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In this Presentation from the webinar, AT & IT: Breaking Down Silos to Create Collaboration , Mary Shannon Marcella and Rhianon Gutierrez discuss the benefits of collaboration between instructional technology and assistive technology specialists, for professionals as well as their students.

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What does it mean for instructional technology specialists and assistive technology specialists to truly collaborate with one another? In this session, Rhianon Gutierrez and Mary Marcella shared thier experience implementing this model, addressed the benefits of such a partnership and how it is beneficial for student learning and professional collaborations....

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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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Assistive Technology (AT) has been suggested as a means by which people with dementia can be helped to live independently, while also leading to greater efficiencies in care. However little is known about how AT is being used by people with dementia and their carers in their daily...

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A literature review discusses how teacher knowledge of assistive technology significantly impacts student success with assistive technology and that many teachers enter the field feeling unprepared to implement these technologies with students. This article explores one university’s process in setting up an assistive technology laboratory for students to explore. Such...

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We evaluate a 3-D virtual talking head on non-native Mandarin speaker pronunciation learning under three language presentation conditions –audio only (AU), human face video (HF) and audio-visual animation of a three- dimensional talking head (3-D). An auto language tutor (ALT) configured with AU, HF and 3-D is developed as the...

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In this paper, we describe the design and evaluation of a head-mounted tactile prototype and multi-parameter coding scheme to support situational awareness among users. The head has been selected as the location for the interaction because it has been relatively under-researched compared to the torso or hands, and offers potential...

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Current smartphone accessibility for people with visual impairments relies largely on screen readers and voice commands. However, voice commands and screen readers are often not ideal because users with visual impair- ments rely mostly on hearing ambient sound from the environment for their safety in mobile situations. Recent research has...

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Students who are visually impaired face unique challenges when learning mathematical concepts due to the visual nature of graphs, charts, tables, and plots. While touchscreens have been explored as a means to assist people with visual impairments in learning mathematical concepts, many devices are not standalone, were not developed with...

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