An assistive technology toolkit: Type II applications for students with mild disabilities

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Abstract

This article describes possibilities for technology use among students with mild disabilities. It considers characteristics of assistive technology from the standpoint of strategies associated with universal design for learning and Type I and Type II software applications. After a brief description of assistive technology definitions, legislation, and implementation issues, the assistive technology toolkit, an alternative strategy for equipping students with technology for classroom use, is presented. Observations from field-testing indicate that general and special education teachers can effectively use the toolkit to integrate general curriculum requirements for students with mild disabilities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationClassroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages107-118
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9780203051504
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Access to general curriculum
  • Assistive technology toolkit
  • Mild disabilities
  • Teacher training
  • Technology integration
  • Type II computer tools
  • Universal design for learning

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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Puckett, K. (2012). An assistive technology toolkit: Type II applications for students with mild disabilities. In Classroom Integration of Type II Uses of Technology in Education (pp. 107-118). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.1300/J025v22n03_09