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Assistive Technology in Education


PresenceLearning, Fuel Ed Partner on Distance Ed for Special Education Students

PresenceLearning and Fuel Education have partnered to deliver a live, online special education solution designed to provide schools and districts with greater access to service providers for special education students from kindergarten to grade 12.

Kurzweil Education Releases Text-to-Speech Upgrade

Kurzweil Education is rolling out Kurzweil 1000 Version 14, the latest version of its text-to-speech software.

Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Transition to College

Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few students who need them take advantage once they leave high school. Here's what K-12 schools can do to help.

Arizona District To Use Online Intervention Plan Builder With Autistic Students

Special education teachers in Maricopa, AZ, will be able to use an online behavior intervention plan builder to create individualized programs for students.

6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL

Universal Design for Learning can make your lessons more accessible and your lesson-planning more fun.

Boardmaker Releases iPad App for Students with Speech Disabilities

Boardmaker, a company that produces technology to help students in special education classes overcome speech, language and learning issues, has launched a new iOS app, the Boardmaker Student Center app.

Califone Guarantees Audio Deliveries in Time for Common Core Testing

Districts that place orders through authorized Califone dealers by Nov. 21 will have their headphones, earbuds and headsets ship from Califone as early as March 3, 2015.

Maryland District To Monitor PreK Programs with Performance Management Software

A Maryland school district is adopting new performance management software specifically to support the work of helping families who have young children with developmental disabilities and delays in the county.

$121 Million in Federal Grants Bolster Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

The federal government is awarding $121 million in grants with the aim of improving academic and career outcomes for those with disabilities

Cognitive Assessment Tool Upgrade Provides More Information on Learning Disabilities

Pearson is introducing the fifth edition of its Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children with upgrades that include access to it via a tablet.