Assistant State Superintendent Marcella Franczkowski was honored to open the 25th anniversary Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN) Spring Institute on May 30th. Formed in 1994 through a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Technology in Education, MATN connects educators, families, policy-makers, and leaders who are committed to… Continue Reading Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN) Celebrates 25 Years of Service
The Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN) is excited to announce that our MATN Spring 2019 Institute will take place on May 30, 2019! Together, we will continue to promote access, equity and progress for all students and help MATN celebrate our 25th Anniversary! The MATN Institute will take place at the Johns Hopkins University, Columbia… Continue Reading MATN 2019 Spring Institute: Call for Presentations
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Voice output devices ae a great option for children who struggle with verbally expressing themselves. This video provides an overview of how a voice output device helped a child named Libby progress:
Learn how tools like PDAs or smartphones can be valuable and powerful assistive technology tools for students.
Assistive technology for reading and writing are available for students both during school and when transitioning into the workplace. Watch the video for more information:
Assistive technology can give students the resources they need to successfully transition into the workforce. Andrew’s story in the video offers an example of how assistive technology can help.
Assistive technology can help children with everyday tasks. This video illustrates how assistive technology helped Samantha eat independently.
Learn how text-to-speech technology can help people with a wide range of abilities.
Watch this video to learn more about the Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN). Continue Reading Video: The Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN)