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Technology to Support Writing by Students with Learning and Academic Disabilities: Recent Research Trends and Findings
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 7, No. 1 (2011) pp. 39–62
The trends and findings from a descriptive analysis of 25 years of research studies examining the effectiveness of technology to support the compositional writing of students with learning and academic disabilities are presented. A corpus of 85...
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 42, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 387–397
This article discusses an evolving understanding of the relationship of assistive technology (AT) to student achievement. Clarifying the compensatory nature of AT and its role in creating a "floor of opportunity" for students with disabilities, the...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 4, No. 1 (2007) pp. 130–139
The legislative and policy background for evidence-based practice (EBP) is presented with implications for research on assistive technology (AT) research in general and for the AT consideration process specifically. Requirements for the development...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 20, No. 4 (2005) pp. 27–38
While the culture of typical Millennial students, those born after 1978-82, is increasingly recognized as being different1
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005) pp. 13–24
On December 10, 2004, selected education and assistive technology (AT) leaders were invited to an AT visioning activity that intended to lead to the development of a national AT agenda. Participants were presented with seven questions to stimulate...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 3, No. 1 (2006) pp. 15–33
This article presents findings from a December, 2005, national assistive technology (AT) Outcomes Summit attended by AT experts representing vendors, higher education, government, and public schools. Discussions conducted centered around three...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 40, No. 1 (2007) pp. 22–29
The role of curriculum-based data in educational decision making, particularly with regard to the assistive technology (AT) consideration process, has become increasingly important. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) and other demands for...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 40, No. 2 (2007) pp. 28–34
Building the capacity of education professionals to make effective assistive technology (AT) decisions requires varying supports. One effective approach used in Central Illinois is to develop and maintain user groups comprising skilled practitioners ...