8 Examples of Assistive Technology and Adaptive Tools
Assistive technology is one of the core strategies schools use to help with learning and attention issues. Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy. Here are some common examples.
Click on the quotation to see how Assistive Technology can make the difference and allow students to be successfully included in general education classrooms.
Here are five different tips for Low Tech Assistive Technology. Click through to see how you can use fidgets, quiet kits, bumpy seats, visual timers and adaptive scissors in the classroom to help students stay focused during learning.
Assistive Technology for Education
these key boards make integrating technology in the classroom easier for students to learn and visualize certain keys.
ReadingPen for help with dyslexia. I must have these for my three beautiful dyslexics!!
Using Assistive Technology in the Classroom
Assistive Technology in the Classroom with a FREE Printable of ideas and some implementation tips.
Literacy Tips for Digital Writing
The Speech to Text tool in Google Drive is a life saver for struggling writers/typers (and their teachers)
Assistive Technology Reference Guide
Software Programs for Kids With Reading Issues
If your child has reading issues, there's a range of assistive technology software that may help. Most of these computer programs offer several tools for reading aloud, such as text-to-speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR). They may also offer other features.
Assistive Technology For Writing When Your Child Has Dysgraphia
Using assistive technology for writing can help students with dysgraphia demonstrate their knowledge in effective and proactive ways.