Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.
Technology startup Zyrobotics has launched TabAccess, a device designed to help people with limited fine motor skills use Android and iOS devices.
A new Web-based system aims to help educators better manage and supervise individualized education programs (IEP), from referral through classification and placement.
The Newmark School, a private, not-for-profit school for children with autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention issues and other developmental disabilities, has redesigned its classrooms to encourage active and collaborative learning.
Some teachers in Wyoming are learning how to better use assistive technologies thanks to a new program launched by the University of Wyoming's Wyoming Institute for Disabilities.
Visual and sonic aids can help students with language disorders improve their reading, writing and speaking.
- By Katharina I. Boser, Sarah Wayland
California's Mountain View Whisman School District has deployed 80 tablets to its special education classrooms.
Following a legal settlement with the National Federation of the Blind and other groups, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers will make its Common Core tests accessible for blind students by this spring, when the assessments will be field tested by 1.2 million students in PARCC states.
When high school students refused to attend their speech therapy sessions, Sommer Jones, director of special education, set out to find a new option. The solution: online speech therapy.
Districts in south central Pennsylvania are now able to offer online speech therapy session to their students with special needs.