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Adaptive & Assistive Technology in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
This chapter helps you review adaptive and assistive technology that is available to assist children with disabilities and English language learners in the classroom. You'll go over definitions for the types of modifications that are available, and their uses are also discussed. By the end of this chapter you will be able to:
- Discuss assistive technology that is available for students with disabilities
- Explain modifications for special educations students
- Describe uses of adaptive and assistive technology
- Detail technologies available for students with learning disabilities
- Relate how assistive technologies can help students who are English language learners
These lessons are presented in an easy-to-follow format that allows you to quickly isolate key vocabulary as needed for review. The self-check quizzes can help you identify what you've mastered and what you still need to work on. You can follow your study progress on your Dashboard.
1. Modifications for Special Education Students: Definition & Checklist
This lesson explains the difference between accommodations and modifications. A list of modifications is also provided. A short quiz follows the lesson.
2. Adaptive & Assistive Technology: Definition & Uses
Learn about adaptive and assistive technologies and how they help people with disabilities live more independently, participate in education, and perform job functions.
3. Assistive Technology for Disabled Students
Assistive technology gives disabled students the tools they need to thrive in the classroom. This lesson explores some common examples of assistive technology.
4. Assistive Technology for Students with Learning Disabilities
This lesson will define assistive technology. It will provide examples of assistive technology and outline the benefits of using assistive technology with students with disabilities.
5. Assistive Technology for English Language Learners
Assistive technology is a beneficial tool for the English language learning classroom. This lesson will go over different types of assistive technology and how they can be customized to assist English language learners.
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Other chapters within the Praxis Special Education (5354): Practice & Study Guide course
- Child Development Psychology
- Cognitive Influences on Learning
- How Disability & Developmental Delay Can Affect Learning
- Learning Theory
- Students with Individual Disabilities, Disorders & Impairments
- Meeting Individual Children's Needs
- Student Learning and Motivation
- Instructional Strategies
- Intervention & Transition Strategies for Special Education
- Learning Assessments
- Foundations & Professional Responsibilities
- Praxis Special Education Flashcards