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The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves | School Psychology Tech

The disruption of education: How technology is helping students teach themselves | School Psychology Tech | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
Mobile technology and social networks aren't just disruptive to existing industries like communications and media, they are also helping the change the way that students learn and how education is delivered both in North America and around the world.

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The Best iPad Apps for Blind and Low Vision Users-Training Workshop

The Best iPad Apps for Blind and Low Vision Users-Training Workshop | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Join us for this training on September 25, 2014 from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm. Learn hands-on about the best iPad apps for blind and low vision users for access to education and employment. See full description and register below.

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In this workshop you will learn about the best iPad apps for blind and low vision users, for access to education and employment. This will include magnification, High contrast, apps that emulate a CCTV, Apps for real-time OCR (optical character recognition) and text to speech, connection to a television with Apple TV to work as a CCTV, apps that provide access to scanned documents such as work materials or education materials to enlarge the font size and have it read out loud, using built-in accessibility such as zoom and voice over with several apps, Access to audiobooks, money identification, object and color identification, navigation and directions, access to email and phone calls/ contacts, and connecting to a refreshable Braille display for work at school and in business. Portable iPad stands and mounts will also be shown. Apps to benefit students in elementary through post-secondary grades will be shown as well as workplace and productivity apps for adults. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Free parking. Seating is limited, see flyer and register online here:


file:///C:/Users/Diana/Downloads/ipad-apps-workshop-2%20(1).pdf


A direct link to the registration form is here:

https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=6Y0Bg8s7YmrTgQcGMkUnAQ


To request an accessible or alternative format of this flyer or registration form, email Diana at dp.atspecialist@gmail.com or call 603-998-4980.

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Assistive Technology

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Create an Alternative Text Station for Students with Print Disabilities, including Blind and Dyslexic

Andrew Leibs at About. com Assistive Technology featuring Alyssa Marinaccio & Diana Petschauer from Assistive Technology for Education, LLC

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Schools must provide educational materials in accessible formats to any student with a print disability such as a visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning or physical disability that prevents a student from reading standard print.

There are many ways a school can go about this...

Read the article and contact assistivetechnologyforeducation.com to learn how to set up your own Alt Text Station!


Article: http://assistivetechnology.about.com/od/ATCAT3/qt/Create-An-Alternative-Text-Station-For-Print-Disabled-To-Access-Class-Materials.htm?nl=1


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Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7

Abilities Expo | Boston Event-Free! 9/5-9/7 | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
Abilities Expo is a CELEBRATION of what you CAN DO

Imagine everything you need, all under one roof! For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has been the go-to source for the Community of people with disabilities, their families, seniors, veterans and healthcare professionals. Every event opens your eyes to new technologies, new possibilities, new solutions and new opportunities to change your life. Where else can you discover ability-enhancing products and services, play a few adaptive sports, learn new dance moves, attend informative workshops and only scratch the surface of what Abilities Expo has to offer? Register for free today.

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Excellent event, info here:

http://www.abilitiesexpo.com/boston/index.html


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iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills & Language Development : Application & Implementation, Johns Hopkins Institute

iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills & Language Development : Application & Implementation, Johns Hopkins Institute | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

MATN 2014 Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Montgomery Campus- September 18, 2014

Assistive Technology for Education will be presenting: 

iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills & Language Development : Application & Implementation

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Diana Petschauer, M. Ed, ATP, CEO and Adam Bowker,  MS, CCC-SLP, AAC Specialist, from Assistive Technology for Education, LLC will be presenting this workshop: 

Come learn about the best educational apps to engage all young learners who are developing foundational literacy skills.
Bring your iPad or iPad mini to follow along as apps are demonstrated thoroughly, and realistic implementation strategies are discussed for individual and group instruction.
The educational apps that you will learn about include beginning writing skills (correct letter formation), phonics (phonetic spelling), beginning reading skills (direction, phonetics, sight words, interactive reading, interactive storytelling and creative story writing; social stories), rhyming, patterns, AAC (Augmentative Communication & Literacy), foundational math, telling time, counting, life cycles, nursery rhymes, taking turns and more!

