This article demonstrates different authors who have been studied different aspects of assistive technologies. Mulligan, S. A. points out the benefits of assistive technologies in terms of increased level of participation by the children with disabilities and increased level of interaction with the peers. It also explains some of the issues that are often witnessed in the process of adopting a suitable technology. The work “Study of Assistive Technology and California Community College Students with Learning Disabilities” by Krull, M. includes discussion regarding several studies and surveys that have been conducted with the aim of evaluating the effect of the usage of assistive technologies on the level of comprehension and learning pace of the children. The author also conducts a study with the aim of evaluating the effects on the basis of academic performance of the child. Such statistical figures and surveys can prove to support the arguments regarding the advantages of the technologies in an effective manner. “Family Guide to Assistive Technology” explains the concept of assistive technologies and accommodation; as well as explains the different types of assistive technologies that are available for the children. It enlists some important factors that are offered by assistive technologies to facilitate the learning process of a child; mobility, visual aids, augmented communication, social interaction and recreation, self care etc. All of these factors result in better academic performance for the child. ...Show more
This paper explains the concept of assistive technologies and different places where it can be applied. The paper also presents both advantages and disadvantages of the usage of assistive technologies through studies of different authors.
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The field of education is no different; innovative technologies have made their way into the classrooms and other modes of education that are being followed by the academicians in the prevailing times. Assistive technologies are also counted amongst these inventions of the modern era since they facilitate the acquisition of education by students who have disabilities.
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The application of assistive technology to support students with disabilities is a growing global success. Assistive technology covers a wide variety of accessible supports that provide assistance to people with special needs in the areas of communication, cognition, learning, physical, sensorial and other challenges that hinder social participation and opportunities for learning.
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