Mobile Tech Resources for People with Aphasia

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Click to Download from Google Drive! apps assistive technologyJune is Aphasia Awareness Month!

iPad Essentials: Speak Screen and Speech Options in iOS 8

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Many people are not aware of the many assistive technology (and engagement-enhancing) features that are built into the brain of the iPad--iOS, its operating system. Be aware that the voice, if downloaded, takes up 869 MB on your device.

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Notes adds simple but powerful tools in iOS 9

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apps assistive technology consultation visual teachingThe new operating system for iOS devices, iOS 9, came out several weeks ago.

Summer Reading, Part 2

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So, since my technology was failing me, or I was failing within it, I bought a Kindle. assistive technology executive function professional development reading comprehension

Add Custom Keyboards to your iPad in iOS 8

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With iOS 8, keyboards are searchable and downloadable from the App Store. assistive technology ipad essentials iOS 8, among other enhancements, brought the ability to add 3rd party keyboards to the operating system.

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Read Works Provides Access to Handy Text Passages

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The website is iPad-friendly, so you can activate Speak Screen while using a passage to have it read aloud , or download and "Open In." assistive technology curriculum connections discourse graphic organizers HS later elementary MS reading comprehension sentence formulation text structure

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Free Webinar: Options for eText: Facilitating Access and Comprehension Through Electronic Text

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If you join their community, you'll also be able to download handouts and receive other resources. This webinar will be especially relevant for general and special education teachers, related service providers (SLP, OT), technology specialists, and administrators. assistive technology professional development reading comprehension UDL

How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

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Schultz has taken a career in building special needs software and games for people who are blind or have low vision into ObjectiveEd, a new endeavor at a time when investor interest in educational tools and investor interest in assistive technology are apparently on the rise.

5 Ways EdTech Helps Students with Special Needs in the Classroom

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Special ed teachers rely on assistive learning devices to address the needs of student challenges. Referred to as assistive technology (AT), these devices are often decidedly low tech. Pencil grips, adapted paper and spelling aids all assist with writing.

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Building an Effective EdTech Strategy - Bring together workload, collaboration, and education

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Collaboration underpins the most successful technology companies. The lessons that ViewSonic learns from supplying technology to the corporate sector, and to education sectors across the world, are applied to what we do in the UK.

8 Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Technology Department

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Here’s what he came up with: Handling the technology needs of a public school system can be a daunting task at times. Online testing, BYOD, 1:1 computing, and assistive technology are only a handful of the variety of technical challenges that flow through the department every day.

Terrie Noland of Learning Ally Talks About Supporting Dyslexic Students in Your School

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Empowering Struggling Readers also provides insight on assistive technology, accommodations, and overall solutions to foster academic success and a love of reading in students.

Blog Awareness Month: Night Light Stories

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Chris, an Assistive Technology Specialist and SLP, and his wife Melissa, a classroom teacher, have created this blog and podcast featuring original stories "that light up the imagination of kids of all ages." We often hear the question from parents: What can I do to help my child at home? I try to keep a list of resources I can tell parents about, and here''s one for you: Chris and Melissa Bugaj''s Night Light Stories.

i Speech Select and Speak Extension

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Select and Speak Google Chrome extension by i Speech is really good for assisted technology for anyone who needs text on the web read to them. Click Here to download. Students can access it from home for assisting them in read at home.

Mobile Learning Experience 2012 - April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona

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Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? Download and share the invitation to Mobile Learning Experience 2012. Cross Post From Tony Vincent''s Learning in Hand Interested in iPad, iPod touch, tablets, netbooks, laptops, phones, apps, podcasting, Android, iOS, and web-based tools? Want to connect with other educators and learn from their successes and challenges? Then join me for Mobile Learning Experience 2012 April 11-13 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Thingiverse: Discover, Make, And Share 3D Printer Designs

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October 29, 2015 — MakerBot Thingiverse, the world’s largest 3D design community, reached a landmark one million uploads and 200 million downloads on its platform. million downloads per month. Technology 3d printingThingiverse: Discover, Make, And Share 3D Printer Designs.

With 3D Technology, Special Education Students Can Focus on Content—Not Access

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That was the confounding question assistive technology specialist Neal McKenzie faced a year and a half ago from one of the 100-plus visually impaired students he helps in the classrooms of Northern California’s Sonoma County. He downloaded an ox file from Thingiverse , a vast library of 3D designs for physical objects, fired up the printer and, five hours later, had a 3” x 4” plastic ox that he handed to his student. “As “What’s an ox?”

What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. Britannica Insights is available for free download and works with major search engines – Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others – on the Chrome browser.

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What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books?

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And print-disabled users can use assistive technologies to read scanned books that might otherwise be difficult if not impossible to find in accessible formats. And while Google vastly improved its scanning technology as the project went along, it wasn’t ultimately able to resolve a persistent cultural challenge: how to balance copyright and fair use and keep everybody—authors, publishers, scholars, librarians—satisfied.