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2 Assistive Technology Janet Brininstool Janet Brininstool Memory Devices

3 Assistive Device –Memory device can help students to keep on task. –They can be used to remind students that it is time to go to class. –They can also remind students when it is time to catch a bus. –Do home work and go to bed.

4 Different Types of Devices Wrist watches with alarms and timers. MotiVaider- a tiny box that vibrates and reminds a person to do a task. Private Practice Vibration Reminder Disk. Can be attached inconspicuously to a persons body, clothing or pocket.

5 More Devices Time Pad Memo and Sycom Total Recall. Have clocks and alarms that announces specific tasks to be completed. Tickle Box- helps students from being distracted and students with short term memory problems

6 Why some students may need these devices For students who have trouble keeping on task. For the student who have trouble remembering to complete projects on time. To remind students when homework is do. Help students remember when they have a meeting with a teacher or an event. To remind students when it is time to take their medication.

7 Improves Students Self Image Self Image Helps Achieve Personal Goals Improves Self-esteem Helps Eliminate Bad Habits

8 Cost & Availability MotiVaider Cost is $59.95 Readily available through the internet.

9 Janet Brininstool I am a mother of a 22 year old daughter. We are both full time college students in the education field. I am the 10 th out of a dozen brother and sisters. I’ve been playing softball for 30 years in the city league. I have many trophies. I also ran track in my late thirties at Michigan State and brought the gold for my age group. I still play many different sports. I ran a daycare for 18 years and returned to college my daughters senior year of high school. I have been substituting for the last 3 years. I really like it! My dogs name is Sadie the Lady, she is a 9.5 years old. She was raised with my daycare kids so she loves children.


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