Book Review: The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education

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I usually point people in the direction of the collaborative SLP Apps List (top of my blog), but from now on I am also going to be recommending Joan Green''s The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education as a great resource book for those starting out with iPads (or other technology) for clinical use. adults books consultation UDL

How to vet edtech tools to promote success at school for all learners

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We can begin by scrutinizing our learners’ technology tools and platforms from the lens of inclusion. In this blog, I share the basic fundamentals for vetting technology tools and clarify how each accommodation supports different types of learners. .

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Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning

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High school senior at Newton North High School in Newton, MA, Yishai Barth, feels strongly about the importance of Universal Design Language (UDL). I have dictated every word I have ever written, either to a scribe, or to dictation software. As with so many things, to a certain extent it should be a case of ‘technology to the rescue’! However technology’s effectiveness is always subject to the applicability of its design principles to any particular user.

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." A truly inclusive classroom goes beyond accessibility and adheres to Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

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