Technology Tools

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This resource list includes accessibility features available in a range of devices that can empower students to be independent in completing assignments. In addition, we share valuable apps, websites and resources across academic areas. This resource accompanies the CTD webinar, Assistive Technology Tools to Meet Student Needs...

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Metacognition is a process that relates to the knowledge that we have of our own strategies and the control that we are able to exert over these strategies in order to solve problems more efficiently. Metacognition is a high-level executive function that draws on our ability to reflect on what...

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This article gives a background into AT, as well as in-depth examples of what Low, Middle, and High-Tech AT options are, and what kinds of devices/tools can be used at each level for different scholastic subjects. Includes suggestions for staff training and further research as well. https://www.ldatschool.ca/assistive-technology/ ...

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Learning Disabilities (LD) manifest in multiple ways. Categories include mathematics, written expression, and reading. Within reading you have a few more categories, namely: word recognition, fluency, and comprehension.This article focuses specifically on reading disabilities, and how some types of AT can support comprehension as well as other essential reading skills....

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This pdf describes various forms of assistive technology (AT) that students with visual impairments (VI) can use. It discusses assessment and implications of AT, research, the engagement of their other senses, choosing AT, and suggestions for future research. https://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.

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CoughDrop is a cross-platform AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) app that is cloud-based. This webinar is presented by founder Brian Whitmer and Director of Business Development, and gives an overview of the app.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfEXfC8THUE

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This page from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders gives a basic and comprehensive look into assistive technology devices and resources for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. It describes what assistive technology (AT) is, what kinds are available for this type of disability, some specific devices that are...

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This article from TeachThought, a website for educators, lists 15 tools that can be useful for children, especially in the classroom, with a range of disabilities.

Link: http://www.teachthought.com/uncategorized/15-assistive-technology-tools-resources-for-students-with-disabilities/

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There is increasing information in the literature on the value of using video modeling to teach social skills to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. You are a Social Detective App from Social Skills Inc. is an app with 3 levels to break down social situations into functional terms. The app...

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The author of this blog post answers a question regarding a child who is “a very slow reader“ and who “also has a really tough time with writing.” The parent believes the child may have dyslexia. Education Fellow Jessica Millstone discusses how a parent might work with their school to...

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