Assistive technology webquest brooke weinstein

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Assistive technology webquest brooke weinstein

  1. 1.  A term that includes all devices and resources that help to assist, adapt, and rehabilitate people with disabilities. This also includes the process used to select and locate these devices, as well as using and helps to promote a greater independence for these people that they did not have prior.
  2. 2.  Process used in schools where disabled students spend most of their time at school with non-disabled students. This can be used with students who have mild to severe learning disabilities.
  3. 3.  The least restrictive environment is one of the six principles that govern students with disabilities. This means that students who have disabilities should be given the opportunity to learn aside students who are not disabled and have access to the general education curriculum.
  4. 4.  Talking Calculator- has built in voice system that reads aloud each button and answer as the students selects them Electronic Math Worksheet Software- enables students to organize math work on a computer screen Audio Books and Reading Software- reads texts aloud to students Word prediction software- predicts words that students meant to type
  5. 5.  HATS (hearing assistive technology): › Moving closer to the speaker › Hearing aids › Get rid of background noise › Fix acoustics/reverberation (carpet vs. tile)
  6. 6.  Flow charts, outlines, webbing, task analysis , graphic organizers Video taping class sessions Send class notes/presentations via email using notebook computers and personal digital assistants (PDA’s) Dictionaries/thesaurus
  7. 7.  http://www.ericdigests.org/2003- 1/assistive.htm http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/ar ticle/6585-4.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assistive_tec hnology http://www.asha.org/public/hearing/tre atment/assist_tech.htm

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