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Assistive technologies

  1. 1. Assistive Technologies<br />Roberto Gutierrez<br />
  2. 2. What are Learning Disabilities?<br />Learning Disabilities - any of various conditions that interfere with an individual's ability to learn and so result in impaired functioning in language, reasoning, or academic skills and that are thought to be caused by difficulties in processing and integrating information (Webster)<br />
  3. 3. Common Learning Disabilities <br />Dyslexia<br />Dyspraxia<br />Auditory Processing<br />Visual Processing<br />Attention Deficit Disorder<br />
  4. 4. Use of Technology <br />Using available classroom technology are a great way to motive students with learning disabilities learn. <br />
  5. 5. Technology<br />Technological advanced with items such as hearing aids allows students that have auditory processing disorders a better opportunity to learn. <br />Available technologies to assist students with learning disabilities<br />http://www.sc.edu/scatp/ld.htm<br />
  6. 6. Teaching methods for students with learning disabilities<br />One on one interaction is highly encouraged for students with learning disabilities. Such as IEP (Individual education plan)<br />Praise and rewards are a great way to encourage motivation amongst students. <br />One goal is to provide students with a less restrictive environment. Encouraging their participation will help eliminate any fear or shyness they might have.<br />
  7. 7. Inclusion <br />Students with learning disabilities might distant themselves from a group of students. It is best to include them in activities such as group projects, group learning, and peer reviews.<br />
  8. 8. Resources for Teachers<br />www.youtube.com<br />Many teachers have started web video blogs of effective strategies for teaching students with disabilities. <br />These video help provide useful information that could be applied in a classroom setting<br />Elementary Education : How to Teach <br />Spelling to Children With Dyslexia<br />
  9. 9. Useful websites<br />Many websites are devoted to assisting teachers that have students with learning disabilities<br />National Center for Learning Disabilitieshttp://www.ncld.org/<br />Teaching Students with Learning Disabilitieshttp://teachingld.org/<br />
  10. 10. Bibliography <br />http://www.sc.edu/scatp/ld.htm<br />http://helpguide.org/<br />http://user.cybrzn.com/kenyonck/add/teaching_tips.html<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOjJ3-QhtIw<br />

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