Watch this video to learn more about the Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN).
Assistive technology should be part of a thoughtful, integrated, data-informed approach to support students across educational environments and not seen as a stand-alone service delivered by one specialist, said Marcella E. Franczkowski.
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 […]
Two Howard County Public School colleagues looked at the future of both students and technology and designed a unique block-coding program to help kids grow educationally and therapeutically.
MATN will feature a NEW three-part webinar series focusing on Dyslexia in the classroom. Registration is open now!
Strategies for allowing deaf/hard of hearing students to access instructional media.
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 […]
The Maryland Hearing Aid Loan Bank was created to provide immediate access to hearing aids to infants, toddlers, and children.
Could you describe your role as Assistive Technology team leader in Harford County? We do believe that, over time, the role of an AT team leader throughout the state has been undergoing many substantial changes. In particular we can now offer several channels with diverse opportunities for student with specialized learning needs. By making decisions that […]
Braille is a system that enables blind and visually impaired people to read and write through touch. It was devised by Louis Braille in 1821 and consists of raised dots arranged in “cells.” There are many resources are available to help with the transition to Unified English Braille.