Using Assistive Technology: Voice Output Device

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:

Helpful to Know: Strategies for Working with Children with a Visual Impairment

What are some effective strategies for working with children who have a visual impairment? Verbally and specifically narrate what is happening in the classroom at any given time so students always feel included Communicate with families and other professionals to share information and strategies Adapt activities to promote independence Provide multi-sensory, tactile, and experiential learning […]

MATN Webinar Series

MATN will feature a NEW three-part webinar series focusing on Dyslexia in the classroom. Registration is open now!

MATN Fall Institute Registration Open

The MATN Fall Institute will focus on Speech Recognition as AT for Writing with presentations by Daniel Cochrane, Assistive Technology Specialist and Coordinator and Kelly Key, Assistive Technology Coordinator and Administrator. Thursday, September 29 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Registration is now open for the 2016 Maryland Assistive Technology Network Fall Institute. Access registration […]

Small hearing aids in the palm of a person's hand with a one-Euro-coin for scale.

Maryland Hearing Aid Loan Bank

The Maryland Hearing Aid Loan Bank was created to provide immediate access to hearing aids to infants, toddlers, and children.

Child reading with a preschool teacher

Voices from the Assistive Technology Field

Hear what assistive technology experts Penny Reed and Kelly Fonner have to say about each phase of the AT Cycle. If you would like to view the videos with closed captioning, please make sure you have the caption option turned on in your media player.  You also can use the short-cut “Ctrl + SHIFT + […]

Get to Know – Dr. Therese Willkomm

Dr. Therese Willkomm, the Director of Assistive Technology at the University of New Hampshire’s Institute on Disability wants to teach everyone how to craft assistive technology out of everyday items.