Assistive Technologies in Educational Settings
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Assistive Technologies in Educational Settings

on

  • 255 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
255
Views on SlideShare
255
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Assistive Technologies in Educational Settings Assistive Technologies in Educational Settings Presentation Transcript

  • Assistive Technologies in Educational Settings Grace Younger
  • What are they & why use them? Snapshot from Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act
  • Impairments That May Require Accommodations ● Visual ● Hearing ● Physical ● Cognitive
  • Visual Impairment ● Digital Book Readers ● Screen Magnification Photo Credit to naturemusicfreak on Flickr
  • Hearing Impairment ● Hearing Aids/Receivers ● Speech Synthesizer Photo Credit to soitiki on Flickr Photo Credit to southwellpics on Flickr
  • Physical Impairment ● Adapted Computer Accessories (ie oversized mouse or joystick) ● Voice Recognition Photo Credit to anasqtiesh on Flickr Photo Credit to a77ebny on Flickr
  • Cognitive Impairment (Video)
  • Why is it important? “Assistive technology increases a student’s opportunities for education, social interactions, and potential for meaningful employment. It also supports a student’s participation in learning experiences in the least restrictive environment. Assistive technology is a tool to help the student benefit from the general education curriculum, and access extracurricular activities in home, school, and work environments.”
  • References (APA) ● YouTube Video - click through for credit ● Tech Act: Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act. (n.d.). ok.gov. Retrieved October 29, 2013, from http://www.ok.gov/abletech/documents/Tech%20ActIndividuals%20with%20Disabilities.pdf ● Motor DisabilitiesIntroduction. (n.d.). WebAIM: Motor Disabilities. Retrieved October 29, 2013, from http://webaim.org/articles/motor/ ● Speech synthesis. (2013, October 19). Wikipedia. Retrieved October 29, 2013, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speech_synthesis ● Flickr -- credit is hyperlinked ● Considering Assistive Technology. (n.d.). National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. Retrieved October 29, 2013, from http://nichcy.org/schoolage/iep/meetings/specialfactors/considering-at