Understanding Assistive Technology: Simply SaidThe definition of Assistive Technology presented by the PACER Simon Technology Center www.pacer.org/stc
UDLIn this video, find out more about how the concepts of universal design for learning are being applied in the classroom. Learn more about how Alberta schools are implementing inclusive practice to support success for all students at www.education.alberta.ca/inclusion
I Want to Say Documentary Trailerfacebook.com/hackingautism
In collaboration with production company Bodega Studios, advertising agency Goodby Silverstein & Partners will be releasing a documentary, I Want to Say, that chronicles the lives of real young people with autism, in particular, their challenges and breakthroughs through the use of touch technology. The film brings awareness to the vast improvements that touch technology has made for nonverbal members of the autism community. Hacking Autism, an initiative recently adopted by Autism Speaks, aims to bring this same attention to an online community devoted to people sharing their stories of hope through emerging technologies.
Assistive Technology in Action - Meet MasonThe Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD) and PACER Center are pleased to announce the release of our new assistive technology awareness series, AT in Action. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), this fully-captioned video series is designed to strengthen awareness of AT devices that help individuals with disabilities participate fully in school, at home, and in the community. In this third video, you'll meet Mason, a young boy with vision loss who, with the help of AT, is able to learn reading and writing in the same classroom as his sighted peers. We invite you to view and share this video with your colleagues and the families you serve.
K-12 Using Assistive Technology for Math and ScienceThis videos shows students and teachers options for using assistive technology for Math and Science assignments.
Technology in Special Education Classrooms
Assistive Technology in Park HillThe Park Hill School District assistive technology team supports students who need a little extra help to communicate, see, work and learn in the classroom. In this feature, Park Hill TV follows two brothers who use assistive technology devices to communicate. Learn more about how assistive technology is helping students become more successful in the classroom.
Meet Lianna - Assistive Technology and Cerebral Palsyhttp://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/service/a/aaron-perlman-center/assistive-technology/default/
Lianna is a bright little girl with a lot to say. She has cerebral palsy, which affects her ability to move around independently as well as communicate with her voice. Lianna tried quite a few augmentative communication devices through the years and struggled to find an easy way to express her thoughts. Now a special eye-controlled camera attached to a computer gives Lianna the ability to let the world know what she is thinking. We would love for you to meet Lianna in this video by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
The Case Against Assistive TechnologyA look at the assumptions stopping schools from using technology.
A narrated version is available at http://www.donjohnston.com/thecase