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Assistive Technology

Page history last edited by Pat Hensley 8 years, 10 months ago

 

Links to Great Resources for info about Assistive Technology 

 

Easi- Speak Digital Recorder:

2nd grader Tasha

7th grader Nicholas

 

HearALL Assessment Recorder:

Class Sample

 

CEC 877 meeting on Assistive Technology

 

Natural Readers - free text to speech

 

Vozme - text to speech program

 

Info on the SETT method

 

Christine Southard's diigo links on Assistive Technology

 

Diigo Group on Assistive Technology

 

Heart of Georgia Assistive Technology Consortium

 

Simmons Assistive Technology Showcase at CEC wiki

 

National Assistive Technology Research Institute

 

Using Universal Design for Learning Strategies and Technologies to Include all Kids in the Classroom 

 

Free Technology Toolkit for UDL in All Classrooms

 

Virtual Magnifying Glass 3.3.2 - A free, open source, screen magnifier, for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X.

Free Resources from the Net for (Special) Education -Paul Hamilton's blog about various types of technology and their assistive use for various types of learners

 

CAST – “is a nonprofit research and development organization that works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through Universal Design for Learning.”

 

WYNN Literacy Software – “WYNN is the innovative literacy software tool designed to enhance success for individuals with reading challenges and writing difficulties. WYNN was developed with the help of special educators and individuals with learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dysgraphia and aphasia. By using a bi-modal approach - simultaneous highlighting of the text as it is spoken - WYNN transforms printed text into understandable information that benefits readers of all ages including English Language Learners (ELL), struggling readers and children with ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADHD (attention deficit hyperactive disorder).”

 

Test Talker - TestTalker is a software solution designed to help individuals be more successful with test taking, worksheet completion, and study materials. It also aids completion of electronic forms. TestTalker provides a computerized version of a test, worksheet, or other form that can talk.

 

 

Original image: '2009 Apple Workstation (Top)'

http://www.flickr.com/photos/30285260@N02/3486668960 by: Raul Gonzalo

 

 

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