Facilitators

Jennifer Edge-Savage, MS, OTR/L (@JenniferSavedge)

Jennifer Edge-Savage. President SavEDgeTECH

Jennifer is an Occupational Therapist and National Educational and Assistive Technology Consultant. She has been working in the field of AT for nearly 25 years, co-founding the SSEC Center for Assistive Technology in Hingham MA, exploring the corporate side of AT implementation and product development as the Director of Implementation Services for Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools, and providing Assistive Technology consulting services through her active private practice in MA, SavEDgeTech Consulting. She is currently an Assistive Technology Consultant with Saltillo, supporting AAC in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She has experience in both local and state-wide technology integration initiatives, writing and instructing Statewide Assistive Technology Grants in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. She is the former Director of the Graduate Program in Assistive Technology at Simmons University and continues to instruct courses in AT and UDL for Masters Level Teacher Preparation Programs. She is a Past-President of the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE)  Inclusive Learning Network. She has a passion for Online Learning and Professional Development and is delighted to once again be working with Mike Marotta to Spread the Word about AT and UDL!


Mike Marotta, ATP (@mmatp)

Mike Marotta, RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional; President, Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC

Mike is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional, and Inclusive Technology Evangelist, who has been providing direct services to individuals with all disabilities for almost 30 years. Mike is the 2017 ISTE Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator. Mike is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter who was previously a trainer for California State University at Northridge (CSUN), providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. In addition, Mike is an adjunct professor at Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ) where he teaches Masters level educators in Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning. Mike is the Director of the Richard West Assistive Technology Advocacy Center at Disability Rights New Jersey and serves on the CAST Accessible Educational Materials Advisory Board. Mike is also the founder of EdcampAccess NJ and co-moderator of the weekly #ATchat Twitter chat.

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