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
Tag: assistive technology
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.
Scott Richards, Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist, shares the low-to-high tech solutions and strategies that help students with disabilities reach their potential.
Kim Mountjoy, lead teacher for vision services in Metro Nashville Public Schools, is an itinerant supervisor who supports teachers who serve students directly. She shares how teachers in her district help students with reading barriers and other challenges.