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USING TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE THE LITERACY SKILLS OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ON ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

Journals

Journal of Special Education Technology (jset.unlv.edu)A peer-reviewed journal published by the

Council for Exceptional Children’s Technology and Media Division.

Special Education Technology Practice (www.setp.net)A practitioner-based journal focusing on

providing practical information for teachers. Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits (www.atia.org/call_for_papers.html)An online,

peer-reviewed journal published by the Assistive Technology Industry Association.

Web Sites

ABLEDATA (www.abledata.com)Largest searchable database of assistive-technology equipment

and materials. Assistive-Technology Training Online Project (atto.buffalo.edu)Information on assistive-technology

applications to help students with disabilities learn in elementary classrooms. Closing the Gap (www.closingthegap.com)Information on the leading assistive-technology

conference, online articles, an annual resource directory, and active discussion forums. Council for Exceptional Children (www.cec.sped.org)Information about improving educational

outcomes for individuals with disabilities. Infinitec (www.infinitec.org)Information on using technologies to enhance the learning, daily

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living, and community participation of persons with disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia (www.gatfl.org/ldguide/read.htm)Information on learning disabilities and assistive technologies. Special Education Assistive Technology (SEAT) Center (www.coe.ilstu.edu/seat/)A university-affiliated center focusing on the use of instructional and assistive technologies. Yes I Can! With Technology: Students With Disabilities and Technology (yesican.cec.sped.org/ xybernaut/QandA.html)—Information on technology that helps students with disabilities. Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (www.ala.org/ala/ascla/asclapubs/ interface/archives/contentlistingby/volume23/accessibilityint/accessibility.htm)Internet resources for accessible technology, Web-site accessibility, disabilities and accessibility, and

discussion lists related to accessibility issues.

Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (www.wati.org/athandbook.htm)A state project that provides comprehensive information useful for people with disabilities as well as industry professionals.

Books

A s s i s t i v e T e c h n o l o g y f o r P e o p l e W i t h D i s a b i l i t i e s , b y D i a n n e P e d r o t t y B r y a n t & B r i a n R . B r y a n t . P u b l i s h e d

by Allyn & Bacon (2002).

Technology for Inclusion: Meeting the Special Needs of All Students (4th ed.), by Mary Male. Published by Allyn & Bacon (2002).

Learning Point Associates

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