Working with Students with Disabilities in the General Science Classroom

Richardson, Denise; Beard, Lawrence A.
January 2008
Special Education Technology Practice;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p27
The article explains the role of assistive technology and the Internet as valuable tools in teaching general science to U.S. students who have mild disabilities. These students, the article reports, comprise about 85% of the total number of handicapped students and are generally lacking in basic reading skills. According to the article, assistive technology can provide these students the auditory and visual support to overcome reading difficulties. Some of the Internet sources teachers can use to help students in this regard are cited in the article.


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