Assistive Technology Solutions
The Notes app is one of the most underrated and overlooked apps on the iPad. When it comes to note taking and word processing other apps are available at a cost, but if you are looking for an easy-to-use app for capturing notes and ideas, creating checklists, adding images, videos and drawing illustrations, and more - then Notes is the hidden gem you've been looking for. And it's free!
This infograph provides a snapshot of some of the built-in tools the iPad offers.
Simple changes can be made to the settings of PCs that can greatly improve the learning experience of those with Learning Differences. This fact sheet provides information about what these simple changes are and how to make them work for you.
This resource will step you through the process of completing a worksheet using the Apps Prizmo and Claro PDF.
AudioNote combines the functionality of a notepad and voice recorder to create a powerful tool that will save you time while improving the quality of your notes. This resource will step you through the process of using Audionote.
Report/Assignment/Essay Writing involves multiple steps and an array of skills. Learning how best to use assistive technology tools to assist with forming ideas, conducting research, mind-mapping, note-taking, writing, editing and presenting work makes the world of difference to students with language-based difficulties.
Year 6 student, Luca, is one of a small group of students who has completed a six week iPad course run by Speld Qld. This is his story.
Book Creator by Red Jumper Ltd (www.redjumper.net) is an intuitive and easy to learn app for creating your own eBooks and has many applications for those at any stage of their learning journey.