Conference info at MATN website: http://marylandlearninglinks.org/matn


Assistive Technology for Education Website: http://assistivetechnologyforeducation.com/

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Fluency Tutor™ for Google - from Texthelp

Fluency Tutor™ for Google - from Texthelp | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Fluency Tutor is an application for Google Chrome which allows educators to assign reading passages to students via their Google Drive accounts. Teachers can pick reading passages based on content, lexile level or reading age and share with individual students or groups via Google Drive.

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See the video here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiFfrzTPBQE


Website and Info here:

http://www.fluencytutorforgoogle.com/

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EEIN: iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills (Pre-K & Kindergarten); Application & Implementation | Assistive Technology For Education, LLC

EEIN: iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills (Pre-K & Kindergarten); Application & Implementation | Assistive Technology For Education, LLC | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Come learn about the best educational apps to engage all learners who are developing foundational literacy skills!

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iPad Apps for Foundational Literacy Skills: Sponsored by EEIN (Early Education & Intervention Network of NH)

Come learn about the best educational apps to engage all learners who are developing foundational literacy skills. Bring your iPad or iPad mini to follow along as apps are demonstrated thoroughly, and realistic implementation strategies are discussed for individual and group instruction. iPad accessibility will also be demonstrated. The educational apps that you will learn about include beginning writing skills (correct letter formation), phonics (phonetic spelling), Beginning reading skills (direction, phonetics, sight words, interactive  reading, interactive storytelling and creative story writing; social stories), rhyming, patterns, foundational math, telling  time, counting, Life cycles, Nursery Rhymes, Taking turns and more! Some cause and effect apps will be shown as well.

Click Here for Information and Registration.

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The Case Against Assistive Technology - YouTube

A look at the assumptions stopping schools from using technology. A narrated version is available at http://www.donjohnston.com/thecase
Diana Petschauer's insight:

Great video and insight; Assistive Technology and

Educational Technology is supporting all students as well as adults, but certainly offering significant support to those who have disabilities, or are naturally losing abilities due to aging or injury. Assistive Technology levels the playing field, and makes things possible that were otherwise impossible, or makes things easier that were previously so difficult. It levels the playing field. More importantly, AT and Ed Tech are helping our students to access education and employment individually, successfully, and to Compete Globally in the workforce. It is simply absurd to keep students behind by withholding technology supports, and keep them from learning new skills or knowledge in the best possible and accessible format, or to keep them from reaching their peak potential. When they get into "the real world," they can choose any phone, any tablet, any computer, any technology to help them succeed, and compete against other students who are using technology daily to be employed, or even just to access their community and home. How are we supporting our students to be successful in the future? Hopefully not by telling them that technology is cheating or unfair, but rather seeing the potential it offers them. So many assistive technology options are low cost or free now as well, the old excuses and fears need to be left behind.

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Patricia Schachtner's curator insight, March 25, 11:18 AM

This video really helped to expand my understanding of the importance of AT in schools.

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Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup

Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Edutopia's Guide to Assistive Technology

Resources by Topic:
Getting Started
Finding Assistive Technology
Tips and Tools
Need-Specific Resources
Universal Design for Learning
Additional Resources on the Web





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A comprehensive article with many resources. Assistive Technology, often overlapping with educational technology, certainly is supporting ALL students universally in education, as well as adult individuals to access employment, the community, and daily living activities. High tech options or low tech options, modifications, and so many free and low cost options available for leveling the playing field and supporting access in all environments.

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Jaqueline Urania MoraesVarjao's curator insight, August 11, 2:20 PM

Absolutely fantastic resource! 

