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Assistive Technology for the General Education Classroom

Assistive Technology for the General Education Classroom
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Author(s): Richard J. Vigilante Jr. (Independent Researcher, USA) and MaryPaul B. Hoile (Independent Researcher, USA)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 35
Source title: Instructional Strategies in General Education and Putting the Individuals With Disabilities Act (IDEA) Into Practice
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Pam L. Epler (Grand Canyon University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3111-1.ch005


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It is the responsibility of schools and educators to utilize appropriate assistive technology to meet the educational needs of students with disabilities within the least restrictive environment. The use of assistive technology enables educators to adapt content and activities within the curriculum to meet the specific needs of students, and it promotes learning, self-confidence, independence, and a higher quality of life for students with special needs. This chapter explores how educators can utilize assistive technology in the general education classroom setting to support students with disabilities, specifically those with sensory, motor, and cognitive limitations. Diverse types of assistive technology devices that students with disabilities can use to overcome barriers to written language, reading, listening, memory, and mathematics are discussed.

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