Handhelds: An Effective Assistive Technology Devices for Assisting Students with Mild Disabilities with Self-Monitoring Behavior
Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States ; Joyce Rademacher, Texas Woman's University, United States ; Lemoyne Dunn, Texas Center for Educational Technology, United States ; Cliff Whitworth, Texas Center for Technology, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Antonio, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-61-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This paper explores the use of handhelds as effective assistive devices for students with mild disabilities who have issues with self-monitoring. Through a grant from Verizon, the Texas Center for Educational Technology has provided handhelds for middle school students with mild disabilities served in inclusion classrooms. Using single-subject design the handhelds have proven effective at providing self-management systems for students with mild learning and behavioral disabilities. Examples of the templates developed for the self-management program will be provided. Opportunities for generalizing the results of the study will be discussed
Tyler-Wood, T., Rademacher, J., Dunn, L. & Whitworth, C. (2007). Handhelds: An Effective Assistive Technology Devices for Assisting Students with Mild Disabilities with Self-Monitoring Behavior. In R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3654-3659). San Antonio, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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