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Window-Eyes Screen Reader FREE- Offer for Users of Microsoft Office -Blind/ Low Vision/Print disabled

Window-Eyes Screen Reader FREE- Offer for Users of Microsoft Office -Blind/ Low Vision/Print disabled | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

GW Micro, in collaboration with Microsoft, is excited to provide people who are blind, visually impaired, or print disabled with a completely functional* and free license of GW Micro's Window-Eyes screen reader. Microsoft is offering customers who have a licensed** version of Office 2010 or later the ability to download Window-Eyes, a screen reader for Windows PCs, free of charge!

Diana Petschauer's insight:

This is quite an offer and a game changer in AT! For users who are currently using JAWS, Window Eyes is now a cost affordable option, with similar use and commands. Note: it is not yet compatible with Dragon speech recognition. Contact me for hands-on training, or training via

Live webinar to use Window Eyes. 

dp.atspecialist@gmail.com

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Here is a link for the downlaod:http://www.windoweyesforoffice.com/
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TacType — Touch-type on your iPad Keyboard

TacType — Touch-type on your iPad Keyboard | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
The TacType Keyboard turns the iPad virtual keyboard into a real keyboard with tactile feedback—without the drawbacks of a Bluetooth keyboard.
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Excellent For students and individuals who need the tactile feedback and guidance, and/ or those who have difficulty with resting their hands on the ipad screen.

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John A. Morris's curator insight, November 3, 2013 7:38 AM

Now Low Vision patients can have an additional communication tool  that doesn't require additional hardware.  Not bad for the rest of us too - one more thing we don't have to carry - keyboards.

Heather Peretz's curator insight, February 3, 12:45 PM

Great for individuals that need the tactile input of a keyboard when typing. 

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CanPlan App for iPhone & iPad-Schedule and Planning app with Photos and Audio & a reminder- FREE!

Simple Sequencing for Accomplishing tasks for those who need assistance with planning, scheduling, task management and completion. 

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CanPlan is a phenomenal App for Students and Adults who benefit from scheduling/accomplishing tasks with supportive pictures, instructions, and audio. In addition, set a reminder so it gets done! For students in school, the community, or at home, as well as aging adults who need this support...and it's currently FREE in the itunes store!

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Donna Farren's curator insight, September 12, 2013 7:49 AM

Wow this is great - wish their was an android version too!

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Teen's inexpensive 3D-printed prosthetic could aid amputees in the third world

Teen's inexpensive 3D-printed prosthetic could aid amputees in the third world | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Easton LaChappelle, a 17-year old high school student,

is developing an alternative to

advanced prosthetic arms and hands using freely available online resources...He started with Legos at a science fair and now is working with NASA!

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This is excellent, what a brilliant and well-meaning young man; this will make a significant difference in the lives of many. Awesome.

http://www.gizmag.com/easton-lachappelle-3d-printed-prosthetic/28685/?utm_source=Gizmag+Subscribers&utm_campaign=6128234b18-UA-2235360-4&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_65b67362bd-6128234b18-90865821

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Watch "The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty"-Phenomenal and Worth Watching!!!

Watch "The Myth of Average: Todd Rose at TEDxSonomaCounty"-Phenomenal and Worth Watching!!! | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

High School Dropout turned Harvard faculty talks about how a simple new way of thinking helps nurture individual potential. Designing for the Average reaches ZERO students and individuals, we need to personalize learning, adjust learning according to strengths and weaknesses, and Ban the

Average. Design to the Edges.

There are 1.2 million drop-outs in the US each year, at least 4% that are gifted intellectually, at Least 50,000 brilliant minds...

Diana Petschauer's insight:

This is an excellent Talk/Video and worth watching! Assistive Technology and Educational Technology can help personalize learning and create a flexible/ adjustable learning environment that nutures individual strengths/ skills/ knowledge and potential!

 

http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/The-Myth-of-Average-Todd-Rose-a

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Assistive Technology Blog: Story of Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities and Finding his Greatness – Introducing Dr. Christopher M. Lee.

