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In 1883, the editor of the American Journals of the Deaf wrote, “It is not unreasonable to hope that some instrument will yet be contrived that will transcri…

Diana Petschauer‘s insight:

Excellent communication and instant transcription system for those who are deaf or experience hearing loss, also being used in classrooms today!

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Tech Transformation: 1:1 programs and personalized learning

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“It’s HOW the technology is being used, rather than WHAT technology is being used that leads to personalized learning.”

 

Diana Petschauer‘s insight:

Maggie and Kathleen express my perspectives as well; phemonal blog and insight! It is difficult for me to assist a school and hear them say they have chosen to only adopt google apps or iPad apps, or have chosen between Apple or Android, or Mac rather than Windows…this stifles learning opportunities in many ways. Just as adults have learning prefernces and technology preferences (for work and personal use), our students can learn to make the same self-assessments about their own learning, and choose technology that works best for them and helps them succeed in school.

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n2y: Each week, students connect with the world through symbol-supported news articles

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New-2-You:Each week, students connect with the world through symbol-supported news articles and dozens of worksheets, games, and activities. News‐2‐You stands alone as the national newspaper for special education. Check out the Speaking version powered by Lexiflo from TextHelp, press the Play button at the top. https://www.n2y.com/news2you/sample/speaking/regular.aspx

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Voice Dream Reader App

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Voice Dream Reader is an iPhone and iPad app that lets you listen to any articles, blog posts, reports, papers, and books using text-to-speech on while you commute or exercise.

 

Diana Petschauer‘s insight:

Amazing Text to Speech with Highlighting, access to Bookshare Books,download root explorer apk word docs, pdf’s, the web, dropbox, and more. Dictionary and Highlighting tool, edit, and several fonts including the Dyslexie Font. More voices available for download.

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Latest News – RSLSteeper-Switch Access to the iPad and Apps that far surpasses Bluetooth!

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Diana Petschauer‘s insight:

I was able to try this switch with my own iPad and apps at ATIA, and it is phenomenal! It works with several apps that my students and clients use, icluding VoiceDream and AAC! It not only offers access to the ipad through scanning and switch selection, but also to far more apps than any bbluetooth switch! Awesome, promising, innovative technology, just getting to the U.S.!

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New American Foundation for the Blind App Helps People with Vision Loss Easily Take Notes on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

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"For the millions of Americans with vision loss looking for a simple, convenient way to take notes at work, at school, or at home, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) today launched the AccessNote™, a specialized notetaker for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch."

 

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Talkler Lets You Hear, Delete, and Reply to Emails Via Voice

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Talkler is a VoiceOver-compatible iOS app that enables blind and visually impaired persons to use voice commands to listen to and manage emails.

Diana Petschauer‘s insight:

Awesome App for Users who may be Blind/Low Vision, Print or Reading Disability, Physical Disability, and convenient for all of us trying to read emails on the way to a meeting or appointment!

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