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Highlights Jeff, a bright high school student with severe speech and motor impairments, who successfully uses a laptop computer with word prediction software and speech output to work toward independence in writing.
Illustrates how an innovative multimedia writing project enables students with learning disabilities to work cooperatively with their non-disabled peers by tapping their unique strengths and abilities. Katherine, a student with organizational and attentional difficulties, emerges as a group leader.
Demonstrates how elementary school students with a range of disabilities successfully participate in a standards-based science curriculum. Visit classrooms in Cambridge, Massachusetts to see how technology, media, and materials--supported by good instruction--promote their achievement.
Portrays a unique literacy program for elementary Deaf students which integrates storytelling, videotaping, and word processing to bridge American Sign Language (ASL) and written English skills.
Tours an early childhood classroom, illustrating how innovative uses of high and low technology tools ensure that students with disabilities have full access to the curriculum.
Demonstrates why Angie, a high-achieving student who is blind, considers her portable Braille device with speech output "a lifeline," enabling her to succeed in her high school classes.
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This material was developed by the National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP), located at Education Development Center, Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts. NCIP was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs from October 1, 1992 - September 30, 1998, Grant #H180N20013. Permission is granted to copy and disseminate this information. If you do so, please cite NCIP. Contents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by NCIP, EDC, or the U.S. Government. This site was last updated in September 1998.
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