How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

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Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

Free access to assistive technology products

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Importance of Assistive Technology

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For many students with disabilities, assistive technology (AT) is critically important in removing barriers to mobility, communication, socialization, and learning. Legislation ensuring greater access to, and availability of, assistive technology.

Assistive Technology Engineering Design Cycle

Cycles of Learning

My "E ngineering for Social Good " class just completed a three-week design cycle leveraging the MakeyMakey in the 100% distance learning setting. Arduino Design Distance Learning Online Teaching

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. Assistive technology in special education can bring much-needed help to teachers who have students with disabilities or providing special education services. Implementing assistive technology cannot fix all the issues students may have but it can help students cope with their impairments and aid teachers in providing the best learning experience they can for all students.

5 Pieces Of Assistive Technology Which Can Help Pupils With Special Educational Needs.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology certainly has pros and cons. However, assistive technology (technology designed to support people with special educational needs and disabilities – SEND) has had many positive impacts which have been life-changing for some. Below I have listed 5 pieces of assistive technology which can help children with SEND: YouTube – if you have a child with a hearing impairment, most YouTube videos now have captions and subtitles.

Assistive Technology in Special Education

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In the 3rd edition of Assistive Technology in Special Education, author Joan Green helps readers navigate the complex topic with a straight forward, organized approach to understanding and effectively implementing AT. Book Reviews Special Needs assistive technology AT Carol Willard communication Joan L. Green learning differences literacy Prufrock Press special education

How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

How Assistive Technology Is Supporting Students Through the Pandemic

EdTech Magazine

Adjusting to a rigorous curriculum, learning new skills and understanding the nuances of classroom learning are just a few of the many pressures students face. Shifting to remote learning because of the pandemic also posed additional challenges for these students.

Keyboarding as assistive technology for blind students

eSchool News

Generally, when we think of edtech and students with disabilities, we think of assistive technology that helps individuals overcome challenges and provides access to areas of learning and independence. However, technology is not always designed with people of all abilities in mind, and even something as fundamental as learning to type can become a barrier to overcome without proper instruction and understanding of the diverse needs of students with disabilities.

Using assistive technology district-wide to improve reading achievement

eSchool News

Assistive technology teachers working at schools in the Fairfax County, VA school district–one of the largest in the United States–are finding that the use of audiobooks is improving access to grade-level content while also developing the love of reading that motivates many students to continue improving.

A Helping Hand: Assistive Technology Tools for Writing

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Besides tools that can help students with cryptomnesia, there are also tools that offer benefits to students with dyslexia and dysgraphia, since they are considered to be among the most common learning challenges nowadays. Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning. 11 Resources to Blend Technology and Special Needs. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential

EdTech Magazine

6 Assistive Technologies That Can Help Students Reach Their Full Potential. As the number of these students continues to grow, teachers and educators are increasingly turning to assistive technologies to help students across all ranges of ability learn more effectively and reach their full potential. . Assistive technologies can meet the needs of students at all grade and skill levels. Gamification Offers an Alternative Approach to Learning.

3 Ways Assistive Technology Supports Students with Disabilities

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Classroom Digital Content Personalized Learning SoftwareBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to tools from tech giants such as Microsoft, students with disabilities are flourishing.

Using Assistive Technology for Your Struggling Readers

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Eighty-five percent of what we learn we learn is by listening and students can listen and comprehend two grade levels above their reading levels. Assistive technology, especially audiobooks, provide both multisensory reading and writing experiences and enhance word recognition. Struggling readers themselves, Gavin and Marley, embraced an opportunity from Blackaby to become assistive technology leaders and trainers in their district.

Planning for Transition and Assistive Technology

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Join us to see how to prepare students with new assistive technology tools and organizational techniques for transition planning, as students move from high school to post-secondary education, vocational training, employment, adult services, independent living, or community participation.