Assistive Technology Blog: Story of Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities and Finding his Greatness – Introducing Dr. Christopher M. Lee. | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

 “With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” Wayne W. Dyer

Brilliant man with Dyslexia who continues to help others realize their intelligence and potential with assistive technology- excellent article and video. Such truth in the video.

Diana Petschauer's insight:

This great humanitarian story was written by Debra Ruh of Ruh Global Communications LLC. Debra is a seasoned entrepreneur that focuses on Global Disability Inclusion, ICT Accessibility, EmployAbility, Marketing and Communications Strategies and Digital Media.


 “...He notes that his story is not unique from the high percentage of people in the United States and all over the world who are also dealing with learning disabilities.  This story is experienced by parents and teachers globally.  Many “experts” expected him to fail, but he worked hard and decided to become a success story and a beacon of hope for others with learning disabilities.

His motivation to become a collegiate swimmer athlete at UGA drove him hard to create his own academic action plan which included strategies, tools like assistive technology, and most importantly, a strong tutoring and mentoring network.
He also developed a communication strategy that included the use of role-playing activities where he perfected how to disclose his learning disabilities.  He became an expert in and promoting his strengths and managing his weaknesses.
Today he holds multiple college degrees including a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Speech Communication from University of Georgia.  He also earned a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Social Psychology from Union Institute and University....
Today Dr. Christopher Lee is the Founder, Director and Department Head of the AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center (AMAC), located in the College of Architecture of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.  AMAC is committed to promoting technological innovation and developing effective user-centered products and services for individuals with disabilities...
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IBM100 - The Accessible Workforce

IBM100 - The Accessible Workforce | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
IBM has worked to recruit, hire and accommodate employees with disabilities since the 1910s—decades before the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Today, IBM continues to champion accessibility for people with disabilities.
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"In 1980, Jim Sinocchi, then a 25-year-old IBM contract administrator in New York City, had high hopes for a career in business or politics. But when he broke his neck while body surfing, and became a quadriplegic, he thought he’d never work again. He was stunned in 1983 when his managers at IBM urged him to come back...


...IBM has helped create a climate today where accessibility, due to the Americans with Disabilities Act, is the law of the land in the United States, and where companies of all types are building accessibility features into many products and services. "


http://www-03.ibm.com/ibm/history/ibm100/us/en/icons/accessibleworkforce/?utm_content=buffer27716&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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Using Technology To Mitigate Cognitive Disabilities

Using Technology To Mitigate Cognitive Disabilities | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
A 2013 ruling by the Department of Labor established a baseline for federal contractors to have 7% of their workforce be individuals with disabilities. Additionally, passage by the U.S. House and Senate of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) demonstrates a growing emphasis on hiring more individuals with disabilities. However, for this trend to be successful for businesses, they must improve their recruitment and retention of these individuals.
Diana Petschauer's insight:

Excellent Article in Forbes! Access4Employment provides access to Employment and the Workplace using Assistive Technology. See our website:

http://access4employment.com/


Read the article here:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertszczerba/2014/07/30/using-technology-to-mitigate-cognitive-disabilities/


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Donna Farren's curator insight, August 12, 11:06 AM

Fantastic information here - really a topic everyone in training should be learning more about.

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Google for Education- New Hampshire Summit!

Google for Education- New Hampshire Summit! | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

The first Google Apps for Education Summit in New Hampshire is a fantastic two day event with sessions from Google staff, Google Certified Teachers and Google Apps EDU Certified trainers. In addition there will be a Chromebooks playground for the duration of the conference.

