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Technology in Special Education
Technology in Special Education  presented by Clarisse Mallari     ”For most of us, technology makes     things easier. Fo...
Game! :-) A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-ITParticipants:2 groupsMechanics1. Every member of each group will get 1 of  each word in d...
Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT3. Each group will only have 1 minute to  guess all the words that they can4. The group wi...
Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT3. Each group will only have 1 minute to  guess all the words that they can.4. The group w...
Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT
Definition of termsImpairment-involves an  abnormality or loss  of function in a  physical,  anatomical or  psychological ...
Impairment-it may be congenital   (present to birth) or   acquired through   accident or disease
Disability-when an impairment  limits an individual  from performing an  activity in a manner  normally expected  for huma...
Handicap-when an individual is  unable to fulfill a  role due to an  impairment or  disability
Handicap-it is NOT a   characteristic of an   individual-it results from the   mismatch between   ones abilities and   the...
Assistive Technology
Assistive Technology To harness the potential of technology inways that offer an individual with a disability   increased ...
Short historyUS Braille materials(American Printing  House for the Blind)http://www.aph.org/museum/war_dots.html
Short historySpecial Education Instructional Materials Center (SEIMCs)-purpose was to explore  ways to make  educational  ...
Short historyCouncil for Exceptional Children (CEC)ERIC Clearinghouse4 Regional Media  Centers for the DeafNetwork Coordin...
Short historyCouncil for ExceptionalChildrens (CEC)Technology and MediaDivision (TAM)
TPACK!How does this relate   What are the to me?                 implications of                        TPACK in special  ...
TPACK!Perfect union of 3      Develop a knowledge base                          from which a teacher can knowledge domains...
Issues and Problems          in Special EducationLegal and Policy Directives-teachers, administrators   and sped technolog...
Issues and Problems      in Special EducationReauthorization of   Technology-Related the Individuals      Assistance Act f...
Issues and Problems      in Special EducationImplications of the   Need for Trained  No Child Left        Personnel  Behin...
Universal Design for Learning          GuidelinesRepresentation       Expression1. provide options   4. provide options  f...
Universal Design for Learning          GuidelinesEngagement7. provide options   9. provide options  for recruiting       f...
Technology Integration         StrategiesStudents w/ mild and moderate to severe disabilities:1. Reading: WizComs Quicktio...
Technology Integration         StrategiesStudents w/ mild and moderate to severe disabilities:AbleNet, Inc. www.ablenetinc...
Technology Integration          StrategiesStudents w/ physical disabilities:AbleNet, Inc. http://www.ablenetic.comAdaptiva...
Technology Integration           StrategiesStudents w/ sensory disabilities:Vision Cue http://www.visioncue.comDolphin Com...
Technology Integration         StrategiesAt-risk students:-locate software and websites that  provide powerful and motivat...
Technology Integration         StrategiesAt-risk studentsSample Resources and Activities:BrainPop http://www.brainpop.comD...
Technology Integration           StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talents:-locate starting point web pages to launch them i...
Technology Integration         StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talentsSample Resources and Activities:-Duke TIP program ht...
Technology Integration         StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talentsSample Resources and Activities:-Duke TIP program ht...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:1. Use alternative keyboards such a...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:2. Use joysticks or switches instea...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:3. Use voice recognition softwares ...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Sensory Disabilities:4. Use text-to-speech readers such a...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Sensory Disabilities:5. Use optical character recognition...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:6. Use text-to-speech products...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:7. Provide a range of tools to...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:8. Use talking word processors...
TOP 10 Strategies for Special   Education InstructionStudents w/ Cognitive Disabilities:9. Use digital cameras to capture ...
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  1. 1. Technology in Special Education
  2. 2. Technology in Special Education presented by Clarisse Mallari ”For most of us, technology makes things easier. For a person with a disability, it makes things possible. ” Judy Heumann
  3. 3. Game! :-) A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-ITParticipants:2 groupsMechanics1. Every member of each group will get 1 of each word in different category (Easy, Medium, Hard)2. Categories contain different types of action (sign language, acting and drawing)
  4. 4. Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT3. Each group will only have 1 minute to guess all the words that they can4. The group with the most guessed words will win.
  5. 5. Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT3. Each group will only have 1 minute to guess all the words that they can.4. The group with the most guessed words will win.
