SSDVE Presents: Digital Tools and Instructional Strategies in the Online Classroom


Session Dates

Thursday December 10, 2020 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

The UDL framework ( focuses on providing multiple means of representation, action and expression, and engagement to reduce barriers and increase access to the curriculum for students with and without disabilities. Consider how to make the most of web-based tools, apps, and multimodal environments as you design online learning experiences. This training will highlight how digital tools along with instructional strategies can support students with disabilities with common challenges in the areas of academics, executive function, and learning behaviors/engagement in the online environment.


Participants will:

  • Identify policies and procedures for supporting students with disabilities in virtual environments, set forth by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Bureau of Special Education
  • Access and describe the educational resources provided by PaTTAN for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual environments
  • Display knowledge of evidence-based strategies and practices for use in the support of students with disabilities in virtual environments

Target Audience

General and Special Education Teachers, School Psychologist, Physical Therapist, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Behavior Specialist, Special Education Administrators, Principals, other administrators. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Sadie Hetrick, at 717-901-2273, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant, Dr. Sean Smith, Dr. Kavita Rao, Dr. David Bateman

Event Contact:


Sadie Hetrick

Content Contact:

Sara Frey

Additional Info

All sessions will be captioned.

The "SSDVE Presents:" series will offer future relevant sessions with varying topics to provide educators, service providers, and parents resources and supports for navigating education in virtual environments. Please check often for new sessions, which will be added soon.