students with disabilities

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!
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.
Young student and researcher conducting reading assessment.

Research Brief: Predicting Dyslexia With Assessments of Foundational Reading Skills

Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Recap of a study about predicting students with reading disabilities, which is crucial to providing needed supports as early as possible.
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.
Teacher using structured literacy to teach a small group using flash cards

An Explanation of Structured Literacy, and a Comparison to Balanced Literacy

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
An explicit or implicit approach to literacy learning? See why the former approach tends to work better for all learners.
Educators and family members meeting about an Individualized Education Program

Developing and Synchronizing the Various Aspects of the Individualized Education Program

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Setting a goal, monitoring progress and deciding on specially designed instruction through an IEP can help students with reading disabilities achieve success.
Couple filling out an IEP Form at a table

Family Preparation for an Individualized Education Program Meeting

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Effectively advocate for your child with a disability’s literacy education by thinking through your hopes and concerns.
Group of students in a classroom participating in a literacy lesson as their teacher reads a book to them on the carpet

Why the 13 Disability Categories Matter When Planning Reading Interventions

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Gain a better understanding of the needs students with different disabilities have and the evidence-based literacy interventions that can help.
Teacher leaning over desk to help boy with a question at his desk

Five Common Questions about Teaching Students with Disabilities: Debunking the Perception of "Not my Student"

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Students with disabilities are the students of all teachers. We look at five common questions about teaching students with disabilities.