  6. 6. Game! :-)A-MINUTE-TO-CHARADES-IT
  7. 7. Definition of termsImpairment-involves an abnormality or loss of function in a physical, anatomical or psychological structure
  8. 8. Impairment-it may be congenital (present to birth) or acquired through accident or disease
  9. 9. Disability-when an impairment limits an individual from performing an activity in a manner normally expected for human beingsex: communicating w/ others, hearing, movement, manipulating objects)
  10. 10. Handicap-when an individual is unable to fulfill a role due to an impairment or disability
  11. 11. Handicap-it is NOT a characteristic of an individual-it results from the mismatch between ones abilities and the demands of an environment (Cook and Hussey, 1995)
  12. 12. Assistive Technology
  13. 13. Assistive Technology To harness the potential of technology inways that offer an individual with a disability increased opportunities for learning, productivity and independence--- opportunities that otherwise would not be available
  14. 14. Short historyUS Braille materials(American Printing House for the Blind)http://www.aph.org/museum/war_dots.html
  15. 15. Short historySpecial Education Instructional Materials Center (SEIMCs)-purpose was to explore ways to make educational technologies more accessible to special education teachers
  16. 16. Short historyCouncil for Exceptional Children (CEC)ERIC Clearinghouse4 Regional Media Centers for the DeafNetwork Coordinating Office
  17. 17. Short historyCouncil for ExceptionalChildrens (CEC)Technology and MediaDivision (TAM)
  18. 18. TPACK!How does this relate What are the to me? implications of TPACK in special education?
  19. 19. TPACK!Perfect union of 3 Develop a knowledge base from which a teacher can knowledge domains view a lesson and (content, pedagogy understand how and technology) technology can enhance the learning opportunitiespedagogy- referred to and experiences for the students while also as the correct use knowing the correct of instructive pedagogy to enhance the strategies learning of the content
  20. 20. Issues and Problems in Special EducationLegal and Policy Directives-teachers, administrators and sped technology specialists must be well versed in federal and state laws, policies and procedures
  21. 21. Issues and Problems in Special EducationReauthorization of Technology-Related the Individuals Assistance Act for with Disabilities Individuals w/ Education Act Disabilities (IDEA) (Public Law100-407)
  22. 22. Issues and Problems in Special EducationImplications of the Need for Trained No Child Left Personnel Behind Act for Special Education (NCLB)
  23. 23. Universal Design for Learning GuidelinesRepresentation Expression1. provide options 4. provide options for perception for physical action2. provide options 5. provide options for language and for expressive symbols skills and fluency3. provide options 6. provide options for for executive comprehension functions
  24. 24. Universal Design for Learning GuidelinesEngagement7. provide options 9. provide options for recruiting for self-regulation interest8. provide options for sustaining effort and persistence
  25. 25. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ mild and moderate to severe disabilities:1. Reading: WizComs Quicktionary Reading Pen http://www.wizcomtech.com2. Writing: Don Johnstons Co: Writer and Write: OutLoud http://donjohnston.com
  26. 26. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ mild and moderate to severe disabilities:AbleNet, Inc. www.ablenetinc.comAttainment Company http://www.attainmentcompany.com
  27. 27. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ physical disabilities:AbleNet, Inc. http://www.ablenetic.comAdaptivation, Inc http://www.ablenetic.comEnabling devices http://www.enablingdevices.comIntellitools http://www.intellitools.comORCCA technology http://www.orcca.com
  28. 28. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ sensory disabilities:Vision Cue http://www.visioncue.comDolphin Computer Access, LLC http://www.yourdolphin.comFreedome Scientific Blind/ Low Vision Group http://www.freedomscientific.comTeleSensory http://www.teleserye.comAudioEnhancement http://www.audioenhancement.com/
  29. 29. Technology Integration StrategiesAt-risk students:-locate software and websites that provide powerful and motivating opportunities to engage in learning activities-utilize electronic quizzes and other instructional materials that provide immediate feedback on performance
  30. 30. Technology Integration StrategiesAt-risk studentsSample Resources and Activities:BrainPop http://www.brainpop.comDon Johnston, Inc. http://donjohnston.comTom Snyder, Inc. http://www.tomsnyder.com
  31. 31. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talents:-locate starting point web pages to launch them into content with appropriate challenges-provide tools for engaging in self-directed research-provide tools such as multimedia presentations, web page design, and electronic portfolios to document learning experiences
  32. 32. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talentsSample Resources and Activities:-Duke TIP program http://www.tip.duke.edu/-Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page http://www.hoagiesgifted.org
  33. 33. Technology Integration StrategiesStudents w/ gifts and talentsSample Resources and Activities:-Duke TIP program http://www.tip.duke.edu/-Hoagies’ Gifted Education Page http://www.hoagiesgifted.org
  34. 34. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:1. Use alternative keyboards such as Intellitools Intellikeys
  35. 35. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:2. Use joysticks or switches instead of keyboards
  36. 36. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Physical Disabilities:3. Use voice recognition softwares such as DragonTalks Dragon Naturally Speaking
  37. 37. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Sensory Disabilities:4. Use text-to-speech readers such as JAWS for Windows
  38. 38. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Sensory Disabilities:5. Use optical character recognition (OCR) software or CCTV
  39. 39. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:6. Use text-to-speech products such as WizComs Quicktionary pen
  40. 40. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:7. Provide a range of tools to support student writers (specialized prediction word processor
  41. 41. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Communication Difficulties:8. Use talking word processors such as Don Johnstons Write: OutLoud
  42. 42. TOP 10 Strategies for Special Education InstructionStudents w/ Cognitive Disabilities:9. Use digital cameras to capture images of objects and environments10. Use specialized calculators such as Programming Concepts Coin-U-lator
  43. 43. Technology Integration Workshop
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