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Author Green, Joan L., 1963-
Title Assistive technology in special education : resources for education, intervention, and rehabilitation / Joan L. Green.
Pub Info Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press, Inc., [2014]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J PARENT TEACHER J 371.9 Gre     AVAILABLE
Edition Second edition.
Descript x, 242 pages ; 26 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The power of technology -- The benefits of assistive technology -- Technologies and access -- Technology and strategies to improve verbal expression -- Augmentative and alternative communication : devices, apps, and more -- Technology and strategies to improve auditory comprehension -- Technology and strategies to improve reading comprehension -- Drill-and-practice technology to improve writing skills -- Technology and strategies to improve executive function and new learning -- Interactive programs to improve cognition, learning, and memory -- Interactive websites and games to promote communication, literacy, and learning -- Helpful online resources and learning tools.
Summary Families, teachers, and therapists who are searching for an update about how to use the latest technologies to help individuals who struggle with communication, literacy, and learning will benefit from the wealth of practical, well-organized information in this second edition of Assistive Technology in Special Education. The indexed update presents an overview of the uses of technologies to help readers zero in on specific, powerful, cutting-edge resources they can use to enhance success. The book features new tools to improve and compensate for challenges relating to speaking, understanding, reading, writing, thinking and remembering, as well as strategies to help students become more organized and efficient. The use of tablets such as the iPad and smartphones, as well as cloud-based products, are highlighted. Online resources and social networking tools are presented to empower readers to learn about new products as they become available.
Subject Communication devices for people with disabilities.
Assistive computer technology.
Self-help devices for people with disabilities.
Special education -- Technological innovations.
Educational technology.
ISBN 9781618210845 (pbk.)
161821084X (pbk.)
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