Educators

We found 874 resources (Showing 1-10 of 874)

Pages

Website
website

'Mission Control’ is an interactive computer access device that is may replace current switch-related technology. Easy to use for all children, Mission Control replaces the standard keyboard, mouse, and on/off switches by providing a single switch and multi-function use. Designed for use with the parent company's “Cosmo’s Play and Learn”...

Website
website

Speech Central is a text to speech app that can be found on Android, Windows and iOS. The app is tested to be accessible to visually impaired users and supports DAISY books. The app also has keyboard shortcuts for commands available in the app. Additionally, on the iPhone the app...

Website
website

Access to instruction means everything if struggling readers are to keep pace with their grade-level peers. AIM-VA blog readers love our stories about chosen apps and websites that help to by-pass textbooks, trade books or other traditional learning materials in print when they prove to be barriers to learning. This...

Website
website

This article gives practical advice and the right questions to ask to parents and guardians of children with disabilities when looking for assistive technology products to use with their children. It provides resources to products that can be tested before purchasing, as well as information on educational institutions and schools...

Website
website

A blog post about one parent’s experience with acquiring and using assistive technology for her son. She explains some of the misconceptions she had about assistive technology, the general process and also provides links to useful resources throughout. https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/blogs/my-parent-journey/2017/04/17/what-i-learned-about-assistive-technology-from-the-iep-process

Website
website

This article discusses hearing assistive technology (HATS), frequency modulation (FM) and other technology and issues around children with hearing impairments in school. The article answers the following questions: Are there special considerations for children? What do FM systems do for children in schools? Are there other HATS used in schools?...

Website
website

The first article in a series on this type of sound conduction. Together, we will explore how it works and its interesting applications.

1. What is bone conduction and how does it work?

2. What is an interesting application of bone conduction?

3. How do bone conduction...

Website
website

Touch Graphics, a company that makes navigation technology that incorporates information from several senses, has been working with New York’s Department of Transportation to test tactile maps—diagrams with three-dimensional features and braille text—at a busy intersection near a resource center for blind people. Such maps are important because increasingly complex...

Website
website

People with physical and mobility impairments continue to struggle to attain independence in the performance of routine activities and tasks. For example, browsing in a store and interacting with products located beyond arm’s length may be impossible without the intervention of a human assistant. This research article describes a study...

Website
website

Tim, who has a rare form of cerebral palsy, longed to go beyond the confines of his wheelchair. Virtual Reality goggles allowed him to see new worlds, and to feel like he was flying. https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/humankind/2017/07/07/virtual-reality-opens-new-worlds-man-cerebral-palsy/103492936/

Pages