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Assistive Technology in Education


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.

Blue Jeans Updates Videoconferencing Tools for Users with Disabilities

Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

Report Details 5 Keys to Using Technology To Help At-Risk Students

A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education offers five recommendations for helping at-risk students learn.

SoftChalk Updates Create with E-Book Builder

SoftChalk has launched the latest version of its content authoring tool, Create 9, with a new e-book builder tool and other new features.

Vital Source Updates Accessibility Features for Ebooks

VitalSource Bookshelf has updated its accessibility support for its collection of e-textbooks.

8 Great Tools for Classroom Presentations

Teachers are pairing hardware and software to create lessons that engage students and inspire collaboration.

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