Removing Barriers: Assistive Technology Tools to Support Reading & Writing for Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities

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<ul><li> 1.</li></ul> <p> 2. Removing Barriers:<br />Assistive Technology Tools to Support Reading &amp; Writing for Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities <br /> 3. 4. "Ball point pens will be the ruin of education in our country. Students use these devices and then throw them away. The virtues of thrift and frugality are being discarded. Business and banks will never allow such expensive luxuries. <br /> 5. Disruptive Innovation<br /> 6. SpeakUp 2009<br />use social based learning for learning and personal lives<br />access to untethered learning<br />digitally rich learning using relevancy-based digital tools, content &amp; resources that allow for self directed learning<br />Project Tomorrow (2009)<br /> 7. 8. 9. 30%<br />http://tinyurl.com/25qkf8s<br /> 10. 46-47%<br />The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was undertaken in Australia in 1996<br /> 11. Barriers to Learning &amp; Opportunity<br />..impaired access, participation <br />and progress in learning, social connectiveness, and employment<br /> 12. Barriers to Learning &amp; Opportunity<br />prepare for an environment where they will spend more time reading and using information on the internet than they will reading from a printed book<br /> 13. Remediation vs Compensation<br />Edyburn (2006) http://www.uwm.edu/~edyburn/L%26L2006.pdf <br /> 14. One size fits all?<br /> 15. Universal Design for Learning<br />Multiple Meansof<br /></p> <ul><li>Representation </li></ul> <p> 16. Action and Expression 17. Engagement</p>