ERIC Number: ED379887
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
ACTTive Technology, 1994.
Hutinger, Patricia L., Ed.; And Others
ACTTive Technology, v9 n1-4 Win-Fall 1994
This document is composed of four issues of a quarterly newsletter on the use of assistive technology applications in educating young children with disabilities. Feature articles include: "Study Reveals Assistive Technology Effects, Benefits, Barriers" (Patricia Hutinger and others); "Adapting Macintosh Software To Meet Individual Needs" (Linda Robinson and Carol Schneider); a conference keynote address by Charles Frame; "Frolicking Fun with the Fripples" (Lela Cunningham); "Sheboygan Site Has ACTTive Early Intervention Program" (Linda Robinson); "Study Shows Assistive Technology Produces Positive Effects, Makes Recommendations for Future Efforts" (Patricia Hutinger); "Technology Provides Valuable Learning Tools for Children with Disabilities"; "The Potential of Assistive Technology" (Patricia L. Hutinger); and "Memory: An Overview" (Carol Schneider). Curriculum activities include "Controlling Familiar Sounds,""Sounds around Me," and "Storytime with Bobby and Friends." Brief descriptive reviews are provided of several software programs, such as "The Backyard,""Print Shop Deluxe,""Storytime Tales,""Circletime Tales,""Putt Putt Joins the Parade,""Thinkin' Things,""Ugly Duckling,""Sammy's Science House,""Words around Me,""Easy Street,""Big Bug Alphabet Book,""EA*Kids Art Center,""IntelliPics," and "The STACK SHOP." Notes about switch software, new devices for alternate keyboard input, technical assistance videotapes, and gestural input system development are also provided. (JDD)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Software, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Input Output Devices
Macomb Projects, 27 Horrabin Hall, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 ($16 for a 1-year subscription).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Early Education Program for Children with Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Western Illinois Univ., Macomb. Coll. of Education.
Note: A product of Project ACTT.