Here are the most popular apps and assistive tech teachers use with Bookshare to support students with learning differences in their classroom.
Tag: assistive technology
In this two-part blog, two mothers and daughters share their challenges and triumphs as they navigate learning support tools, assistive technology, and misperceptions about dyslexia. Learn how Kayley and Ella went from struggling readers to confident readers. This series includes remarks from a February 8 webinar hosted by Bookshare and Understood.
Jamie Maier, Assistant Technology Specialist, shares her favorite digital tools to help students with reading barriers progress from tears to cheers in an uncertain school environment
These three tips help students with learning differences benefit from accommodations and online resources that accelerate learning during the “great catch up.”
In Part 2 of 2, Ben Griese, special education teacher at Chief Ivan Blunka School in rural Alaska, discusses the benefits of digital voices and other features, books guaranteed to entice reluctant readers, and advice for parents and teachers to foster a love of reading and support students on their journey to reading independence.
In Part 1 of 2, Ben Griese, special education teacher at Chief Ivan Blunka School, uses Bookshare, assistive technology, and creativity to engage reluctant readers in a Southwest Yup’ik community in New Stuyahok, Alaska.
Jolene Nemeth is a Vocational Rehabilitation Technologist and Bookshare member who helps blind students use technology to succeed in college and pursue meaningful employment as adults.
Assistive technology tools and online resources like Bookshare can help students with disabilities during this time of distance learning.
Tiffany Jenkins is a Certified Academic Language Therapist who helps students with dyslexia use accommodations like Bookshare to improve reading success.
Amy Ratajczak, a speech-language pathologist, explains how assistive technology helps students with reading comprehension, decoding, and fluency so they can access grade-level text independently.