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Variety of Software

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“A child miseducated is a child lost.”

-- John F. Kennedy 

What is assistive technology?

AT promotes greater independence by enabling people to perform tasks that they were formerly unable to accomplish, or had great difficulty accomplishing, by providing enhancements to or changed methods of interacting with the technology needed to accomplish such tasks (Wikipedia)

 

Video by the TheDOITCenter Assistive technology and computer applications for people with disabilities

 

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Video Assistive Technology Enabling Dreams

http://www.edutopia.org/assistive-technology-enabling-dreams-video 

 

 

Overview of AT Tools and Software

During this class you will be introduced to commercially available software that support students across the curriculum. 

 

PowerPoint 

Overview of AT Tools and Software 2.ppt

 

Software that Supports Students

All the software listed here is commercial, and each title is linked to the website of the developer.

 

Access (Jane) 

 

Writing Software (Maureen) 

              Inspiration video 

 

Speech to Text/Voice Recognition (Paul) 

 

Math (Maureen) 

 

Reading (Jane) 

 

Switch Software (Jane)

 

Vision Technology (Paul) 

Braille Hardware

Vision Software

 

Hearing Technology (Maureen)

  • Video of Phonak's Inspiro with Dynamic FM and Dynamic Speech Extractor

 

 

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