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Digital Text

 

Digital Text

 

 

The digital text project provides a process to support students with print disabilities (learning disability, visual impairment, physical disability) in the general education curriculum. Access is available to resources (Infinitext, Bookshare, and Learning Ally) for students who qualify under copyright waiver as print disabled.  These sources provide paired audio and text, which is a best-practices model for increasing reading skills of comprehension, decoding, and fluency while promoting independence.

 

The process for registration is outlined in the accompanying flowchart with related forms. Teacher responsibility is to obtain signatures on the Student Policy/Permission to Register form.  School Psychologists are responsible to complete paperwork for each agency. 

 

Overall project coordinators are Jessica Kumle [email protected] and Teri Chaney [email protected].  In addition the following people in individual school districts are able to assist with the process:

 

Canton-Galva

Leroy Harvey ([email protected])

Carly Weisbeck-Stuck ([email protected])

Elyria Christian School/Private Schools

Jessica Shain ([email protected])

Inman

Tony Mark ([email protected])

Aaron Dibbens ([email protected])

McPherson

Teri Chaney ([email protected])

Noah Lindfors ([email protected])

David Cummings ([email protected])

Amanda Griffin ([email protected])

Moundridge

Cara Craig  ([email protected])

Courtney Moddelmog ([email protected])

Smoky Valley

Kris Walker ([email protected])