Assistive technology (AT) is a supplemental resource that may be a mandated requirement for many students with disabilities within their IEPs. In a typical resource room, there are a variety of AT devices that may be incorporated into instruction by the special education teacher.
Research two low tech, two high tech, two augmentative, and two alternative assistive technology devices appropriate for students with previously identified mild to moderate language disabilities.
For each assistive technology device researched, complete the â€œAssistive Technology Device Matrix Template.â€
Support your findings with a minimum of three scholarly resources.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using documentation guidelines, which can be found in the Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
Read “Tech Tools for Students with Learning Disabilities: Infusion into Inclusive Classrooms,” by Quenneville, located on the LD Online website.
Read “Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC),” located on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website.
Read “Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview,” located on the Reading Rockets website.