Diana Petschauer's insight:

I will be presenting Chrome as AT (Assistive Technology):

Many schools are increasing their use of Google Chrome Apps for Education, as well as implementing 1:1 devices for students, including the Chromebook, or laptops with access to the Chrome Browser. How do Educators and Special Educators support the struggling student while using Google Chrome? Come learn about several FREE apps and extensions to support your struggling reader or writer, including options for text to speech, voice recognition (speech to text), executive function, highlighting and study skills, organization and time management, mind-mapping, researching, visual support, math support and more! These apps and extensions support all learners, including those who struggle with literacy and executive function.

http://newhampshire.appsevents.com/presenters-1



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TODAY! FCC to Host Free Event on Making Social Media Accessible for People with Disabilities-Attend the Webcast for Free

TODAY! FCC to Host Free Event on Making Social Media Accessible for People with Disabilities-Attend the Webcast for Free | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
Diana Petschauer's insight:

Let's hope for positive progress towards accessibility of all social media networks, including professional networking sites, as this is important for All individuals who use Assistive Technology. All individuals need access to professional and social networking for employment, education, learning, communicating, and more.


The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Accessibility and Innovation Initiative is hosting an event called "Accessing Social Media" on July 17, 2014 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the FCC Headquarters in Washington, DC. The event is free and open to the public. Representatives from government agencies, disability advocacy groups, technology companies and members of the public will discuss tools and best practices for making social media accessible. RSVP to AccSocMedia@fcc.govor watch the event live via webcast on July 17. After the event there will be demonstrations of accessible technology solutions in the FCC's Technology Experience Center.



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Central Access Reader-Revolutionary Screen Reader that Reads Math Accurately!

Central Access Reader (text to speech) Reads Math Accurately! Alyssa Marinaccio, Assistive Technology Consultant & Trainer for Assistive Technology for Education, LLC, demonstrates this phenomenal program! CAR was released last week at the CSUN conference. 

Diana Petschauer's insight:

Central Access Reader -A FREE screen reader that reads Math accurately, is going to help so many students and individuals who struggle with literacy, processing, dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, and other print disabilities, as well as those who are visually impaired or aging and simply benefit from hearing the math aloud. 

"Spencer Graffe, a senior in Central Washington University’s Computer Science Program, has helped develop Central Access Reader (CAR), a free computerized text-to-speech reader program that has attracted attention of institutions across the nation.

Marshall Sunnes, Central Access program coordinator and Wendy Holden, Disability and Accessibility Consultant, collaborated to determine what the program should be, how it should look, and what features were most important to include. Graffe had the skills to make it happen.

The program, developed as a tool to assist students with print-related disabilities—those with visual impairments, dyslexia, attention-deficit disorder, or other conditions—reads documents that other text-readers can’t handle, especially those with equations or symbols." Watch the video demonstration, and download CAR for FREE here:

CAR


**Alyssa Marinaccio is also the Assistive Technology Coordinator at Keene State College. 


***Visit Assistive Technology for Education, LLC for assistive technology assessments, trainings, and consultation to access education and employment.

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Don't miss this reader that can make a difference in math!

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Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology Tools & Resources for Struggling Learners

Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology Tools & Resources for Struggling Learners | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

 NHTI & Assistive Technology for Education Are Hosting an Assistive Technology Workshop! At The Center For Educational Excellence, NHTI: Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology Tools...

Diana Petschauer's insight:

In this workshop you will learn about several Free and Low Cost Assistive Technology options for your Struggling Readers and Writers, including students with learning and print disabilities.  Free resources via State and Federal Grants, Free and Low Cost apps and extensions in the Chrome Browser and Web Store (available for Chromebooks as well as typical laptops or computers), Free and low cost apps for the iPad, Free access to audio books and voice recognition, literacy supports,  Built-In accessibility options and more!  Assistive Technology to support the struggling learner in your classroom or at home will be demonstrated. Students who have difficulty with Reading and/or Writing, including challenges with Math! If your student/child struggles with a print disability due to Dyslexia or specific LD, Low Vision, difficulties with processing or executive functioning skills, or a Physical Disability, you will learn about AT (assistive technology) solutions that will assist them to read, write, compute, complete assignments, create graphic organizers and brainstorm, organize, take notes, schedule and receive reminders, and access textbooks and learning materials. AT that includes text-to-speech ,word prediction, note taking, graphic organizers and mind-mapping, magnification, voice recognition, audio recording, math support, Scanning with OCR (Optical character recognition) , support while browsing the internet and researching, foundational literacy skills, digital story creating, and more. You will learn realistic methods of integrating the assistive technology and implementing AT for everyday access to curriculum and learning materials.

