Category Archives: Universal Design for Learning

Making Homework Easier – Solutions for the Disorganized Student

This repost of Jacqui Murray’s reviews how homework is made easier using one of the many learning management systems (LMS) available. As an AT Professional, many students referred have organizational challenges which may involve spatial, temporal, attentional and categorical organization difficulties interfering with completing … Continue reading

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GPII – Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure  

For you OT Techies – Are you familiar with the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure or  GPII initiative? Thanks to The Assistive Technology Daily for sharing this new development of Cloud4All  and Prosperity4All  and other international agencies and businesses who have partnered … Continue reading

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Note Taking Tools & Feature Matrix

Taking Tools for Students Note taking is a subject frequently addressed during AT assessment of students. Along with peer note taking accommodations, as eligible through a college’s students with disability center, or special education department there are many electronic tools available … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Tool

Did you know that a new Voice Typing tool is available in Google Docs (since September 2015) providing speech recognition as a option when using Google Chrome Browser? I may be the only one who was not aware of this new tool, … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Writer App Available !

Voice Dream Writer app (9.99) developed by Winston Chen was released this past week. Also the developer of Voice Dream Reader app (iPhone/iPad), Winston Chen has been dedicated to improving and offering features in his Reader app for individuals with … Continue reading

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This Holiday Season Be Nice, Not Naughty: Use the Most Readable Low Vision Font

As scooped with Scoopit from: IPAT Blog ” This Holiday Season be Nice not Naughty, use the Most Readable Low Vision Font” It is holiday greeting card time! Tis the season to remember friends and family, whether across the street … Continue reading

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