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Assistive Technology WebQuest Alba_Cobos

  1. 1. He needs IEP<br />If your child is special <br />
  2. 2. Individualized Education Program (IEP)<br />Help your child to be successful<br />IEP is a program that assists students with <br />Learning disabilities<br />Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder<br />Emotional disorders <br />Cognitive Challengers <br />Autism<br />Hearing Impairment<br />Visual impairment<br />Speech or language impairment.<br />development delay<br />Young children with disabilities need and enriched environment to promote their social and cognitive participation and growth<br />
  3. 3. IEP Instruction<br />It could be <br />At your child’s classroom<br /> or, in a special room environment<br />Your child’s teacher has been trained in helping children with special educational needs. <br />If your child physician has recommended special education for your child, talk with the school direct, counselor or teacher for educational assistance<br />
  4. 4. Professionals that could help your child<br />Psychologist <br />Physical therapist<br />Occupational therapist<br />Speech therapist<br />Special educators<br />Vision or Hearing specialist<br />They will help you to discover your child’s skills and educational needs.<br />For complete information visit : <br />http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/iep.html<br />
  5. 5. Assistive Technology (AT) as alternative<br />Technology that helps your child to participate in day to day activities <br />Help your child to become an independent student<br />Technology that helps children<br />To move (body supports)<br />To communicate (receptive and expressive devices)<br />To use materials to participate (drawing tools, utensils)<br />Drawing tools for creative expression and storybooks<br />An AT device is any item, piece of equipment, or product system that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with disability<br />
  6. 6. AT Devices <br />Categories<br />No Technology or no-tech<br />All device that is not electronic<br />Piece of foam glued onto the corners of book pages to make turning easier to a study carrel to reduce distraction.<br />Low Technology or Low tech<br />Electronic devices without sophisticated computer components<br />Electronic voice-recording<br />Talking watched<br />High-technology or high-tech<br />Devices with complex, multifunctional technology<br />Computer and associated software.<br />
  7. 7. At Devises can assist students …..Source: http://www.ericdigests.org/2003-1/assistive.htm<br />Organization<br />Help to organize students thoughts<br />Task analysis<br />Webbing<br />Outlining<br />Develop and structure ideas<br />Note taking<br />Videotaping class sessions<br />Web-cam photography across the Internet<br />See and hear what is happening in class<br />Send notes via email<br />Translate notes<br />Writing<br />Spelling/ grammar / punctuation check<br />Increase interest in writing<br />Present ideas <br />Organizing<br />Drafting<br />Editing<br />Revising<br />Neat/ clear final copy<br />Academic Productivity<br />Calculators<br />Spreadsheets<br />Databases<br />Graphic software<br />Share documents<br />Instant message<br />Transfer documents <br />E-mail attachments<br />Access to reference and general educational materials<br />Internet<br />Interact people far away<br />E-library<br />Instant messages <br />Electronic multimedia<br />Online publications<br />Cognitive Assistance<br />Tutorials<br />Problem solving<br />Simulations<br />Establish to-do lists<br />Take and retrieve notes <br />Check spelling<br />dictionary<br />
  8. 8. WHAT KINDS OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS ARE AVAILABLE? <br />Listening<br />Math<br />Organization and memory<br />Reading<br />Writing<br />
  9. 9. What kinds of Assistive Technology tools are available?Source: http://www.greatschools.org/special-education/assistive-technology/702-assistive-technology-for-kids-with-learning-disabilities-an-overview.gs<br />Abbreviations expanders<br />Alternative Keyboards<br />Audio books and publications<br />Electronic math work sheets<br />Freedom database software<br />Graphic organizers and outlining<br />Information/data managers<br />Optical character recognition<br />
  10. 10. Helping a disable child is ….<br />Parents<br />Family members<br />Educators <br />Therapists <br />Each person whom the child is in contact with<br />Everybody’s Responsibility<br />Work together<br />
  11. 11. Young student Using Intellikeys USB<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9hdMJmAZ5Q<br />

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