Using Apple Products

Assistive Technology

Using the tools that students, parents and educators are familiar with

As the article "Assistive Technology in Education: A Critical analysis of the 'Highs' and the 'Lows'" points out, training can be a issue with the effective use of assistive technologies. The great thing about using the features that are embedded in Apple products is that these tools are already familiar to many parents, teachers and students and they do not have to learn a new set of tools.
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Different Ways to Learn for all Types of Learners

Apple provides a guide for how to apply their built-in iOS and OSX functionality in different scenarios and for different types of learners. The openness and flexibility of these tools helps to support the point made by "Assistive Technology in Education" that learning is highly individual and assistive technology needs to be tailored the needs of each student.

Lisa Tenorio