Assistive Technology

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Adults with Learning Disabilities: A Review of the Literature

2002

In this literature review, the authors report on the research and current knowledge regarding adults with learning disabilities. The literature review covers a number of areas including defining learning disabilities and their affects, determining if adults have LD, reviewing effective teaching and support strategies, and giving some implications for research, policy, and practice.

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Making Universal Design a Reality

2007

This article reports on a project at Renton Technical College in Washington State with a goal to provide a complete LD service system that creates a learner-friendly environment for students with learning disabilities.

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Getting Started with Assistive Technology

2007

This article gives an overview of the most common categories of assistive technology (AT) that support literacy and language development.

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Assistive Technology and Learning Disabilities

2011

 Assistive Technology can offer powerful tools to students with learning disabilities by providing remedial or compensatory support in the classroom and for independent learning. This article includes an overview of various hardware, software and low tech tools for students and teachers with a focus on literacy and a mention of available math tools. While there is an emphasis on middle and high school, many of the tools described are useful for adult learners.

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