6 Cases of Interactive Digital Whiteboards as an Assistive Technology in Special Education

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Quick Take: Learn about assistive technology in special education. Get examples of how interactive digital whiteboards can aid students with impairments and disabilities. Assistive technologies like interactive digital whiteboards (IDW) fall under educational accommodations.

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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Cases of cryptomnesia are not rare, and there are a number of examples among well-known people including Helen Keller, Friedrich Nietzsche, Robert Louis Stevenson, and George Harrison. Take, for example, the curious case of Vladimir Nabokov and his novel Lolita.

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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.

Assistive Technology with MakeyMakey

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The below video provides more information about the MakeyMakey along with specific examples. As the video so clearly demonstrates, the MakeyMakey is an engaging piece of technology with incredible potential as a tool for budding inventors. curiosity maker Science Camp STEM Technology

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

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(TNS) — Fueled by technological advances, changing state policies, and a continued push from advocates, ed-tech companies and researchers are crafting new tools and strategies to better serve students with disabilities. As a technology lover who is blind, Luis F.

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Book Review- The Practical (and fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools: Building or Improving Your District’s AT Team

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Chris Bugaj and his colleague Sally Norton-Darr have penned an informative (and indeed, fun to read) guide to the role of Assistive Technology (AT) and its practitioners in the school setting. Where to look to learn more about Assistive Technology.

Top 10 K–12 Educational Technology Trends

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3 Wearable Technology —Wearable technology is an up-and-coming trend in edtech. Wearable technology covers a wide range of items—from assistive technology for students with disabilities to devices to encourage motivation and participation.

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Some TED Talks of interest to SLPs and Language Folks

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TED Talks have long been one of my favorite ways to take in some new info- these short (varying from 5-20 min) presentation recordings are created at Technology-Entertainment (the E should be Education for as much as these talks address that area)-Design conferences around the world and feature leading researchers and creative people speaking on important topics. TED Talks are naturally facilitated by technology as they are available on YouTube and the free TED app.

Notes adds simple but powerful tools in iOS 9

SpeechTechie

As an example, I recently observed a student I work with who is struggling in math class, particularly with the word problems presented at the beginning of each period. apps assistive technology consultation visual teaching

What does an image lead to.?

SpeechTechie

This past year I was involved with a productive assistive technology and language consultation regarding a student who LOVED to be in all of his classes.

Visuals and Movement are Key to Science-based Language

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This is how I found this great explanation of models of light , which frankly we were both struggling with based on the examples in the student's textbook. assistive technology association context curriculum connections discourse HS MS narrative text structure videos visual teaching

Identify tools, strategies to reduce cognitive load associated with notetaking

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A student with ADHD, for example, may complain, “It’s taking all my brain power just to stay focused, I don’t have the energy left for taking notes,” explained Shelley Haven , assistive technology consultant. More… Uncategorized assistive tech assistive technology AT ed tech edtech education technology Educational technology

Take a "Peek!"

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What are some examples of _? apps assistive technology categories consultation curriculum connections description vocabulary word retrieval A good chunk of our work as SLPs is based on questioning students in some manner. What does that word mean? What are the parts of a _?

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Travels, Design and Gestures

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Let''s look at a couple more examples of this trend towards minimalist design, both of which are currently iPhone-only but will run on your big screen, and also relate to skills and concepts that can be targeted in language therapy. February has been busy.

ASHA 2013 Update- from a Techie Point of View!

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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. You can see some examples on her Pinterest boards. ASHA 2013 in Chicago is in the books.

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ESSA Plans: How Are States Improving Technology in the Classroom?

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Here at the Center for Digital Education, many IT vendors have expressed interest in understanding the prospective technology procurement activities summarized in the recently published ESSA plans. They include discussions of self-selected accountability measures, state-specific education standards and prospective plans for information technology procurement. Technology Trends. In analyzing these plans we found three noteworthy technology-related trends.

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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. The following tips provide strategies for using technology to create inclusive learning environments. Read more: 6 Awesome examples of EdTech for the visually impaired student. Model technology use.

Learning technology once reserved for special needs students is now in everyone’s hands. Can teachers figure out how best to use it?

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“A lot of people worry that technology will take the place of the teacher, but I think it’s exactly the opposite,” said math teacher Kaswell. Kaswell’s class is known as the STEAM lab, for science, technology, engineering, arts and math.

Educators Want More Mobile Technologies for Classroom Use, Better PD

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The SpedApps project , created by the Research Center for Educational Technology at Kent State University in Ohio, also features a website that reviews apps developed to reach special education students, as well as two apps created by researchers working on the initiative.

Top Tech Tools for Kids Who Struggle to Read and Write

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So Brian, when someone is struggling, and you’re trying to use technology… Let’s talk about some of your favorite tools. With today’s technology, everything we’re working with is being done in the browser – usually the Chrome browser – and so there are some really great tools.

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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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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

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provide assistive technology (such as a calculator, text-to-speech tools, and electronic dictionaries). HumanWare offers assistive technology for people who are blind or have low vision. For example, users can convert text to audio files, making them available anywhere.

Going Paperless Benefits Teachers, Students—and the Bottom Line

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And as technology improves, so do the benefits for teachers, schools and, most importantly, students. The process of printing documents, making copies and distributing them to students is a perfect example.

Assessments Become More Accessible With Speech Synthesis—and an Almost Human Voice

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These are exciting times in the world of assistive learning technology. Speech synthesis in particular is benefiting from deep learning technologies, which are used to generate speech that sounds like a human voice. These are exciting times in the world of assistive learning technology. EdSurge spoke with Häkkinen about the impact of new speech synthesis technologies on student assessments, and how his company is making the most of them.

How Automated Speech Recognition Could Change Studying Forever

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The real issue is that the teaching and learning process in class is not engaging students via technology that is an integral part of their lives. “My The classroom, where the actual learning takes place, was surprisingly void of impactful technologies.

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FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

FETC 2020: How Flexible Classrooms Can Support Learning for All

EdTech Magazine

Think about innovations and technology features such as touch screens, predictive text, flexible seating and voice dictation. . Occupational therapists in special education were among the first to use flexible seating for students with disabilities, Christopher Bugaj, the assistive technology specialist for Loudon County (Va.) Public Schools, noted Thursday during a presentation at the 2020 Future of Education Technology Conference in Miami.

5 Meaningful Ways to Leverage the "MakeyMakey" in Your Teaching

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Click here for an example of a MakeyMakey based Assistive Technology project I implemented in my classroom last school year. #2: Click here for an playlist of examples from my recent Science Camp. #4: ​​ Chemistry maker Science Camp STEM Technology