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Assistive technology is designed to reduce barriers to learning for students with a variety of special needs and challenges. We've put together a collection of resources that we hope will help!
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Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners
Five Fab iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia BY JAYNE CLARE · DECEMBER 8, 2014 · READING APPS, SPECIAL NEEDS, TEACHER TOOLS, TWA PICKS
Help all students reach their learning goals with this roundup of resources.
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Assistive technology resources for parents and educators.
Assistive Tech Innovations: 14 New Apps & Other Tools. Great list of apps to support learners of all types.
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ModMath app for dyslexia and dysgraphia
Mod Math Ipad App made for dysgraphic dyslexic kids can even email assignment to teacher from app
tested briefly and looks good ModMath ($0.00) lets you type math problems right onto the screen of an iPad rather than write them out long-hand. Solve the problems and print or e-mail the assignments all without ever picking up a pencil. Virtual piece of graph paper where students can set up math problems in a format that’s easily legible. • addition, subtraction, multiplication & division as well as fractions & equations. • Print out the work pages or e-mail them directly to the teacher.
Mod Math app helps students with #ADHD #Dysgraphia #LD line up math problems clearly for better calculation success.
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7 iPad Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia - These apps are designed to help students with dyslexia develop literacy skills at a manageable pace.
As requested by one of our members, here is a list of apps designed to help people with dyslexia. Each app's description states whether it is available on Apple or Android (or both). http://mashable.com/2014/07/28/apps-for-dyslexia/
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7 iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia
8 Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexic Students (That Benefit ALL Students) #education
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The Classroom Dyslexia Friendly Infographic presents 8 tips that teachers can implement to better accommodate the learning needs of the dyslexic students
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8 Classroom Accommodations for Dyslexic Students (and all students) via Reading Horizons #UDL #SPED #ELA
Down Syndrome App list
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Apps for Speech Therapy, Functional Skills, and more!
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Panda Speech: Down Syndrome Awareness Month App list
Maurice Elias gives 8 suggestions on how to become a socially inclusive school.
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Dr. Maurice Elias offers up eight suggestions for creating a school that is more socially inclusive of special education students.
n this blog post, psychology professor Maurice Elias shares ideas about how schools can become more inclusive of individuals with disabilities.
How to Become a Socially Inclusive School
Maurice Elias gives 8 ways that schools are working to be more inclusive. Read about these ideas and see which ones could work at your school.
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A Truly Socially Inclusive School Benefits Everyone | Edutopia
A Truly Socially Inclusive School Benefits Everyone
Five Minute Film Festival: The Power of Assistive Technology
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Assistive Technology Videos
Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Assistive Technology
See Edutopia's resource roundup for blogs, articles, and videos all about assistive technology.
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Edutopia:Assistive Technology Excellent web resource about AT!
George Lucas discusses how technology can transform lives and help all people to overcome barriers and reach their full potential.
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This article discusses how access-enhancing technology tools are not only useful for those with identified special needs; these tools can be a means of personalizing instruction for all learners.
This video tells the story of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who uses an eye-controlled camera to help her communicate in this profile from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
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COMMUNICATION This video tells the story of a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who uses an eye-controlled camera to help her communicate in this profile from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Lianna is a bright little girl with a lot to say. She has cerebral palsy, which affects her ability to move around independently as well as communicate with her voice. Lianna tried quite a few augmentative communication devices through the years and struggled to find an easy way to express her thoughts. Now a special eye-controlled camera attached to a computer gives Lianna the ability to let the world know what she is thinking.
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AT and UDL work together, but do not replace each other. For a better understanding on the two, check out this illustration from Maryland Learning Links.
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Process of Universal Design 1. Identify the application. 2. Define the universe. ￼￼3. Involve consumers. 4. Adopt guidelines or standards. 5. Apply guidelines or standards. 6. Plan for accommodations. 7. Train and support. 8. Evaluate.
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The Park Hill School District assistive technology team supports students who need a little extra help to communicate, see, work and learn in the classroom. This video follows two brothers who communicate using AT technology.
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What is the role of technology in UDL? Learn about it in this article.
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Careful classroom differentiation is no easy task, but the Teaching Channel provides five ways to achieve this (with videos) by using computer games, projects.
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From voice-activated software to customized laptops, see how tech is changing the way disabled students communicate, learn, and play.
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Assistive Technology: Enabling Dreams
Assistive technology, including speech-generation devices and joystick technology, makes it possible for students with physical and mobility challenges to participate more fully in class and school activities.
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Thanks to some ingenious assistive technology, this high school student played euphonium in his school's award-winning marching band from his wheelchair.
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The Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). The Center is designed to increase the capacity of families and providers to advocate for, acquire, and implement effective assistive and instructional technology (AT/IT) practices, devices, and services. Pinned By XLR
Center on Technology and Disability offers a vast collection of articles, webinars, archived professional development opportunities - Assistive and Instructional Technology Supporting Learners with Disabilities
Assistive Technology Makes a Difference for Lukas Bratcher Thanks to some ingenious assistive technology, this high school student didn't let a birth condition stifle his passion for music. He played euphonium in his school's award-winning marching band from his wheelchair. pinned by LAP
Barney, a college student, discusses how he has used various technology tools to help him overcome barriers caused by a learning disability.
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Leaping Over Walls: With Technology Integration, the Sky's the Limit--How assistive technologies helped one student break down the barriers of a learning disability.
Author Dana Reinecke discusses how technology can improve post-secondary outcomes for students with autism, increasing their access to jobs and education.
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How can technology help support the learning of students with autism? Check out this blog post from Edutopia: http://ow.ly/niU40 #education #edtech
Technology as an Educational Tool for Students with Autism
Teachers and parents from Lux Middle School, in Lincoln, Nebraska, talk about how technology can level the playing field for kids with special needs.
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Sara Ring discusses how AT helps visually impaired students thrive at one Brooklyn school.
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Teacher demonstrating tools for helping students with visual impairment
List of software available for blind students.
Out of Sight: Technology Helps Visually Impaired Students Thrive
See how assistive technology helps Albano Berberi, a blind computer science student and devoted gamer, to pursue his passions.