ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Supporting Learners in Inclusive Classrooms

Simpson, Cynthia G.; McBride, Rebecca; Spencer, Vicky C.; Lowdermilk, Iohn; Lynch, Sharon
June 2009
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Summer2009, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p172
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significance of implementing assistive technology (AT) in classrooms in the U.S. It examines how AT assist disabled students to become independent in seeking academic resources to broaden their understanding and learning. It challenges teachers to guide their students in maximizing AT resources in accordance to their individual needs. It explores the different types of AT, and provides ways in appropriately selecting AT technologies in line with both the instructional arrangements and the student's individual needs as well.


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