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ATTO: Assistive Technology Basics

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These AT Basic modules provide general AT information on a variety of related uses for elementary students with disabilities. They include links to tutorials on the setup and use of several products as well as links to related resources.

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34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf

34 Assistive Technology Apps From edshelf | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
A collection of assistive technology & software that can be used for students with disabilities, such as Dragon Dictation, iTalk, Moody Me, Quizlet, etc.

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eloisa's curator insight, May 27, 2013 4:58 AM

Smart and accessible technology to transcend anybody's disability or deficit - the future is now, just tune in

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New assistive technology is changing education for blind students

New assistive technology is changing education for blind students | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
Assistive technology has come a long way in the last decade, but there are still many obstacles students face in a society that’s currently saturated with science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 

But revolutionary new games, software, and teaching programs are helping students tackle their achievement potential. One of the technologies receiving the most hype is a new game designed to catch childhood vision problems."


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Assistive Technology and the 1:1 Student

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Much has been said about the iPad being a revolutionary device for education. There are even education conferences that are dedicated to its use.

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Tips for Choosing Apps for Struggling Learners - NCLD

Tips for Choosing Apps for Struggling Learners - NCLD | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
How can you tell if an app will effectively assist students with learning disabilities? A parent of a child with LD explains how she assesses technology. (There’s an App for That! But Is It Right for You?
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What parents need to know about occupational therapy in the school ...

What parents need to know about occupational therapy in the school ... | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
By: Dr. Tiffany G. Showalter, OTD, OTR/L. An occupational therapist or OT is a highly trained medical professional who evaluates and treats individuals of any age who have problems engaging in meaningful activities or ...
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11 Useful Android Apps for Special Education ~ Teachers Mobile ...

11 Useful Android Apps for Special Education ~ Teachers Mobile ... | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
OTR/L with 30 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 15 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle ...

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8 Helpful Assistive Technology Tools For Your Classroom

8 Helpful Assistive Technology Tools For Your Classroom | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
This post shares 8 assistive technology tools for disabled and ECE students in the classroom.

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John Dalziel's curator insight, May 18, 2013 3:52 PM

This post looks at eight Helpful electrical and computer engineering (ECE) Technology Tools For learning environments. Including...
- Screen Readers
- Word Talk
- Word Prediction
- Supernova Access Suite
- Video Magnifiers
- Close Captioning and Subtitling
- FaceMouse
- Sip-and-Puff Systems
These technologies can make an enormous difference to learners by increasing accessibility and academic performance. No matter what programs you decide to implement or suggest to learners, it is important to remember that learners using these technologies may require more time to complete assignments and participate in online forums.

Steven Blomdale's curator insight, May 18, 2013 9:10 PM

Great resource suggestions for integrating ICT to facilitiate students with impairments and learning difficulties. Allows them to learn and use ICT effectively and appropriately to access, create and communicate information and ideas, solve problems and work collaboratively, and in their lives beyond school in the 21st century.

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Assistive Technology: A Necessity for Student Success - Education Week News (blog)

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Assistive Technology: A Necessity for Student Success
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At its core, the American educational system is about democratization of knowledge for all students, regardless of their circumstances.
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Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 7: Ask Siri to Turn on ...

Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 7: Ask Siri to Turn on ... | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
iOS 7 is Apple's new operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. iOS 7 includes a complete redesigned look and many new features. Siri in iOS 7 has learned some new tricks that can benefit users of VoiceOver and ...
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Understanding School-Based Occupational Therapy

Understanding School-Based Occupational Therapy | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
Here's a primer on what occupational therapy services are and how students with IEP's can qualify for them. by Dr.
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Apps For Children with Special Needs | Top Deve...

Apps For Children with Special Needs | Top Deve... | Assistive Tech | Scoop.it
Julie Ann Johnson's insight: Apps for kids created an awesome list of the best ipad developers of 2012 an the apps they created for kids with special needs or with universal design for learning in mind!
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