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Adaptive and assistive technology

  1. 1. ADAPTIVE/ASSISSTIVE TECHNOLOGIES<br />By Haley Peeples<br />
  2. 2. Adaptive technology refers to any equipment or accommodation that can improve a person’s capacity to learn, to communicate, to solve a problem, or to complete a task through the use of a computer.<br />Adaptive<br />A sip-and-puff device allows a person with a disability to navigate computersby controlling inhalations and exhalations.<br />
  3. 3. Assistive<br />Assistive technology is technology used by individuals with disabilities in order to perform functions that might otherwise be difficult or impossible<br />
  4. 4. Adaptive/Assistive Technologies for Hearing Impaired<br />Personal sound amplifier<br />Closed captioning<br />
  5. 5. Adaptive/Assistive Technologies for Vision Impaired<br /> Enlarged key labels on key boards<br />Screen enlarger<br />Braille embosser<br />Digital book players<br />
  6. 6. Adaptive/Assistive Technologies for Physically Impaired<br />Alternative keyboards<br />Augmentative communication device<br />The orbiTouch keyless keyboard<br />
  7. 7. Types of Disabilities in Children 5 to 14 years<br />Percentage<br />
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  9. 9. Why Assistive/Adaptive Technology is Needed<br />Students with disabilities often struggle with school due to limitations. By utilizing assistive technology, students may begin to effectively participate in the learning process.<br />
  10. 10. Helpful Resources <br />Lighthouse International-<br />http://www.lighthouse.org/services-and-assistance/computers-and-technology/assistive-technology-training<br />Alliance for Technology Access-<br />http://www.ataccess.org/<br />At Star-<br />http://www.atstar.org/?gclid=CNT18ZektaICFQHGsgodkhBk5w<br />Assisstive/Adaptive Technology Devices-<br />http://www.enablemart.com/<br />

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