ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-039

Date Created : 09/14/2006


Co-op Directors
other: LEA Supervisors
All Principals
Special Ed Teachers
Preschool Teachers
Related Services

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Yes
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Special Ed Programs: Low Technology Solutions for Preschool

Regulatory Authority:
IDEA (20 U.S.C.A. Section 1400, et seq.)

Contact Person:
Sharon LeBlanc, TCC

Phone Number:


The Easter Seals Arkansas Technology and Curriculum Access Center (TCC), in collaboration with the Arkansas Department of Education Special Education Unit, will offer a workshop on appropriate low technology strategies to incorporate in providing services to students with disabilities in preschool programs. This workshop is intended for speech-language pathologists, special education teachers, related services providers, paraprofessionals, and program administrators. The workshop is designed to assist staff in providing relevant and appropriate low technology solutions to aid in instruction with preschool students with disabilities. Hands-on activities will be provided throughout the workshop, as well as time to explore computer resources. The format for this workshop is cooperative learning and demonstration. Seating is limited. There is a $50 per person fee.

Workshop dates and locations are as follows:

October 11, 2006 Little Rock at Easter Seals Arkansas
November 15, 2006 Hope at the Southwest Arkansas Education Cooperative
January 16, 2007 Melbourne at the Northcentral Arkansas Education Cooperative
January 17, 2007 Melbourne at the Northcentral Arkansas Education Cooperative
February 7, 2007 Plumerville at Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative
March 7, 2007 Arkadelphia at the Dawson Education Service Cooperative

For further information, contact Sharon LeBlanc, M.Ed., Education Consultant with TCC at Easter Seals Arkansas by phone 501-227-3611, fax: 501-227-3601, toll-free: 877-533-3600 or e-mail, Registration forms are on-line at or in the attachment.


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