Introduction to Assistive Technology

This workshop will provide an overview of how assistive technologies can enrich and enhance the education of students who learn differently. The presenter will provide demonstrations of Kurzweil 3000, Dragon-Naturally Speaking, and Inspiration software and discuss how to develop reading comprehension with text-to-speech software and writing skills with graphic organizers. Participants will gain an understanding of how to improve their traditional classroom instruction, assessment and accommodations with assistive technologies.