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Assistive Technology Presentation
Assistive Technology Presentation
Assistive Technology Presentation
Assistive Technology Presentation
Assistive Technology Presentation
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  • 1. Inclusion and what it means for you…<br />Anna Campbell Summer 2011<br />
  • 2. School is for everyone…deaf, blind, in a wheelchair, learning disabled, or unable to communicate like you and me.<br />
  • 3. Inclusion = special education (SPED) students in mainstream classrooms.<br />SPED students placed based on their least restrictive environments.<br />Support for inclusion:<br />Co-teacher<br />Paraprofessional<br />Speech & Language (SLP), Occupational (OT), and/or physical therapists (PT). <br />
  • 4. What’s an IEP?<br />Individualized<br />Education<br />Plan<br />Who can have an IEP?<br />Those with…<br /><ul><li>Learning Disabilities
  • 5. Physical Disabilities
  • 6. Developmental Delays
  • 7. Attention Disorders </li></ul> (ADD and/or ADHD)<br /><ul><li>Emotional Disorders
  • 8. Behavior Disorders
  • 9. Autism
  • 10. Various impairments</li></li></ul><li>Assistive Technology for your students<br />
  • 11. Devices should be included in your student’s IEP!<br />FM System<br />Microphone that amplifies sound <br />only for the hearing impaired student.<br /><ul><li>Worn by teacher.
  • 12. Minimally invasive for both parties.
  • 13. Remember your audience, turn off</li></ul>or adjust volume when needed. <br />
  • 14. My new student is in a wheelchair…<br />Be proactive!<br /><ul><li>Ask for assistance ahead of time.
  • 15. Will the student need hand rails for independent bathroom use?
  • 16. Is the car rider ramp wheel -chair accessible for the student?
  • 17. If particular items are needed get in touch with your SPED staff.
  • 18. Both items above are assistive technology for that student.</li></ul>READ THEIR IEP!!!<br />
  • 19. ONLY useful if visually impaired individual can read Braille!<br />Braille Technology<br />Braille displays<br />Produces Braille for portions of computer screen displays.<br />Braille printers<br />Embosses Braille from computer input onto paper.<br />Electronic Braille Note-takers<br />Portable allows user to enter information with a Braille keyboard.<br />
  • 20. Assistive Technology <br />Many different options; research is key in providing the most effective tool for those in need.<br />
  • 21. Find more information at…<br />American Foundation for the Blind<br />http://www.afb.org/<br />Georgia Department of Education<br />http://gadoe.org/<br />US Department of Education<br />http://www.ed.gov/<br />

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