15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities

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15 Assistive Technology Tools & Resources For Students With Disabilities. One tool to help students with disabilities even in the face of a special education teacher shortage is assistive technology. Text-To-Speech Assistive Tools. Assistive Listening Systems.

Students Reflect on Being edWeb Presenters

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In a recent edWebinar, Turn Struggling Readers Into Leaders Using Assistive Technology , Gavin and Marley, two middle school students, along with dyslexia specialist Dana Blackaby, presented on their use of assistive technology that helps struggling readers.

Innovative Communication Techniques for Individuals with Autism

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However, using visual scene displays instead, which give context to objects or events and are more realistic, can be a better way to teach certain children. “We Wearable technology, like the Apple Watch, allows for discrete support that is there whenever the individual needs it.

mARch: Augmenting with Aurasma, Part 1.

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It sure is a fun way to prompt retelling and understanding of an initiating event in a narrative. apps assistive technology association augmented reality books Common Core context curriculum connections FIVES images story grammar

Travels, Design and Gestures

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This turn of events was a little crappy, but at least I got some good steaks in Chicago while I killed time, and it was also excellent to be at the STPC, where Sarah Ward, Maryellen Moreau and of course Michelle Garcia Winner also presented! February has been busy.

ASHA 2013 Update- from a Techie Point of View!

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It was great traveling to one of my favorite cities for this event. Giving credit where credit is due ( especially since this is something I whined about two years ago ), ASHA has made good steps in helpful infusion of technology into the Convention.

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Top Webinars of 2016

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From integrating technology into school libraries, to special education, to coding and robotics, there was something for everyone this year. 14 Young Children and Technology: Warren Buckleitner Shares Expert Advice. # 16 Assistive Technology for Struggling Readers. #

3 Ways to Motivate and add Narrative Complexity to Writing through Emoji

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However, they can also serve as a visual support and scaffold for including the story grammar element of character response to events when students are writing personal or summary narratives.

How to create a dyslexia-friendly environment in your school

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Principals should make sure teachers get the training they need to use the assistive technology. “If View more edWeb.net events here.]. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80 percent of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia.

Libraries Ready to Code Beta Collection Release

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Among the resources, you will find: Middle school library and technology staff working with local nonprofits to identify needs of local businesses and nonprofits and enabling young library users to fill those needs through applied coding projects. technology

LRP launches Special Ed Tech eNewsletter!

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Schools are incorporating new technology into classrooms at breakneck speed. You can now turn to LRP’s Special Ed Tech eNewsletter to help you find ways to raise achievement for students with disabilities using emerging and assistive technologies. The stories and features in each monthly issue are devoted to a wide range of technology topics as they apply to special education.

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.

Marc Benioff Wants to Make Bay Area Schools ‘Best in Country’

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million goes to San Francisco Unified School District and Oakland Unified School District to fund principals’ innovative ideas, hiring computer science and math teachers, developing college and career guidance and buying assistive technology for special education. Barbara Lee, San Francisco Superintendent Richard Carranza and Oakland Superintendent Antwan Wilson attended the event with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business

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

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Excited about mobile technology for learning and teaching? If you''d like to get a feel for 2011''s conference, then read dozens of blog posts submitted during the event. 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?

Tips & Tools to Enhance Collaboration Between Tech & Curriculum

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District and school leaders talk about the need to bridge the gap between curriculum and educational technology, but often fall short of succeeding. The same is true when considering curriculum initiatives; technology is left out of the discussion.

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Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning

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Unlike most, my learning needs are clearly labelled; when I arrive at a college event or meeting my specific needs are immediately understood. As with so many things, to a certain extent it should be a case of ‘technology to the rescue’!

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University

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The agreement also calls for the university to perform an accessibility audit of its technology, hire or designate an official to coordinate access issues, and create a grievance process for “vision-related disability issues” for times when students feel an accommodation is not effective. Tim Ferebee, acting assistive technology coordinator at Northern Virginia Community College, says that he sees the same problem on his campus with math and science courseware.

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At Emoti-Con 2016, NYC Youth Present Innovative Ideas For the World—Including a Wheelchair Wallet

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I had the opportunity to participate in it through Mouse Design League , a group of high school students from around NYC that come together to design assistive technology. Throughout the year, I saw my teammates at Mouse Design League with Emoti-Con flash drive bracelets and shirts and I was awfully curious as to what the event is really about. Because this was my first year, I was pretty amazed by all the events planned.

Week of January 9, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The time of the events below will show up automatically in your own time zone when you are registered in LearnCentral and when you have chosen your time zone in your profile, or you can check the new event time converter on the event page. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. Steve Hargadon interviews Ira David Socol on education, reform, technology, and more.

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. At no cost, and for the first time, K-12 schools can now apply state-of-the-art facial recognition technology to better protect the school environment.

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Week of November 29, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The time of the events below will show up automatically in your own time zone when you are registered in LearnCentral and when you have chosen your time zone in your profile, or you can check the new event time converter on the event page. Event recordings are posted and available after the events if you aren''t able to attend them live. They will highlight the use of digital text and other assistive technologies.

“You can build upon [your] power by believing in yourself, your skills and the value these skills can bring to the education system and your students.” – Cynthia Gozzard, Canada

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In the last 18 months I’ve completed my Microsoft Certified Educator exam, OneNote Office Specialist, and a specialist qualification course – Technology in The Classroom (recognized in Ontario),” Gozzard tells us.