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.

Support Struggling Readers District Wide with Assistive Tech

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Two assistive technology teachers shared their experiences and recommendations during a recent edWebinar led by Terrie Noland, Vice President of Educator Initiatives at Learning Ally. A district-wide approach to assistive technology. About the Presenters.

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. About the Presenter.

The power of Translator and PowerPoint’s automatic captioning and translation (in over 60 languages)!

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Include : Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to inclusiveness and respect for diversity in the learning community. As librarians, we are committed to serving every child and respecting diversity across our learning community. This video shows the step-by-step for presenters.

How Early Intervention with Dyslexia Benefits Your Students and Your School

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Early intervention: it’s a common mantra for any student with learning difficulties, including dyslexia. In addition, school leaders should investigate and invest in learning tools that specifically address the challenges of dyslexia. About the Presenter.

Research to Better Support Your Students with Reading Disabilities

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Using assistive technology in the form of computer-based text-to-speech or human-recorded audiobooks can help students with reading problems sooner and more comprehensively. It is also not yet clear how much time should be spent on intervention versus using assistive technology.

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

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Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement & Initiatives at Learning Ally , was interviewed on Education Talk Radio for edWeb.net ‘s monthly show by program host Larry Jacobs along with Lisa Schmucki, edWeb founder. edWeb Blog dyslexia Learning Ally Reading Disabilities

Create a Dyslexia-Friendly Environment in Your School

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According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80% of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. In order to create a learning environment that feels safe, comfortable and empowering for students, schools need to adhere to basic guiding principles.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

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The participants: Large district: Dr. Daryl Diamond, Director of Innovative Learning, Broward County Public Schools, FL. How do you approach purchasing education technology tools? They not only look at how the product would fit with their learning standards and curriculum, but the product must also work within their LMS. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech? Then, learning goals drive the decision. About the Presenters.