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Assistive Technology Team

EASTCONN's Assistive Technology Team brings together the expertise of professionals representing the disciplines of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and special education.  

Carol  L. Magliocco, Ph.D., P.T., ATP, CAPS

cmag_small.jpgDr. Magliocco received her doctorate in special education from the University of Connecticut in 2001. Since that time, she has served as EASTCONN’s Coordinator of Assistive Technology. Dr. Magliocco provides a range of services to school districts including student assessment, consultation, professional development, and assisting districts to integrate the use of assistive technology into the general education classroom and curriculum. Prior to joining EASTCONN, Dr Magliocco worked in the University of Connecticut’s Assistive Technology Training Center, providing statewide training for the Connecticut Tech Act and serving as an instructor for graduate coursework in assistive technology. Dr. Magliocco's email is first initial then last name: cmagliocco@eastconn.org

Amy T. Norton, M.Ed, ATP, CAPS

amynorton2011w.png Ms. Norton is an Assistive Technology Specialist at EASTCONN and provides a wide range of services to school districts including student assessment, consultation, professional development, and assisting districts to integrate the use of assistive technology into the general education classroom and curriculum. Before coming to EASTCONN, Ms. Norton was an Assistive Technology Specialist at the NEAT Center at Oak Hill in Hartford where she provided evaluation, consultation, and training services on assistive technology for individuals with disabilities across the lifespan. Previously, Ms. Norton was a consultant at the State Education Resource Center (SERC) where she coordinated the Technology in Education Initiative and provided training, consultation, and technical assistance to school districts throughout the state. Ms. Norton's email is first initial then last name: anorton@eastconn.org    

Stacey B. Fulton, OTR/L, ATP

stacey_smallw.pngMs. Fulton is a Registered, Licensed Occupational Therapist in the state of Connecticut as well as an Assistive Technology Professional. She received her undergraduate degree from Eastern Connecticut State University and a Certificate in Occupational Therapy from Quinnipiac University. Before coming to EASTCONN, Ms. Fulton worked as an Occupational Therapist in Schools for 23 years. For the past 10 years she has served as a leader of a public school district’s AT Team, providing training and performing student assessments within the district. Ms. Fulton participated in the CT State AT Cadre Training and presented at statewide conferences on the experiences of leading a district AT Team. Ms. Fulton's email is first initial then last name: sfulton@eastconn.org

 

Ann Bedard, M.S., CCC-SLP 

annbedardedserv.pngAnn Bedard is a Speech-Language Pathologist and Assistive Technology Specialist on the EASTCONN AT Team and has been working with students with disabilities for over 7 years. She provides a wide range of AT services to school districts including assessment, consultation, and professional development. Prior to working with the AT Team, Ann worked in the EASTCONN Related Services Group as a school-based SLP where she provided interventions for students with a variety of speech and language disorders including students using AAC. Ann has also concurrently worked in the home setting to deliver speech-language services through EASTCONN’s Birth-to-Three program. She received her Bachelor’s degree from UConn and Master of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University. While pursuing her graduate degree, Ann worked in the Center for Adaptive Technology where university students utilized AT. Her experience working with individuals with disabilities from birth through post-secondary education has provided Ann with a uniquely beneficial perspective. She is a certified trainer in both TouchChat and Proloquo2go. Ann has given numerous presentations on topics such as AAC from Low to High-Tech, Apps for Speech Therapy, Apps for Academics, Visual Strategies to Support Communication and Learning, and Assisting Transitioning Students with Technology. Ms. Bedard's email is first initial then last name: abedard@eastconn.org