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20% discount on all AbleNet “easy-tech” technologies from Spectronics – only until June 30th 2015!

20% discount on all AbleNet “easy-tech” technologies from Spectronics – only until June 30th 2015!

So many special ed classrooms rely on their collection of easy-tech technologies from AbleNet to actively engage their students in learning. Take advantage of this 20% discounted pricing offer to update your collection of AbleNet technologies before 30th June 2015. Here are a couple of the most popular new AbleNet technologies that you may like to check out …

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Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

So MUCH more than just an online version of the much-loved Boardmaker software. Top reasons to upgrade … You can ditch the CD! No more CD-wars. No more looking for lost CDs! No mare having to wait for the replacement for your damaged CD to arrive! Includes all 25,000 PCS symbols – including the high-contrast symbols and sexuality symbols (which can be …

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Boardmaker Online – Jump on board!

Boardmaker Online – Jump on board!

In our ever changing world of technology, it is ALWAYS exciting to see something that we already love, just get better and better…. This is the case with BOARDMAKER ONLINE. Boardmaker continues to be one of the most commonly used and popular software programs in Australian and New Zealand schools and centres. Even parents all over Australia use …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students! Really!

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, October 2014

SENICT News and Resources from Ian Bean, October 2014

beANZ2014 Tour Workshops For ten weeks in the summer, Ian travelled first to Australia, then on to New Zealand and finally to Denmark to deliver his unique iPad and special needs technology workshops to 1000s of teachers, therapists, support workers and parents at schools and conferences. Feedback has been very positive with almost everyone rating the sessions as …

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Using a simple eyegaze option with your special education software classroom

Using a simple eyegaze option with your special education software classroom

If you have always thought using that eyegaze with your students with physical disabilities would be way too time consuming and far too complicated to get going, the new Inclusive EyeGaze Foundations with myGaze Eye Tracker bundle from Inclusive Technology in the UK may help to change your mind! Its ease-of-use was certainly very popular at our Inclusive …

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Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Make amazing music in ALL classrooms for ALL students

Imagine your students making unbelievable sounding music by simply moving their hands through laser beams! Play in a group or on their own Record and share their performances With no complicated learning curve to get started – for them or for you! Meet the Beamz Interactive Music System and read on for more info about how it's great …

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Universal Design for Learning – Expression

Universal Design for Learning – Expression

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Over the last couple of weeks I have been focusing on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). This began with a practical overview of the topic, followed by a more detailed post on one of UDL’s guiding principles – Multiple Means of Representation. This week I am continuing the trend by discussing Multiple Means …

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Universal Design for Learning – Representation

Universal Design for Learning – Representation

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com In last week’s post I gave a high level overview of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework designed to give all students equal access to learning. In this post, I will be diving deeper into one of the UDL Principles, Multiple Means of Representation, by providing ideas and strategies to use when …

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Universal Design for Learning – Tips for Integrating into the Classroom

Universal Design for Learning – Tips for Integrating into the Classroom

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com The term Universal Design for Learning, or UDL, continues to appear across the field of Assistive Technology. At the ATIA conference alone this year there were five sessions that integrated Universal Design into their title. While the topic is an important one, I find that confusion still exists about what exactly Universal Design …

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