Free Resources for AT, AAC, Modifying the Curriculum…
I love great resources and I really love them when they’re FREE! If you’ve never visited the Special Education Needs (SEN) Teacher website, you need to do it now. SEN Teacher offers a wealth of FREE printables, a page full of links to specialized support sites, as well as free software downloads for addressing the academic, sensory, communication, […]
Switch and Tablet Mounting with Loc-Line Hose!
If you’ve never used a mounting system offered by Loc-Line, you’re in for a treat!! Although designed for use in a range of industrial settings, it didn’t take long until some crafty OT’s recognized the potential for using modular hose to create durable mounting systems. Don’t we all just LOVE crafty OT’s? (I may […]
Switch Access Basics
Children who present with complex physical disabilities need alternative access to allow engagement with toys and/or communication systems. Switches are not new to the world of assistive technology, but their use may be new to many teachers! In this post, I am going to offer links to a range of printable resources that will help […]
New Apple iOS7 Upgrade Offers New Accessibility Features
I’ll say it again…you just can’t beat the accessibility features offered by Apple. I loved the simple touch screen interface offered from the onset and they just keep adding new tools for our students with physical disabilities through every upgrade. Yesterday’s release of iOS7 is like Christmas for our users with special needs… With more than […]