Getting Started with Google Voice Typing

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Text-to-Speech That Actually Works I remember trying voice-to-text software in the late 1990s. Thankfully, voice-to-text software has come a long way since then. Google voice typing is incredibly accurate and fast enough to be used as a real.

Innovative Communication Techniques for Individuals with Autism

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The VIS uses technology to show visual symbols, maintain children’s attention, and provide compelling multimedia language instruction. Wearable technology, like the Apple Watch, allows for discrete support that is there whenever the individual needs it.

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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). Software. BrowsAloud software adds speech, reading, and translation facility to websites for people with not only dyslexia but other mild visual impairments. Software.

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education

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How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education. Assistive technology may be the best option. You may think of assistive technology as this niche thing … but inclusive is the hot topic right now,” said Bugaj. “If

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.

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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Technology Tools That Can Help Dyslexic Students

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TECHNOLOGY HELPS—BUT ONLY IF IT CAN BE USED. That’s why advances in technology have been invaluable to students who read and write slowly. But to fully maximize how technology can help students with learning differences, educators’ expectations may need to be shifted.

5 Tech Resources for the Blind or Visually Impaired

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Fortunately, there are low-to-no-cost technologies that provide support to the visually impaired and blind population. Fi ve technologies to support the visually impaired and legally blind. You can request assistance at any time of the day, from anywhere, and it will always be free.

Going Paperless Benefits Teachers, Students—and the Bottom Line

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Schools across the country are now opting for apps and other software as a replacement for traditional pen and paper. And as technology improves, so do the benefits for teachers, schools and, most importantly, students. Kami for Chrome —get the Google Chrome Extension.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Can the content be interpreted by assistive technologies? According to the Assistive Technology Industry Association , "[a]ssistive technology (AT) is any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with disabilities." On Google OS (Chromebooks), go to Settings > Advanced > Manage accessibility features.

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What’s New: New Tools for Schools

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Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM ( 3dbear.io/product/ The software takes advantage of Casio’s Natural Display technology for input and output of mathematical expressions. Teachers access the system using their regular school Google login account.

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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. Along the way he has amassed a wealth of knowledge that can help special ed teachers—indeed, all educators—incorporate 3D design and technology into their curriculum, with a meaningful impact on student learning. The same is true for software. “I

Building Teamwork and Perseverance in Early Elementary Students with Breakouts

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As a technology integrationist for Batavia Public Schools, a district outside Chicago, Sutherland was excited to give the strategy a try. It’s very hard to not prompt the students and support them through,” said Jennifer Duffy, another technology integrationist for the district.