Presentation on theme: "How Can We Leave No Child Behind? Technology Supports for All Kids MICCA 2004 Marsye Kaplan, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP Assistive Technology Team Leader Baltimore."— Presentation transcript:
How Can We Leave No Child Behind? Technology Supports for All Kids MICCA 2004 Marsye Kaplan, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP Assistive Technology Team Leader Baltimore County Public Schools
Its The Law Assistive technology is a device and/or service that is determined by an IEP team to be necessary to provide a student with educationally relevant and necessary access to a free and appropriate education (FAPE) in a least restrictive environment (LRE). Assistive technology services must be considered for any student receiving special education. Idea, 1997
IntelliMathics Authoring program Students explore the magic of math See how math integrates into everyday life. Activities using virtual manipulatives help students see mathematical relationships never fully understood before. students able to test hypotheses and independently check their work.
Equation Editor Microsoft Word View…Toolbars….Customize….Command…Insert….. EQUATION EDITOR
Curriculum Support IntelliPics Studio IntelliTools, Inc. Multimedia software tool Activities across grade levels and content areas. Curriculum activities come to life and engage students, Paint, drawing, animation tools; Video, sound, and image importing; Easy presentation templates engage students and set the stage for exciting slide shows, storybooks, and presentations.
Mobile Technology Peripheral Keyboard Systems AlphaSmart 3000 PC6 Dana PDAs
Universal Design for Learning Continuum of learning Instructional adjustments Accessible curriculum materials Paradigm shift from fixing kids to the curriculum www.cast.org
UD in Education Universal Design for Learning Materials and curriculum Present materials in multiple ways Multiple ways for students to demonstrate learning Provide multiple ways for students to interact and make meaning out of curriculum and materials From David Rose-http://cast.org
Office of Technology in Special Education http://www.bcps.org/offices/assistech/default.html