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Dyal, Allen; Carpenter, Laura Bowden; Wright, James V. – Education, 2009
For many students with disabilities to be successful learners in the general education curriculum, they must receive supplemental aids and services. Assistive Technology commonly referred to as AT, fits both the definition of supplemental aids as well as related services for students with disabilities. Assistive Technology services and devices…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, General Education, Disabilities, Educational Technology
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Birnbaum, Barry W.; Kritikos, Effie Papoutsis – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
The law clearly states how assistive technology is to be used for children with learning disabilities. This article focuses upon the different types of technology that can be used for children with learning disabilities and provides an overview of the different types of technology available. (Contains 4 tables.)
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Children
RESNA: Association for the Advancement of Rehabilitation Technology, Arlington, VA. – 1998
This report describes individual state projects under the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act (Tech Act) that are addressing the needs and barriers identified by citizens with disabilities. Systems change activities are described under the following topics: (1) changes through policy and legislation; (2) changes…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Change Strategies
Behrmann, June, Ed.; And Others – Marketplace, 1991
This document consists of seven newsletter issues containing the 3 year period 1989-1991. Major articles during this period have the following titles: "Special Educators Probe Promises and Pitfalls of Multimedia Today"; "NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Developed Technology for Students with Disabilities";…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Demography, Disabilities, Educational Technology
Parette, Howard P., Jr. – Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 1991
This paper examines issues related to implementation of Public Law 100-407, the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988, including the meaning of technology, the need for information systems, funding mechanisms, transportation needs, technology evaluation, hands-on experiences before purchasing, and training…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Educational Technology, Federal Aid