ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGY..!WHAT DOES IT MEANS? Adaptive technology is the name of products that help people who cannot use regular version ofproducts, primarily people with physical disabilities such as limited vision, hearing, and mobility.
ADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGYCan be in the form of : Low tech or High tech equipment And Is anything give to a person to helpincrease their independence
ADAPTIVE TECH ON EDUCATION Blind Low vision Locator dots on the Large-print key labels keyboard for and home row indicators commonly used keys Large monitors and Speech output. anti-glare screens. Refreshable Braille Screen enlarger displays software. Braille embossers Color and contrast adjustments. Speech output systems.
MOBILITY AND ORTHOPEDICIMPAIRMENTS Accessible on/off switches. Flexible positioning. Software utilities that consolidate multiple or sequential keystrokes. Mouth sticks, head sticks, or other pointing devices. Keyguards. Modified keyboards (e.g., expanded, mini, or one- handed). Trackballs or other input devices provide an alternative to a mouse. Keyboard emulation with specialized switches that allow the use of scanning or Morse code input. Speech input. Word prediction software.
LEARNING DISABILITIES Word processors with Enlarged screen displays. grammar and spell checkers. Alternative color contrasts. Word processors with outlining and highlighting capabilities. Speech output. Word prediction software. Phonetic Spelling software Reading systems which can render phonetic incorporating OCR and spelling into correctly speech output. spelled words. Speech recognition Concept mapping software
SPEECH AND HEARING IMPAIRMENTSAlternatives to audio output can be providedCommunication devices can act as a substitute forvoices and provide a compensatory tool for studentswho cannot communicate verbally.
Psychiatric and Mental Health Impairments Health Impairments
The Archimedes Project"Give me a lever long enough anda place to stand, and I will movethe world."-Archimedes, 230 BC"Technology gives individuals thepower to move their world."-The Archimedes Project, 2002 AD
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