Elisa Wern is an Occupational Therapist, with a Master’s degree in Special Education, and RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) with over 20 years of experience in pediatric therapy. She presents at a variety of state and national conferences including regional trainings, CEC, PATINS A2E, ATIA, OTAP/ECHO TIES Project, CATE, and AAC in the Cloud. She receives a salary as the Local Assistive Technology Specialist for Alachua County Schools in Gainesville, Florida, where she coordinates AT services for the district, and serves as the Lead Occupational Therapist. In her spare work time she has a private practice, AT & OT Consulting and Coaching, supporting students and families primarily through teletherapy evaluations, consultations, and interventions. Through this practice she receives payment for therapy and assistive technology services as well as honorariums for some presentations. She also volunteers for AT Makers coordinating the Intellikeys Project. She is the co-author of a chapter with Sarah Gregory, in the upcoming publication, Fundamentals of AAC: A Case-Based Approach to Enhancing Communication, for which they receive no compensation. She shares ideas and resources on Twitter @wernedat.
Design the SETTing with Tech and Techniques (Friday, April 1st, 3:15-4:15pm ET)