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Use of iPads in Education - Assistive Technology

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Edel Ryan

on 29 April 2013

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0 + - = 9 8 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 c ICT and Pedagogy Assignment 1 Use of iPads
in Education Muscle Dystrophy Genetic condition that involves the gradual weakening and wasting away of the muscles that help the body to move
Over time you lose the ability to do simple everyday things
In some cases, there can be a loss of speech and/or movement of limbs, even by the age of 12 How could an iPad help? Would an iPad
be beneficial? Advantages Disadvantages Portable and light Limited software Summary Writing is becoming difficult
Turning pages of a book
Heavy school bag
Missing days of school due to hospital visits Assistive Technology 'any item, piece of equipment or product system that is used to improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities' p.97 ICT and Special Needs Writing - 'Pages' app (dictation) Use of Skype or photostream for days missing Reading books on the iPad - turning pages Use of Dropbox to submit homework Apps such as Toontastic/Book Creator creating stories Use of textbooks on the iPad - lighter bag iPads as Assistive Technology How an iPad can be used for a child with
Muscle Dystrophy Proloquo2Go Advantages and Disadvantages of iPads Proloquo2go Form of A.A.C. (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) = interventions that aid communication How does this affect school for Stephen? €169.99 An app for people who have difficulty speaking or cannot speak at all. No fine motor skills required Downloadable apps Cost (free) Distraction Delicate Difficult to type
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