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Apple Special Education – OS X. Putting the power in students’ hands.

Apple Special Education – OS X. Putting the power in students’ hands.

This article explains the assistive technologies that come with every Mac to help students with special needs to get organized, stay focused, and learn in ways that fit their unique capabilities.  Features are divided into those that support Learning and Literacy, Vision, Hearing, and Physical and Motor Skills.  Features include an advanced screen reader and (1) Simple Finder for a greatly simplified experience that may be better for students with cognitive and learning disabilities, (2) Safari Reader for reducing the visual clutter on a web page by removing distractions, (3) Text to Speech, (4) Dictionary for quick access to definitions and synonyms to help with grammar, spelling, and pronunciation even if students are offline (5) Word Completion for students who have print disabilities or... Show More
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