All assistive technologies are not created equally and they're certainly not one size fits all. This article gives you an overview of the process of effectively selecting appropriate assistive technologies to meet the needs of your students. When selecting an appropriate technology, it is important to consider the individual, tool, task and context. This article will help you feel confident about selecting the tools your students need to achieve success.
This blog describes Udio, a software which is being developed to support students with reading disabilities. The aim of this software is to provide students with a rich literacy experience and boost comprehension skills. A software to watch with more information at www.cast.org.
In this inspiring video, Ron McCallum discusses how technology enabled him to read. It's a strong reminder to educators that technological advances are breaking boundaries and opening us up to a world of potential. I urge you to watch this video and feel empowered to seek out strategies to use with your students to unlock their potential. Let them surprise you.
This article discusses the benefits of using assistive technology in the mathematics classroom to support student achievement. Academic research that supports the power of assistive technology to support students.
Kurzweil is one of my favorite assistive technologies to use in my classroom. It's very versatile and user friendly. In this promotional video you will see students who are using the program and get a feel for some of the features that this program offers.