In this article, Melissa Herzig, Ed.D., VL2 Manager and cofounder and associate director of the new PhD program in educational neuroscience at Gallaudet University, discusses the importance of exposing deaf/hard of hearing students to bilingual education and how technology can help develop strong bilingual literacy skills.
In this webinar, experienced AT professionals from Fairfax County, Va public schools demonstrate how to develop and conduct AT assessments, and implement activities in early childhood classrooms and at home to make participation and learning accessible to all students! ( Get the slides .)
The 2016 main award of the Inclusive Technology Prize was given to an open source assistive communication software that is completely free: The Open Voice Factory (formally AzuleJoe) converts communication boards into communication devices. The program allows users to generate Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) packages by uploading PPT templates...
In this webinar, Deborah Lynam, Director of Community Engagement at Learning Ally, talks about evidence-based reading intervention programs and the various assistive technology programs that support literacy interventions. She advocates the use of audiobooks as a tool to promote access to higher level readings and build independnce and self confidence....
Developed by DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology), this video provides an overview of students and workers with learning disabilities demonstrating mainstream computer-based tools and strategies that promote academic and career success.
In this video, a student from the University of Tasmania, shares her experiences in using inclusive technology, emphasizing the power of text-to-speech and voice dictation technology.
Video made by Martin Kelly for the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training.
Presenting at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016, Haben Girma talks about how designing with accessibility in mind benefits not just users with disabilities, but developers, too. The first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben champions equal access to information for people with disabilities, earning...
In in this video a Law student talks about how assistive technologies made available at the Resource Office on Disabilities helped him successfully complete assignments and exams.
Produced by Don Johnston Inc, this video tells the story of Ptahra Jeppe, an extremely dyslexic and extremely capable law student who uses assistive technology to navigate educational requirements and achieve academic success.
The last panel discussion of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , this presentation focused on the importance of participation for the development of skills in everyday activities and the role of parents as the primary source of guidance in the use of assistive technology.