Assistive technology and learning disabilities: Today's realities and tomorrow's promises

The article surveys the current status of assistive technology, reflects on future promises, and considers potential problems. It states that individuals with learning disabilities can capitalize on their strengths and bypass, or compensate for, their disabilities by using many forms of technology.

Author: 
Lewis, R.
Year: 
1998
Source: 
Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol. 31, 16-26.
Type: 
Related Research
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
electronic references and resources
multiple formats of text and notation
organize and plan
practice and reinforcement activities