the typical writing process

  • Analyze the writing process for students with disabilities

  • Identify tools specific to student needs

  • Explore online or digital tools that are

    readily available

Kansas infinitec coalition
Kansas Infinitec Coalition

Sett framework dr joy zabala
SETT FrameworkDr. Joy Zabala







4th grade girl


Resource services for reading and writing

30% accuracy with conventions (capitals, puncutation, etc)

More verbal than can write down

Disorganized writing (incorrect order)

Writing impacts math--can't retain concepts

Reading--comprehension low-2 grade levels below

Fluency age appropriate



Gen. Ed. room for core content

Sped. room for support -at least 2 hours

Sits in back of room with others at one table

Lot of classroom materials and items --limited structure/organization

Classroom computers in back with no headphones

Whiteboard/projector at front of room

Needs a quiet environment for test taking and work completion

Para support in both classrooms



Writing paragraphs of the week

Daily Journaling

Book Reports



Where are our tools set t



Entering Text


Where are our tools?!(SETT)

The writing page physical access

The Writing PagePhysical Access

Infinitec Coalition Trainers Cadre

Low tech options
Low Tech Options

Lined paper/graph paper

pencil grips

slant boards

  • Alternate keyboards – intellikeys, big keys

Microsoft word accessibility
Microsoft Word Accessibility

  • Sticky keys – to use when you want to press key combinations (Ctrl, Alt,Shift) one key at a time

  • Filter keys – to ignore repeated keystrokes or slow the repeat rate

  • Mouse keys- to control the pointer with numeric keypad

Universal access on mac
Universal Access on Mac

  • Keyboard Sticky Keys (Treat a sequence of modifier keys as a key combo)

  • Slow Keys (Delay between key press and key acceptance)

  • Mouse Keys (Use the numeric keypad in place of the mouse)

  • Mouse Pointer Delay

  • Mouse Pointer Max Speed

  • Mouse Pointer enlarging

    ***To access these features, you would go on the System Preferences and click on the universal access bar

Microsoft word forms
Microsoft Word Forms

  • Creating worksheets/tests in Microsoft Word

  • Creating a template for journals or daily report

  • My Journal

  • 1. My name is .

  • 2. Today at I felt .

  • 3. When I got to school,

  • 4. My favorite part of the day was .

Voice recognition for access
Voice Recognition for Access

  • Issues to Consider

    • Work habits

    • Cognitive skills

    • Reading and Writing

    • Computer skills

    • Speech/Language Skills

    • Training and Support from others

Review activity
Review Activity

  • Write down a tool and how they plan to use it with a particular student

  • Share ideas