Shanna Moss
• Assistive technologies are
“tools that make academic
material more accessible to
students by minimizing barriers
to lear...
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Technologies for Hearing
Challenges:

• C-Print: Printed text of real-time speech
• FM Systems: Send auditory signals to
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• Braille Light: Specialized keyboard
that allows students to type
notes, and re-read what they wrote.
• Duxbury & WinBrai...
Cognitive & Mobile
Challenges:

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• According to the NCES more
than 6 million children receive
special needs services.
• 1/3 of the public schools in the
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Funding Resources for Assistive
Technology in the Classroom

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• No child’s education should suffer
due to their impairment.
• Assistive technology can ensure an
improved and equal educ...
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References
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Maloy, Robert, Verock-O’Loughlin,Ruth-Ellen, Edwards, Sharon A., and Woolf,
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  • The following video is a brief overview of the definition of assistive technologies. The illustrations in the video provide more insight. Video would not upload- address is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB9pKkZoJDc
  • The following video is a wonderful portrayal of how assistive technologies give students with cognitive and mobile disabilities the opportunity to participate in school curriculum and activities. Video would not upload- address is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXxdxck8Gic
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    1. 1. Shanna Moss
    2. 2. • Assistive technologies are “tools that make academic material more accessible to students by minimizing barriers to learning.”
    3. 3. <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DB9pKkZoJ Dc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Video from: www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB9pKkZoJDc
    4. 4. Technologies for Hearing Challenges: • C-Print: Printed text of real-time speech • FM Systems: Send auditory signals to student using radio transmission.
    5. 5. • Braille Light: Specialized keyboard that allows students to type notes, and re-read what they wrote. • Duxbury & WinBraille: Software that converts text into braille.
    6. 6. Cognitive & Mobile Challenges: <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rXxdxck8Gic " frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Video from: www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXxdxck8Gic#
    7. 7. • According to the NCES more than 6 million children receive special needs services. • 1/3 of the public schools in the United States report insufficient services to meet the needs of students with disabilities.
    8. 8. Funding Resources for Assistive Technology in the Classroom Infinitec.org
    9. 9. • No child’s education should suffer due to their impairment. • Assistive technology can ensure an improved and equal education experience for all students.
    10. 10. The End
    11. 11. References • Maloy, Robert, Verock-O’Loughlin,Ruth-Ellen, Edwards, Sharon A., and Woolf, Beverly Park (2011). Transforming Learning with New Technologies. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN:10 0-13-159611-X, ISBN:13 978-0-13-159611-5 • "Assistive Technology for College Students." Technology Tools for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2013. <http://adaptivetech.tcnj.edu/resheet/deaf.htm>. • Ring, Sara. "Out of Sight: Technology Helps Visually Impaired Students Thrive." Edutopia. N.p., 23 July 2008. Web. 24 Oct. 2013. <http://www.edutopia.org/edward-r-murrow-technology-visually-impaired>. • Bridge Multimedia. "Education World: Assistive Technology Helps All Kids Learn." Education World: Assistive Technology Helps All Kids Learn. N.p., 9 Aug. 2005. Web. 24 Oct. 2013. <http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/tech/tech220.shtml>. • All Pictures provided by Microsoft Office 2010 Clip Art

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