This tool matches students' needs (e.g., academic, communication, auditory, vision, organization, mobility, independent learning) and appropriate assistive technology tools.
Type of Material:
Special education teams in schools, parents, teachers.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
The purpose of this site is to give those individuals responsible for matching assistive technologies to students a place where these technologies can be identified. Resources for locating these resources are offered.
Target Student Population:
The target student population are those students that have a disability that could be assisted with the help of technology.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
No prerequisite skills are required to navigate this site other than the ability to use a mouse.
The tool is straightforward and does exactly what it is meant to do in helping teachers, parents, and caregivers to locate useful apps and tools.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
The outstanding features of this site are the ease of use and the suggestions for use of the technologies that are presented. The tool helps parents, teachers, and caregivers to locate helpful apps and other assistive technologies (both free and paid) which can help students with special needs.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
This site is very simple to navigate. Starting with the nature of the student need, the site steps you through situations that are clickable and lead to suggested assistive technologies. This site is extremely user-friendly, intuitive and straightforward. The interface is clean, attractive, and simple to navigate.
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