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Cooking is a fun and practical activity for everyone and an opportunity to not only increase independence, but also to put basic academic skills to use in a functional way. Determining what is needed, obtaining the ingredients and following directions to put it together are all important steps. It not only allows individuals to be […]
If you, a family member or someone you know is considering hearing aids, where to start is often daunting. Consumer Affairs* (www.consumeraffairs.com ) has recently published a consumer resource about the Best Hearing Aids for 2017. The guide includes brand comparisons, important features, different types and hundreds of verified consumer reviews. Over 36 million Americans […]
PresenceLearning Launches New (Free) Winter-Spring 2017 Webinar Series Focused on Big Ideas for Transformation in Special Education
PresenceLearning, creator of the leading network of teletherapy providers in education, is launching a free, three-part webinar series for special education leaders and clinicians focused on big, new ideas that can positively impact student development, outcomes, and long term success. For the first webinar on February 14, 2017, scholar, author, and speaker Dr. Lori Desautels […]
By Glenda Hampton Anderson, Education/Assistive Technology Consultant. As stated by Cari Jean, “It’s no secret that kids love toys. They see a new one on a television advertisement and tell their parents, “I want that!” If kids had their way, they would have every toy imaginable. Toys can be a great way for kids to […]
NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through their regular internship programs. This is not a program for students with disabilities. NASE is trying to recruit more students with disabilities into their regular internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. Internships […]
CAST has announced it’s new publication of “Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: A Comprehensive Guide to AT Services” by CAST Professional Publishing. The book contains much of the information provided on the QIAT website in a comprehensive, concise format with everything in one place. Other benefits are the inclusion of a research base for the
App Ed Review was born when Dr. Todd Cherner was teaching a graduate-level literacy class at Coastal Carolina University. As part of that class, Todd set aside time for “app-etizers” that were mini-lessons about apps. Because the school district where the majority of his students worked provided each of them an iPad to use in […]
ATIA has just announced its summer/fall webinar lineup! The all-new lineup features a range of AT topics, including proposed rules on website accessibility, switch activities for independence, and apps to assist with memory tasks. The following are just some of the great opportunities available to you to advance your AT skills in 2016.
TimeMaps specialize in map-based history timelines. The “Time-Map” concept was originally conceived to offer a visual framework for history topics. A map combined with a timeline lets users see where an event is happening, both in time and space.
Byline: Alix Hackett Paths to Technology website from Perkins eLearning will help teachers, parents and students understand and use the best new technology. Assistive technology has opened up exciting new methods of learning for students who are blind. Photo Credit: Anna Miller. For teachers of the visually impaired, assistive technology has transformed the classroom, opening […]