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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Assistive Technology

Learn about tools that support students with disabilities and methods to find and select technologies that help all students reach their learning goals.

Assistive Technology: Resource Roundup

An educator's and parent's guide to websites, blogs, articles, and videos that provide information and tools related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology and accessible instructional materials.

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iPad App for Children with Dysgraphia and Writing Difficulties

Discussion posted Sun, 08/17/2014 - 18:31
4 0 153 views

Writing Out Math Problems on the iPad

Discussion posted Mon, 06/23/2014 - 17:37
2 0 11 views

Five-Minute Film Festival: The Power of Assistive Technology

Blog posted Fri, 01/17/2014 - 10:03
3 2 4,700 views

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Assistive Technology: Enhanced Learning for All

New educational tools help students with a range of learning disabilities excel.

37 19,689 views
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We All Have Special Needs: Using Technology to Break Down Barriers

Disabilities come in many forms. So do the technologies that help the disabled tackle their challenges.

672 views
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Digital Textbooks: New Hope for the Visually Impaired

A company pioneers in the field of recorded and computerized educational books.

1 480 views
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Universal Design in the Classroom: Do it Once, Do it Right

Creating a learning space that works for all students in myriad situations is a smart, cost-effective approach.

1 5,755 views
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Assistive Technology for Young Children in Special Education: It Makes a Difference

A discussion on the many types of assistive technology tools that are available for children with disabilities.

2 4 45,525 views
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Leaping Over Walls: With Technology Integration, the Sky's the Limit

How assistive technologies helped one student break down the barriers of a learning disability.

2,590 views
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Assistive Technology Success Stories: Opening the World of Education to All Students

With some technical assistance, there is no limit to what these kids can accomplish.

2 2 8,825 views

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Assistive Technology Makes a Difference for Lukas Bratcher
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Assistive Technology Makes a Difference for Lukas Bratcher

Thanks to some ingenious assistive technology, Spokane's Lukas Bratcher didn't let a birth condition stifle his passion for music. He played euphonium in his school's award-winning marching band from his wheelchair.

22 3,645 views
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The Department of Education's Karen Cator Answers Your Questions about the National EdTech Plan

The Department of Ed's Karen Cator answers your questions about the National Education Technology Plan (NETP)

2 3,070 views
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Digital Diversity: Engaging All Students in Education

High tech tools shift from special to universal.

1 2,878 views
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Leaping Over Walls: With Technology Integration, the Sky's the Limit

How assistive technologies helped one student break down the barriers of a learning disability.

2,590 views
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Berberi's Tools: Technology Can Level the Learning Field

New devices are giving special-needs students opportunities they've never had before.

2,114 views
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We All Have Special Needs: Using Technology to Break Down Barriers

Disabilities come in many forms. So do the technologies that help the disabled tackle their challenges.

672 views
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Digital Textbooks: New Hope for the Visually Impaired

A company pioneers in the field of recorded and computerized educational books.

1 480 views

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