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Spring2012 week14 pt3-1 13-59-57


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Spring2012 week14 pt3-1 13-59-57

  1. 1. EDUC W200 Week
  2. 2. OVERVIEW OF THE LAWAs part of the No Child Left Behind Act (2002)IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education ActProvide free appropriate public education, designed to meet individual needsof students aged 3-21.All students with disabilities must have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).Teachers work as a team to help meet students’ with individual needs.Selecting, justifying best technology can be part of the plan.All schools must use Universal Design for Learning, a flexible curriculum for alltypes of learning. Link to 4min video. EDUC W200 Week
  3. 3. OVERVIEW OF SPECIAL DESCRIPTION OF THE DISABILITY (a) One example is, rapid repetitions of vowels.NEEDS (b) Difficulty organizing thoughts, note taking.TYPE OF NEED (c) A foundation of genetic endowment,(1) Emotional or Behavioral Disorders personality attributes to development, focuses on an area creativity.(2) Autism (d) Externalizing behaviors: like yelling, walking(3) Communication Disorder out, destroying, stealing & lying.(4) Blindness (e) Neurological complications, malnourishment /typically low social economic(5) Cerebral Palsy background(6) Acquired immune deficiency (f) Leads to delays or deficits in motorsyndrome (AIDS). Human development. Reduces a babies motivation toimmunodeficiency virus (HIV) move. (g) Disorder of voluntary movement and(7) Gifted and Talented posture.(8) Dyslexia (h) Neurobehavioral syndrome, inability to relate to others, repetitive behavior, normal physical appearance EDUC W200 Week
  4. 4. SIMULATIONS: WHAT IT FEELS LIKE….ADHD: Vision : Blind: EDUC W200 Week
  5. 5. DEFINITION OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY “Any product, device, or equipment, whether acquired commercially, modified or customized, that is used to maintain, increase, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities.” (US Office of Special Education Programs) Examples of AT: •Mobility devices (such as walker and wheelchairs) •Hardware (physical technology devices) •Software (cds, working inside devices, online programs) EDUC W200 Week
  6. 6. HOW DO WE CHOOSE THE RIGHT AT FOR THECHILD? 2. TASK 1. INDIVIDUAL What is the task What are their they need to needs? perform? 4.TECHNOLOGY 3. CONTEXT Select which In what subject technology area, when, available best where? fits situation? Framework by Schwab AT Resources EDUC W200 Week
  7. 7. HOW DOES AT SUPPORT LEARNERS?For example:•Listening•Reading•Writing•Mathematics•Memory•Motivation•Social Skills•Time Management EDUC W200 Week
  8. 8. REAL WORLD EXAMPLES Interview with a K12 Special Interview with a family Ed Teacher EDUC W200 Week
  9. 9. MOBILITY IMPAIRMENTS • Adjustable-height tables and chairs • Special keyboards (e.g., keyless keyboards) • Special mouse and pointing devices Touch Screen Exam • Touch screens Alternative to IPAD EDUC W200 Week
  10. 10. HEARING IMPAIRMENTS • Phonic ear (wear headset) • Speech to text systems • Pictures, photos, objects • FM amplification systems (e.g., auditory trainer) • Electronic books Increasing sound EDUC W200 Week
  11. 11. VISION IMPAIRMENTS • Computer screen magnifiers • Voice-output screen-reading software • Headsets • Word prediction software Zoom Tech Demonstra • Speech recognition • Large-print word processors EDUC W200 Week
  12. 12. GENERAL LEARNING DISABILITIES• Graphic organizers (e.g., Inspiration)• Text readers o Type-and-speak writing assistant (e.g., Co:Writer 4000) o E-text readers (e.g., Universal Reader Plus)• Books on CD• Alarms• Organizers o Calendars EDUC W200 Week