Assistive Technology: What Every Educator Needs to Know
This quick-reference guide helps educators better understand the value of assistive technology (AT) in increasing all students’ access to the general education curriculum and improving the teaching/learning process for students with special needs. The guide shows how incorporating AT can help teachers adhere to the principle of Universal Design for Learning (UDL).
It reviews the built-in accessibility features of multiple operating systems and recommends and describes specific software/apps that are designed to help build key skills in the areas of reading, writing, organization, and math.
Find recommendations for the best… • Text Scanners • Audio/Digital Books/Libraries • Screen Readers • Time/Task Management Apps • Graphic Organizers • Note-Taking Apps and Devices • Speech Recognition programs • Word Prediction Software • Virtual Manipulatives