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St. David School Successfully Collaborates as a Interdisciplinary Team

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picture: right to left - Tara Theriault, St. David School Child and Youth Worker, Jennifer Connelly, Sudbury Catholic Schools Assistive Technology Teacher, and Stephanie Taus, St. David School Educational Assistant

January 19, 2012 - St. David School staff collaboratively works as a team with support from school board personal, Jennifer Connelly, assistive technology teacher, on using assistive technology to support student achievement. The school teachers, principal, educational assistants, secretary and child and youth worker all attended an in-service on a new exciting computer program called Word Q. Word Q helps students develop confidence, improve productivity, increase self-esteem and foster a spirit of inclusion. The program assists by predicting words and providing speech feedback that allows students to hear their mistakes. "I appreciate its simplicity", said Nancy Costanzi, resource teacher at St. David Catholic School and new WordQ expert.

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