Assistive Technology Resource Video Series
Duration: 15 minutes
Intended Audience: Assessment Staff, Community Stakeholders, Elementary Teachers, ESOL Teachers, Instructional Coaches/Coordinators, MTSS Team, School Leaders, Special Education Teachers, Special Student Services Staff, State Schools, Technology
Are you looking for Assistive Technology (AT) applications for programs to support student achievement? View these short informational videos to gain a better understanding of assistive technology resources. Building-level leadership, teachers, parents, and students can benefit from better knowledge of the impact assistive technology can have on student outcomes.
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DOE Office: Federal Programs
Topics: Federal Programs, Special Education, Special Student Services, Technology
Event Type: Recorded Webinar
Webinar URL: https://gpat.gadoe.org/Georgia-Project-for-Assistive-Technology/Pages/default.aspx
Date Recorded: Nov 15, 2021
Speech to Text (3:45) Technology that converts spoken language to text.
Text to Speech (4:33) Technology that reads the text on a screen out loud and can provide both audio and visual options.
Executive Functions (6:44) Teaching the use of schedules, timers, and checklists to support independence.
Aided Language Stimulation (ALgS) (6:03) The use of modeling to help students with complex communication needs to become more independent in their communication.
Note Taking (6:55) Taking notes can be done on a computer, smart device, or using pen and paper, this process helps extend our long-term memory.
Core Vocabulary (7:09) Teaching students with complex communication needs by using words that are high-frequency words in everyday language.
Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) (11:14) Students that are visually impaired, physically impaired, or cannot read for a length of time may benefit from AEM and or AT.