Assistive Technology

Assistive technology is an umbrella term that includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them
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10 ways to help kids with disabilities draw and write. Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources pinterest.com/sostherapy/.

10 ways to help kids with disabilities write and draw

Also thru this: Crayola "slick sticks". They write even with very light pressure. Or, breaking crayons in half will help children to use the tripod grasp. (Heard from an OT). 10 ways to help kids with disabilities draw and write

Eye Gaze Flip Frame-very cool product and I think you could DIY by using a stiff backing, some binding rings, and those slide/coin sheet protectors you can buy form office supply places

** Low Tech** Eye Gaze Flip Frame Communication purposes: information transfer, express wants and needs, and social etiquette. Communication competencies: social and linguistic.

Adaptive cooking utensils!!  Oh finally, I found a site that has great ideas for kids with bilateral or hand coordination issues.  Perfect for CP, MS and a host of other special needs as well.

As we kick off Meals here are some great adaptive cooking utensils! Oh finally, I found a site that has great ideas for kids with bilateral or hand coordination issues. Perfect for CP, MS and a host of other special needs as well.

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The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your District's AT Team

Assistive technology is one of the core strategies schools use to help with learning and attention issues. Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy. Here are some common examples.

8 Examples of Assistive Technology and Adaptive Tools

Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy. Assistive technology is one of the core strategies schools use to help with learning and attention issues. Here are some common examples.

Video about the process of considering assistive technology for students with disabilites

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Flip and Communicate Wrist Wrap

Flip and Communicate Wrist Wrap - handy to use out on the playground as an add-on to a primary aac system. Although this is not assistive technology I think it would be a wonderful tool to be made into assistive technology.

Assistive technology (AT) can be a huge help for kids with math issues like dyscalculia. Certain AT tools for math are common, like calculators and graph paper. But there are lots of other AT tools that can be used for math.

Assistive Technology for Math

Assistive technology (AT) can be a huge help for kids with math issues like dyscalculia. Certain AT tools for math are common, like calculators and graph paper. But there are lots of other AT tools that can be used for math.

Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes for children who are blind or have visual impairments. This course explores over 100 new solutions that can be used to adapt, create & modify a variety of learning materials in the classroom, at home, and in therapy. All in 5 minutes or less! Learn more at www.PerkinseLearning.org.

Creating Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes

Here are five different tips for Low Tech Assistive Technology.  Click through to see how you can use fidgets, quiet kits, bumpy seats, visual timers and adaptive scissors in the classroom to help students stay focused during learning.

Here are five different tips for Low Tech Assistive Technology. Click through to see how you can use fidgets, quiet kits, bumpy seats, visual timers and adaptive scissors in the classroom to help stu (Future Tech Student)

*The iSwitch is Bluetooth compatible with your Apple devices with a 3" activation surface. It also has two switch ports for additional wired switches. -Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

*The iSwitch is Bluetooth compatible with your Apple devices with a activation surface. It also has two switch ports for additional wired switches.

The Tactile Switch Set contains two wonderfully textured switches - one with vibration, one without. -Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

The Tactile Switch Set contains two wonderfully textured switches - one with vibration, one without.

The 7-Level Communication Builder is a self-contained communication device. It allows the user to record and play back 1, 2, 4, 8, or 16 different messages per level.

The Communication Builder is a self-contained communication device. It allows the user to record and play back or 16 different messages per level.

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