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. Today, assistive technology can help students with certain disabilities learn more effectively. Text-To-Speech Assistive Tools. With the advances in speech synthesis, TTS technology is more accurate and lifelike than ever.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Using Assistive Technology to Empower Students with Disabilities

EdTech Magazine

When the Academy of Whole Learning, a K–12 private school in Minnesota for students with autism spectrum disorder and individual learning needs, introduced virtual reality technology in their classrooms, students could not contain their excitement.

Assistive Technology with MakeyMakey

Cycles of Learning

As the video so clearly demonstrates, the MakeyMakey is an engaging piece of technology with incredible potential as a tool for budding inventors. This has implementation has always inspired me and it has always been my intention to flow from a game design invention cycle in a typical Day 1 of camp, to an invention cycle where campers use MakeyMakey to design assistive technology for individuals with physical disabilities in Day 2.

3 Ways Assistive Technology is Helping Students with Dyslexia

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Dyslexia is Less of a Challenge Than it Once was Thanks to These Technological Advances It’s a number that tends to jumps out at you: one in every five students has dyslexia. That means. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

A FAMILY OF DYSLEXICS TRANSFORM ED THROUGH STRUCTURED LITERACY AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

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It wasn’t until Eric Price, assistant principal at West Jordan Middle School in Utah, realized his daughter had dyslexia that he identified dyslexia as the cause of his own struggles. Now in seventh grade, she sees a structured literacy tutor weekly, is taking all honors classes, and is getting straight As with appropriate accommodations (mostly technology). Thanks to blended learning for structured literacy intervention, he’s now at or about benchmark in every area.

Assistive Technology Course Using Arduino & MakeyMakey: From Design to Delivery

Cycles of Learning

See the two videos below to learn more about the intricacies and development of the MakeyMakey. The ability to repurpose everyday objects to interact differently with a keyboard, as well as the ability to program and interact with a myriad of different online modules using physical, tactile objects, opens up a world of possibilities for creating Assistive Technology. curiosity Design Inquiry Robotics STEM Technology

Think "Out of the Box" Assistive Technology #SXSWedu

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Differentiation techniques for sped or GT students work with ALL kids; when you learn methods to use with students who have special learning needs, you learn how to best teach all children. It promotes continuous learning. Microsoft has been working with Kinect technology and autistic students. Technology removes barriers and helps them interact with the world. Renzuli was recently acquired by Compass Learning.

4 Important Google Docs Accessibility Features for Students with Visual Impairment

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Several teachers overlook Google Docs accessibility features thus missing out on important learning and teaching possibilities for their students. Assistive technology google docs

Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049

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The post Google Accessibility Tools to Reach ALL Learners – SULS049 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Accessibility is and should be a huge topic of discussion across multiple industries but especially in learning. Join our FREE Shake Up Learning Facebook group.

How to Enable Closed Captions for Almost Any Video on the Web!

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How to make resources more accessible for struggling readers

Ditch That Textbook

I’m a huge fan of creating custom resources for student learning. Ed Tech accessible text assistive technology disabilities edtech educational technology struggling readersWe, as teachers, know exactly what our students need much better than a textbook company hundreds or thousands of miles away. For me, that often came in the form of Google Docs with information my students were responsible for and a website for pointing students [.].

Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool – SULS080

Shake Up Learning

The post Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool – SULS080 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Flipgrid has become the go-to remote learning tool for teachers! Watch this quick video to learn how! Flipgrid: The Go-To Remote Learning Tool.

Can audiobooks be the great equalizer for students with learning differences?

eSchool News

Low reading ability is a major contributor to learning inequality in our schools. An estimated 26 million students have learning differences, including tens of thousands of students with dyslexia, a neurological condition that affects reading and related language-based processing skills. Unless educators can find new approaches to deliver reading instruction and personalize learning environments for these frustrated learners, many will fail. The power of technology.

Tobii Dynavox launches Boardmaker 7 – the new platform for special education

eSchool News

Tobii Dynavox, the global leader in assistive technology for communication, today announced the new generation of its special education platform Boardmaker. Over many years, we have made large investments based on the latest technology and customer feedback to build Boardmaker 7.