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Do students with learning differences really need an i pad (1)

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Do students with learning differences really need an i pad (1)

  1. 1. Session Code: ET-10 Do Students With Learning Differences Really Need an iPad? Rick Weinberg Rick_weinberg@caboces.org Twitter: @rickweinberg February 1st, 2013Handouts are available at: www.atia.org/orlandohandouts 1 1
  2. 2. I’d Like to Learn About You
  3. 3. A little about meRick Weinberg• Work• Education• Publications
  4. 4. Screenshot Collage of Publications
  5. 5. Well, it depends1) goals of and for the student2) students needs3) what are the persons gifts4) what’s affordable
  6. 6. Why am I doing this?• Lack of plan• Personal Reasons• Some Observations • Making a mobile device not mobile • The wow factor • Instruction vs. Compensation (Brian Wojcik and Dave Hohulin) • Bloom’s Taxonomy
  7. 7. Here is what I mean QuickTime™ and a libx264 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  8. 8. The Majority of What I do• Is help with reading and writing
  9. 9. Dyslexia Research• A decade ago, Shaywitz, author of Overcoming Dyslexia, demonstrated in her research that fully one in five students has the condition, with males and females sharing it in roughly equal numbers. Dyslexia makes it difficult for a person to retrieve or correctly order the basic sounds, or "phonemes," of spoken language (like the "k," "aah," and "t" sounds that make the word cat, for example).
  10. 10. Does your student need help writing?1) Does the child need physical helpwith the act of writing2) Does the child need help with ideaacquisition?3) Does the Child need help with“getting ideas down on paper?”
  11. 11. If the Student Needs Head Tracking QuickTime™ and a AVC Coding decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  12. 12. Dragon Naturally SpeakingPC Version or an iDevice Version
  13. 13. Speech to Text QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  14. 14. Speech to Text on a Mac
  15. 15. Google Search for Spelling
  16. 16. Graphic Organizers
  17. 17. Bubbl.us
  18. 18. Popplet
  19. 19. We want everyone to participate
  20. 20. One of the Best Resources is:• Bookshare.org
  21. 21. Bookshare.org Can be used Both• On the Computer or on a Mobile Device
  22. 22. Bookshare is free for
  23. 23. Did you know that
  24. 24. Just about every Library has• a way to sign out books online. 25
  25. 25. NYPL.org 26
  26. 26. The Three Things I use at NYPL 27
  27. 27. One way to do that 28
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  30. 30. Librivox 31
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  35. 35. Text to Speech 36
  36. 36. Text to Speech on a Mac 37
  37. 37. Accessibility Settings on an iPad QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. 38
  38. 38. What if you have an older iPad• and/or the operating is not updated• or cannot be updated 39
  39. 39. iTunes University 40
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  42. 42. Resources• Qiat.org 43
  43. 43. Resources Continued 44
  44. 44. Twitter #ATchat 45
  45. 45. My Information Rick Weinberg rick_weinberg@caboces.org Twitter @rickweinberg 46
  46. 46. Thank you for attending this session • CEUs – Session Code: XXX-YY • More info at: www.atia.org/CEU • For ACVREP, AOTA and ASHA CEUs, hand in completed Attendance Forms to REGISTRATION DESK at the end of the conference. Please note there is a $15 fee for AOTA CEUs. • For general CEUs, apply online with The AAC Institute: www.aacinstitute.org • Session Evaluation • Please help us improve the quality of our conference by completing your session evaluation form. • Completed evaluation forms should be submitted as you exit or to staff at the registration desk. • Handouts • Handouts are available at: www.atia.org/orlandohandoutsHandouts are available at: www.atia.org/orlandohandouts 3 months after the conference ends. • Handout link remains live for 47 10

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