Weâ€™ve compiled an updated multi-platform list (some oldies, but goodies in there!) of 10 categories of our â€œgo-toâ€ apps that we frequently recommend for students with learning disabilities.
Author Archive | Andrea Prupas
How to enable accessibility features on computers and other mobile devices
Many educators don’t realize that you can easily enable accessibility features on computers and mobile devices with a few clicks of the mouse. Not only is it easy to do, but it is also free!
5 Apps for Literacy Support Using Google Chrome
We had a highly productive and interactive discussion with parents this weekend on using Google Chrome for literacy support at the Montreal Centre for Learning Disabilities annual conference. We created a handout for the session that you can access below:
UDL and active learning spaces at #ATIA15
Creating the most accessible learning experience requires an understanding of how learning spaces can best support teaching and learning. We’re heading to ATIA this week to discuss just that-how different types of active learning spaces can improve access to learning and reduce barriers for students (using Universal Design for Learning as a framework). We hope […]
AT to watch: Speech recognition
In this post we discuss why we’re re-thinking speech recognition, and resources for the implementation of speech recognition technology.
AT and Edtech to watch: Teaching AAC with core vocabulary
In the next few weeks we’ll be posting areas of assistive technology and educational technology, along with resources, that can make a significant difference for teachers, students and parents this year. First up is teaching core vocabulary which has had a huge impact on the field of AAC and is essential to teach AAC effectively.
There’s a special app for that – Part 2 UPDATE: 6 apps to create social stories
Another update for our “There’s a Special App for That” posts! We’re still using all of the apps we recommended in Part 1 – but we wanted to add 6 apps for creating social stories plus a great resource.
Apps for 21st century learning in the inclusive classroom-inclusive classroom podcast
We talk about apps for 21st century learning in two categories, support and content creation.