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purple arrowInstructional Uses of Video & Captioning

Search here for information about a variety of technologies that support literacy development in students who are deaf and hard of hearing, including different applications of video and captioning technologies. Also learn about descriptive video service for students who are blind and visually impaired.

purple arrowMultimedia

Investigate hypermedia tools and instructional programs that incorporate a range of media to address the needs of students with various learning styles.

purple arrowOrganizing Tools

Learn about software-based tools that can help students with learning difficulties organize information for deeper understanding and enhanced expression.

purple arrowProviding Access to Portable Tools

Probe the various issues confronting educators as they provide broader access to laptops and other portable electronic tools for their students with and without disabilities.

purple arrowTechnology in Early Childhood Education

Discover the range of assistive and instructional technologies available for children with disabilities in preschool and early childhood settings.

purple arrowTechnology for Students Who Are Visually Impaired

Explore ways a variety of technology tools support students who are blind and visually impaired in the development and application of literacy skills.

purple arrowTelecommunications

Discover how students with disabilities can develop their writing abilities online and how telecommunications can provide these students access to authentic learning opportunities within their broader communities.

purple arrowWord Prediction

Learn about a unique software feature that can assist students with physical and learning impairments in developing their written language skills.

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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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