12 07, 2022

AT Tools Benefit Student with Complex Learning Needs

2022-07-12T08:42:02-04:00July 12th, 2022|AT Success Stories|

by Stacey Fulton, EASTCONN A student diagnosed with Dyslexia, poor phonological awareness, impacted by ADHD and speech apraxia was referred to EASTCONN for an AT evaluation, specifically focused on written expression. (The student was using some tools for accessing text and more recommendations were added for reading as a result of the evaluation.) Her handwriting [...]

27 09, 2021

Movia Robotics Shares a Look into Robot-Assisted Instruction

2021-09-27T12:05:34-04:00September 27th, 2021|Product Spotlight|

Written by Muniba Masood​, Vice President, Movia Robotics Children with autism have always had to change for the world; but now the world is starting to change for them! Devoted to improving the lives of children with autism through Robot-Assisted Instruction, MOVIA Robotics is an innovative tech company that designs products for both the home and [...]

17 12, 2020

Lending Library Brings a Voice to Transition Student

2020-12-17T11:27:59-05:00December 17th, 2020|AT Success Stories|

by EASTCONN’s Ann Bedard, M.S., CCC-SLP, Assistive Technology Specialist/ Speech-Language Pathologist The TouchChat app was recently trialed through EASTCONN’s AT Lending Library by Chris, a transition-age student with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Several AAC options were ruled-out prior to Chris’s device trials, after matching specific software design features to his abilities and needs. For example, Chris had [...]

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