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4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion

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Some obstacles can be assisted with the support of technology. 4 Tips for using accessibility features to promote inclusion. The following tips provide strategies for using technology to create inclusive learning environments. Model technology use.

How to create accessible e-learning design

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In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else.

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You can access it through a web browser or free app for iPad. apps assistive technology context discourse graphic organizers language arts literacy narrative reading comprehension social pragmatics text structure vocabulary

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Read and Write for Google

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Once the Chrome extension has been added, within your Google Documents a toolbar is accessible that provides text-to-speech (so, for any document provided to students by the teacher, or as an editing tool), text prediction, picture and text dictionaries, highlighting and more.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Plus, the students who struggled with attention didn't miss out on any information since they could access the content through the voice-over, the visuals in the video, and the text in the captions. It's also crucial that when you introduce a new digital learning tool into your classroom, you make sure it will be accessible to your students. The definition of "easy" will depend on the target age. Can the learner access the content in various ways?

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ASHA 2013 Update- from a Techie Point of View!

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Many visitors to the booth reported that the site is definitely something they have been looking for- a "Google for therapy apps." Additionally, WiFi was in my experience generally accessible in conference rooms, and free to boot! ASHA 2013 in Chicago is in the books.

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Immersive Reader: A powerful tool to support schoolwide literacy

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Microsoft Accessibility And Assistive Technologies For Education: A Total Economic Impact Analysis. technology

Change the Game: Using Minecraft to Teach Students with Autism

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And while I love LEGOs, Minecraft is definitely easier to build in scale and clean up, not to mention less likely to hurt your foot in a misstep. Minecraft, Autism and 21st Century Learning I was unaware of this early on, but eventually discovered that I wasn’t the only one who found Minecraft useful as an assistive technology for people with autism. Education Technology Personalized Learning Technology Tips 21st Century Skills Game-Based Learning

Research to Better Support Your Students with Reading Disabilities

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A fundamental problem in identifying individuals with dyslexia is that existing operational definitions of reading disability produce unstable phenotypes-meaning someone could be identified as having a reading disability during one test, but not during a second test.

Georgia program for children with disabilities: ‘Separate and unequal’ education?

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They are often placed in separate classrooms within public schools and spend large numbers of hours on computers using technology that is not aligned with their specific needs. Related: Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands.

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pinch, swipe, tap, etc), it allows users an abundance of options to interact w/ their text, such as: highlighting, definitions, adding words to a dictionary, bookmarking, and more. AssistiveTek “This is a fantastic product and one of the best, if not the best, in the Text to Speech category of assistive technology products.” – Disabled World “Voice Dream provides excellent control over both the written and spoken versions of the text.