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MyVoice is an alternative and augmentative communications (AAC) aid designed to help non-verbal people communicate their basic needs and desires. It acts as a “virtual picture board”, a communication method that has been shown to work extremely well with many non-verbal children and those with a range of disabilities,...

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Dexteria is a set of hand exercises that helps users improve their fine motor skills and strengthens handwriting readiness for children and adults. Dexteria includes the activities "Write It" (handwriting), "Pinch It" (for pincer) and "Tap It" (for finger isolation). Although they are billed as "therapeutic exercise programs", each...

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This video and the accompanying information and resources are sponsored by Edutopia as part of the Lucas Foundation Tech2Learn video series. Their stated purpose is to go into the classrooms of educators who use technological tools in their lessons every day and share their strategies and successes for others to...

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Children’s Technology Review is a comprehensive searchable review database of children’s interactive media. Each product is clearly described and tagged for education content, platform and age. It is also rated using a standardized rating system which evaluates five factors that apply to most children’s interactive media experiences: ease of use;...

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The Braille Bug site is an educational website that teaches Braille through the use of fun activities and reading clubs. It was developed by the American Foundation for the Blind and is accurate and accessible. It is possible to change the color and font for those with low vision and...

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This is a general assistive technology blog that lists, describes and offers videos and step-by-step directions to implement and use a variety of AT tools. The comments about products are informative and give insight as to who would benefit from the identified tool. Each month, one to five tools or...

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A lot has been written about the iPad as an assistive technology tool. In this blog entry, Andrew Marcinek adds to Edutopia's series on 1:1 student and the use of iPads in education. The Boston area instructional technology specialist illustrates the potential for customizing a tool that has been provided...

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This wiki presents apps based on the Stages competency-based system developed by Madalaine Pugliese. Visitors to the site can request access to the wiki and then are able to add to and edit the content. There is also a place where you can nominate apps for inclusion on the wiki....

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Australian assistive technology supplier Spectronics is known for providing useful, relevant information about a variety of products and a multitude of topics. They've done it again with Greg O'Conner's "Apps for Literacy Support" list. This list had been in development in the Spectronics blog for a while so providing a...

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This is an article written by a mother who developed an approach to teach her autistic daughter how to use an iPad. She wanted to improve her daughter's fine motor skills and prepare her for effective learning in preschool. She describes the process she used to create interest in...

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