Tech Tools for Note-Taking

By Shelley Lacey-Castelot, ATACP, MS Once students with learning disabilities begin to take notes in class, their challenges with spelling, handwriting, simultaneous processing, and reading can overwhelm them. Even those who are good auditory learners can become flummoxed. There are,… Read the rest

Must-Have AT Tools for Struggling Readers

By Shelley Lacey-Castelot, ATACP, MS What Assistive Technology (AT) does your child with LD need to be independently successful this school year? Over the next few weeks, this blog will feature smart choices for you to consider as you make… Read the rest

Digital Literacy for Kids with LD

Today’s students have come of age in an era of digital media. Yet proficiency with YouTube and Facebook does not necessarily mean that your child is digitally literate—that he has the technological skills to meet the digital demands required to… Read the rest

Assistive Technology: An Overview

There is a perception on the part of some that Assistive Technology (AT) may undermine a student’s ability and desire to perform independently. In fact, just the opposite is true. By definition, students with learning disabilities have a gap between… Read the rest