Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Coordinators

Breaking Assistive Technology Myths

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Assistive technology can allow students to fully realize their academic potential, but there are many misconceptions about it. Let’s review some common myths about AT!
A father and daughter look at a tablet together.

Getting Ready for a New School Year with Assistive Technology

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Follow this four-step guide to successfully implement assistive technology into your children's toolbox.
Young boy with brown hair uses a tablet to read at a library table

Using Assistive Technology to Address Students’ Individualized Education Program Accommodations

Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Assistive technology can meet specific literacy learning needs for children and teens struggling with reading or writing.
Children using assistive technology. A young boy has headphones and is looking at laptop. Young girl with an adult on a laptop in background.

Free IRRC Service Helps Iowa Children With Reading Disabilities

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
The Iowa Reading Research Center introduces families to assistive technology that may help their children with reading and writing.
Mother and daughter using tablet for writing instruction at home

Supporting Your Children’s and Teens’ Home Learning: Dyslexia and Writing: How Can Caregivers Help?

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Help overcome the writing frustrations of children with dyslexia by using a handful of approaches and incorporating assistive technology.
A girl using assistive technology, a tablet, at home to help with homework.

Supporting Your Children’s and Teens’ Home Learning: Use of Assistive Technology

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Apps and extensions can help children who are struggling at home with reading and writing tasks.
Mother and two daughters learning at home with different devices like tablets and laptops.

Supporting Your Children’s and Teens’ Home Learning: A Guide for Families

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The IRRC’s Supporting Your Children's and Teen's Home Learning Guide provides web resources by subject area and for assistive technology use, as well as tips for a successful home learning approach.