Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology: What Every Educator Needs to Know

This reference guide is designed to help 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 education needs. In this guide, Brian Friedlander shows how incorporating AT can help them teachers incorporate the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and ...

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ATIA Webinars

CEC is proud to announce our partnership with the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA), developed to bring CEC Members access to all of ATIA’s live and archived webinars! Below, you’ll find the webinars we think you’ll really love. Click the arrow next to the webinar title to see the description and learning objectives, and the link to purchase them.   ...

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Webinar: iAccess: Mobile Devices to Enhance Learning

In collaboration with the Division on Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities (DPHMD) Hear about research-based practices that integrate mobile devices in a universal design for learning framework to support, enhance, and evaluate student outcomes across grade levels and content areas. You’ll see concrete examples of how to use devices, programs, and apps effectively for students with significant needs (e.g., autism, ...

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Autism and the iPad: Strengthening Communication and Behavior

This brief laminated reference guide describes the ways in which the iPad can be an effective tool in teaching students with autism, particularly in enhancing communication and behavioral skills.  The apps described include include those that address language development, augmentative/alternative communication, visual schedules, social stories, positive behavior reinforcers, and behavior data collection. By Brian S. Friedlander and Christine Besko-Maughan. 2013. 6 ...

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