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Author Hill, Barbara Albers.
Title Breaking through : using educational technology for children with special needs / Barbara Albers Hill.
Pub Info Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, 2014.
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 Falmouth-Adult Collection  371.9 HIL     AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 143 pages ; 23 cm.
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Note Includes index.
Contents The unique world of tablet technology -- Special needs and tablet technology -- Maximizing tablet use -- Adapting and improving your child's tablet -- Conclusion -- Choosing the best tablets for children with special needs -- Choosing the best add-ons and accessories for children with special needs -- Choosing the best apps for children with special needs.
Summary While one-on-one therapy is certainly beneficial, for some children, the process of developing social skills, manual dexterity, and educational competency presents much more of a challenge. Fortunately, the introduction of new and easy-to-use technological devices has created a quiet revolution in the field of special education. It was only a decade ago that the iPad—a portable interactive Internet device—was introduced to the public. Apple’s marketing people correctly predicted the iPad’s popularity, but they did not expect how uniquely appealing this device would be to children with autism, attention issues, physical challenges, and a host of other learning disabilities. Today, numerous tablets offer programs that can break through the barriers caused by psychological and physical challenges. To understand how you can optimize the use of these devices and select the best programs available, best-selling author and special education expert Barbara Albers Hill has written Breaking Through: Using Today’s Tablet Technology with Special Needs Children.
Subject Children with disabilities -- Education -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Educational technology.
Digital electronics.
Tablet computers.
ISBN 9780757003950
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