Special Education Resources

Assistive Technology

Accessibility Options for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Low Tech Manual Boards:

LAMP/Words for Life on an iPad:
GoTalk

Low Tech Eye Gaze Boards

AAC vocabularies on a computer/laptop:
  • PRC NuVoice PASS software
    The PASS software download allows you to run the various language configurations (i.e. Unity, UNIDAD, CoreScanner, LAMP Words for Life, WordPower, Essence) on your computer, all without having to use a device.
  • Saltillo ChatEditor
    Chat Editor is a free Windows® companion software program that allows a clinician, teacher or parent to run various TouchChat vocabulary options (WordPower, NovaChat etc.) on your computer, without having to use a device.
    Download Directions

Modeling/Aided Language Stimulation

AAC & Literacy: Resources to help you utilize and model AAC while reading with your student.

How to read & model on an AAC device:

Additional Resources:

Accessibility Options for Reading (Text-to Speech access)

On a Computer/ Laptop

Read & Write for Google Chrome:

On an iPad/iPhone:

Text to Speech/Spoken Content

Accessible E Text

Accessibility Options for Math

Numeric Input- On a computer/PC running Google Chrome Browser:

Numeric Input- On an iPad/iPhone

Calculator Access On a computer/PC using any browser

Calculator Access On an iPad/IPhone

Calculator Access On an Android

Accessibility Options for Written Expression

Graphic Organizer on a Computer/Laptop

Note-Taking Tools On an iOS or Android Device

Speech-To-Text On a Computer/Laptop

Speech -To-Text On an iPad/iPhone

Word Prediction On an iPad:

Accessibility Options for Productivity

On any computer, mobile device, and tablet

 iOS Applications for Microsoft Office

Android Applications for Microsoft Office

OneDrive Applications for Mobile Devices

Office Lens

On an iOS or Android Device

Accessible Instructional Materials for Virginia (AIM-VA)

Google Accessibility

Accessibility Options for using Google Classroom

Please consult with your school's Instructional Technology Coach (ITC) regarding Google Classroom Support.

Google Chrome Accessibility Tutorials:

Accessibility:

Google Chrome Extensions (may require account):

Read&Write for Google Chrome
Natural Reader (Read Aloud Support Software)
EquateIO For Google (Math Support Software)
Ginger (Written Expression Support Software)
Snap & Read (Read Aloud Support Software)
Co-Writer (Word Prediction Software)