Open Source Assistive Technology


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Why Assistive Technology?

  • students participate more fully
  • creates better equity among students
  • establish independence for students

Why should we have assistive technology?


"I think that if I was introduced to these technologies, and they helped me, every other student in the world who needs them should have the right to have them, no matter what age, sex, country or ethnicity."

--sixth grade student who has been using ATs since kindergarten

Works Cited

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OATS: http://www.oatsoft.org/

Assistive Technology in Education: A Critical Analysis of the "Highs" and "Lows": http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Issues_in_Digital_Technology_in_Education/Assistive_Technology_in_Educ