Register HERE.


or Contact Heather Wood at 603-271-6484

hwood@ccsnh.edu


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iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers-Live Webinar Training

iPad Apps for Struggling Readers & Writers-Live Webinar Training | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

 During this Training you will learn about the Best Educational iPad Apps for students who have difficulty with Reading and/or Writing, including Math...

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Registration is Limited, This is a popular and informative training!

Register HERE.

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Disney invents touchscreen that lets you feel textures

Disney invents touchscreen that lets you feel textures | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it
It paves the way for phones and tablets that transmit not only audio and visual information, but touch signals, as well.
Diana Petschauer's insight:

"The technology is called “tactile rendering of 3D features,” and an early version of a rendering algorithm has already been developed by engineers at Disney Research in Pittsburgh. The process behind it is, predictably, both technical and confusing, but the basic premise is that small, electronic pulses can trick your fingers into perceiving bumps and texture, even if the surface is actually flat."

 

This research and technology is going to be phenomenal for offering further access to those who are blind/ low vision and others who benefit from the tactile feedback.

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Rebecca Durante McMillan's curator insight, December 12, 2013 10:11 AM

Love this!  How cool is that!

Jamie Ruppert's curator insight, January 30, 10:58 AM

What's next? Taste and smell through a screen?

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Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category

Apple Launches Apps for Teachers Category | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

In recognition of the widespread use of iPads in schools and

general education, Apple recently released a new Apps for Teachers category in the App Store.…

Diana Petschauer's insight:

This is great, there are many excellent apps for so many subjects/ skills/ features/ assignments/ lessons etc. in general and special education. It would be great if there was a way for teachers to add/ recommend apps as well as other professionals. I provide training on apps and have SO many to add to this list!

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Linda Wallin's curator insight, January 17, 7:05 PM

I am familiar with pages, keynote, numbers, notability, evernote, dropbox, annotate pdf, pbs, and edmodo. Look for videos on YouTube to see how they work.

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RoboDesk motorized wheelchair tray puts mobile devices front and center

RoboDesk motorized wheelchair tray puts mobile devices front and center | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

A researcher at Purdue University has developed a motorized wheelchair tray that is designed to make it easier for wheelchair users to

access mobile devices...

Diana Petschauer's insight:

"The RoboDesk was developed by Brad Duerstock, an associate professor of engineering practice in Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and School of Industrial Engineering, who hopes it will make it easier for wheelchair users to study so as to increase their employment opportunities."

Assistive Technology-Leveling the Playing Field and providing equal opportunities! The video shows the tray in action.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GehfR-exObc

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CLASS, Inc.'s curator insight, November 10, 2013 7:58 AM

Great for AAC use!

CLASS, Inc.'s curator insight, February 19, 5:33 PM

Fantastic!  So many times device access and mobility are at odds.

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Read&Write for Google Literacy Tools Make Cloud Collaboration Accessible

Read&Write for Google Literacy Tools Make Cloud Collaboration Accessible | Assistive Technology for Education & Employment | Scoop.it

Read&Write for Google is a suite of literacy tools

designed to help

struggling students improve skills and make Google Apps for Education more accessible. Read&Write for Google is a suite of literacy tools designed to help students with print disabilities and English language learners improve reading, writing, research, and study skills

Diana Petschauer's insight:

There are many resources for students and educators in the Chrome Browser now and many Google apps and extensions to support literacy; Read and Write for Google is excellent to support reading/ writing/ and study skills! This article by Andrew Leibs sums up the features well! 

 

Try a 30 day free trial:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/readwrite-for-google/inoeonmfapjbbkmdafoankkfajkcphgd?hl=en-US

 

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