Posts Categorized: Assistive Technology

Improve Reading Comprehension with Text-to-Speech: iPad Multi-Sensory Reading

Improve Reading Comprehension with Text-to-Speech: iPad Multi-Sensory Reading

Text-To-Speech Text-to-Speech isn’t just for students with low-vision. It can also be beneficial to students experiencing a range of literacy difficulties. Read-aloud tools have been shown to positively impact reading comprehension for individuals with reading disabilities. While more studies are needed, other potential benefits of this multi-sensory reading approach include: Improved word recognition. Promoting student… Read more

iPad Accessibility Apps – Level The Playing Field

iPad Accessibility Apps – Level The Playing Field

iPad Accessibility Apps – Level The Playing Field The iPad’s built-in accessibility features are amazing for empowering all learners. Here’s a round-up of iPad Accessibility Apps to further help level the playing field. Part 1: Vision Part 2: Hearing Part 3: Speech Part 4: Physical and Motor Part 5: Learning and Literacy Part 1: Accessibility… Read more

MacBook Assistive Technology for Inclusive Learning

MacBook Assistive Technology for Inclusive Learning

MacBook Assistive Technology for Inclusive Learning An introduction to assistive technologies built into the MacBook I’m not an expert on assistive technology, but I have made learning more about it a priority. I was inspired by Louis Perez, a fellow Apple Distinguished Educator, who is an expert in assistive technology. Louis made me think differently… Read more