Assistive Technology

Updated: 5/22/2021
Assistive Technology

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  • Welcome Educators!Today's forum is about Assistive Technology and how it can improve the experience of students with disabilities.
  • Assistive Technology helps empower students to participate in the classroom and in their communities.It provides access to activities and opportunities that people without disabilities take for granted.
  • Examples of Low-Tech ToolsSlant BoardsBar MagnifierSticky NotesPencil Grips
  • Examples of Mid-Tech ToolsCalculatorAudio BookElectronic DictionaryDigital Recorder
  • Examples of High-Tech ToolsiPad/TabletAlternative Input/OutputAugumentative Communication DevicesApps
  • In consideration of the Universal Design for Learning, teachers must combine effective instruction with power of technology to reach the maximum number of learners possible!