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All SPED iPad Program Teachers:

Please complete the end-of-the-year program questionnaire for each of your students using the link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JB8D28Q

Please note that while you are able to complete the survey as many times as you need, it no longer automatically redirects you back to the start, you will need to copy and paste the link into your browser each time. Sorry for the inconvenience.

****As an incentive, we will be offering a chance to win a $50 itunes gift card. To be entered, you must complete your surveys by June 16th. Drawing will be held at 9:00am Monday, June 17th and the winner will be notified by email that morning.****

Thank you all for your participation!!!

 

Forms & Documents:

AAC Web Resources - Powerpoint or PDF

Referral For Assistive Technology Screening (PDF)


Website Links:

https://sites.google.com/site/spfldat/
AT4 Access is a website supported by the assistive technology staff of the Springfield Public Schools for staff and families. This site provides information and support for assistive technology tools and resources that are available.

https://sites.google.com/site/speaking4autism
Speaking4autism - This website is designed to give an overview of AT/AAC and to help interested individuals to find free and low cost tools. These tools can be used to help children who are on the autism spectrum to better communicate in all environments.

http://www.lakefolks.org/cnt
Click-N-Type virtual keyboard - A free on-screen virtual keyboard designed for anyone with a disability that prevents him or her from typing on a physical computer keyboard. The program can be control a mouse, trackball, touch screen or other pointing device. it has a scanning mode for switch users. This program also has built in word prediction .

http://readplease.com
Read Please 2003 Free - A free text to speech screen reading program. This allows text from any program to be pasted into read window and read aloud. The program highlights and tracks words as it reads.

http://fullmeasure.co.uk/powertalk
Power Talk - A free program that enables all text in power point to be read aloud.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/default.mspx
Photo Story 3 - A free multimedia slide show program - can be used with Windows XP or higher. This tool is a wonderful resource for Students to use for mutli-media authoring.

http://www.massmatch.org
Mass Match - Through partnerships with community-based organizations, MassMATCH is currently creating new AT programs and working to coordinate AT services throughout the Commonwealth. MassMATCH is one of 56 state-level AT initiatives in the United States. Their mission is to promote the use of assistive technology and assistive technology services to enhance the independence of people with disabilities, enabling equal participation in all of life's activities.

http://www.modelmekids.com
Free iphone/itouch app - Model Me Going Places is a great visual teaching tool for helping children with ASD learn to navigate challenging locations in the community. Each location contains a photo slide show and audio narration of children modeling appropriate behavior. 6 LOCATIONS: - Hairdresser - Mall - Doctor - Playground - Grocery Store - Restaurant

http://www.pluk.org
Parents, Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK) - Many good assistive technology video tutorials under the video/training archive link.

http://www.givinggreetings.com/freestuff.html
Say it with symbols - lots of links to free visual materials

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/
Make Beleifs commix - create free comic strips - visual tool for social scripting

http://www.freewebs.com/kidscandream/main.htm
Kids can dream - pecs, social stories

http://teachinglearnerswithmultipleneeds.blogspot.com/2009/07/visual-recipes.html
Teaching Learners with Special needs - visuals, picture adapted recipies

http://www.aacintervention.com/index.htm
AAC Intervention - tons of ideas on using visuals, adapted materials

http://wellnessways.aces.illinois.edu/recipes/
Picture Recipies

http://trainland.tripod.com/links.htm
Trainland - autism links, picture symbol downloads

http://www.usevisualstrategies.com/pictures.html
Using Visual strategies - lots of free visuals

http://do2learn.com
Do 2 LEARN - create visual schedules, learning materials with visuals

http://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk
Priory Woods school - adapted activities

http://www.speakingofspeech.com
Speaking of speech - free to join lots of materials that can be downloaded

http://www.symbolworld.org
Symbol world - adapted activities, on line news similar to news for u, adapted stories

http://www.patrickecker.org/quickpics.htm
Quick Pics - Free program for creating picture boards, also has free activity downloads
(mini books)

http://www.freewebs.com/at4everyone/whatisat.htm
Technology 4 Everyone - my website lots of links

http://www.latkids.org
Lifeshare Assistive Technology - Speak for yourself 54 button AAC system for the computer – free!

http://www.rsc-ne-scotland.ac.uk/eduapps/accessapps.php
Access Apps – free assistive technology programs that includes- screen readers, digital E book readers, typing tutors, magnification program, large mouse pointer, talking dictionary, on screen keyboard and many more

http://www.abilityhub.com

http://www.senit.com

http://ed.voicethread.com/about

http://www.cast.org

http://www.childcareland.com

http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/go/wil/

http://prekese.dadeschools.net/BMD/activityspecific.html

http://speech.jppss.k12.la.us/aac%20index%201.htm

http://www.kizclub.com

http://www.speakingofspeech.com

http://www.learningpages.com

http://www.adrianbruce.com

http://www.lanternfish.com

http://www.readingrockets.org

http://www.tinsnips.com

http://www.baltimorecityschools.org/BoardMaker/adapted_library.asp

http://www.hubbardscupboard.org/index.html

Online Videos:

http://cbs11tv.com/video/?id=15283@ktvt.dayport.com


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