ICT in Special Education

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CAST.hot.gif Works to expand learning opportunities for all individuals, especially those with disabilities, through the research and development of innovative, technology-based educational resources and strategies. http://www.cast.org/
TAMCEC. hot.gifSupporting students with disabilities and diverse learning needs. http://www.tamcec.org/
Council for Exceptional Children. http://www.cec.sped.org/
(also see their Journal of Special Education Technology http://www.tamcec.org/jset/ )
Closing The Gap. hot.gif Assistive Technology Resources for Children with Special needs. http://www.closingthegap.com/




Assistive technology resources & tools


Assistive Technology Tools. http://www.2learn.ca/TeacherTools/Assistivetech/assisttools.html
RJ Cooper & Associates. http://www.rjcooper.com/ Apps, iPad accessories, software and hardware for persons with special needs.

Sample company: Assistivetech. http://www.tobii.com/en/assistive-technology/
Microsoft Assistive Technology Products: http://www.microsoft.com/enable/at/default.aspx
CLI (NSW DET) Adaptive Technology info.kangaroo.gif http://www.cli.nsw.edu.au/optionkeys/students/solutions.htm
Accessibility tutorials for Microsoft products: http://www.microsoft.com/enable/training/
Assistive Technology Training Outline (for kids in K-6). http://www.atto.buffalo.edu/



Further information on special needs


4Teachers.org Special needs. http://www.4teachers.org/profdev/sn.php
Guide to learning disabilities. http://www.ldonline.org/index.php
The leading Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals.

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Adaptive technologies, support sites

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