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Equip • Engage • Empower

Every day, learning is taking place across barriers once thought to be insurmountable. For the 15th anniversary of OETC, join more than 6,000 attendees to explore the endless possibilities that distance learning and alternative learning models provide. Attendees will come together to teach and learn about new ways to equip, engage, and empower learners and educators across the state and beyond!


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Tuesday, February 12 • 10:45am - 11:30am
An Orientation to Text-to-Speech (TTS) Technology

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TTS systems allow the user to read text on a computer and adjust various parameters such as the rate at which the text is spoken, the voice. We will discuss why they are becoming a standard tool in the educator's toolbox, what they have to offer for students with disabilities and why you should use them.

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Abdirahim Abdi

ATTC Coordinator, Ohio State University
Abdirahim Abdi graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree in Computer Science, minor in Linguistics. As a student technician for the Office for Disability Services (ODS) during his undergraduate years, upon graduation, he was offered and accepted the position of Assistive-Technology Coordinator at ODS. He is now responsible for overseeing the adaptive and assistive technologies offered by ODS, currently available to students with... Read More →


Tuesday February 12, 2013 10:45am - 11:30am
E160 400 N. High Street Columbus, OH 43215 USA

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