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Adaptive PE

danvilleambucs.com

pecentral.org

Assistive Technology



Response to Intervention

www.rti4success.org - National Center for Progress Monitoring

www.interventioncentral.org - CBM warehouse; intervention research

www.aimsweb.com - site for AIMSweb

https://dibels.uoregon.edu/ - site for DIBELS

www.fcrr.org - Florida Center for Reading Research

http://www.ilispa.org/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=105 - ISPA direct link to RtI Information

www.nasponline.org - NASP

www.totalrti.com - Total RTI

www.rtinetwork.org - RtI Action Network 

www.garycates.net - behavior observation & assessment tools, problem-solving team forms, etc.

www.easycbm.com - assessment and progress monitoring in reading and math through 8th grade



 

Low Cost/No Cost Technology Solutions

Early Literacy Sites

http://www.starfall.com  - basic literacy skills

http://meddybemps.com/5.1.html - fun stories for children to read online

http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm - stories to read online, including Beatrix Potter, Brothers’ Grimm fairy tales, and more


Assorted Free Digital Tools


Adapted Books

www.baltimorecityschools.org  - Once on the website, search Boardmaker to find a selection of over 700 books made using Boardmaker.

http://setbc.org/setbc/accessiblebooks/freebooksforyou.html - free adapted books creates in Boardmaker, Clicker, Powerpoint, Braille, and more

 

Electronic Text Sites

http://www.sparknotes.com – 100s of books summarized

http://pinkmonkey.com – background, analysis, chapter summaries

http://www.classicreader.com – 100s of books broken down into chapters

http://www.Gutenberg.org – 1000s of free books as digital text or audio files

http://www.bookshare.org – books in digital audio format and embossed Braille

http://www.freeclassicaudiobooks.com – audio books for MP3 players or Ipod

http://www.librivox.org – audio books for MP3 or Ipod

http://www.bartleby.com – free books

http://bookshare.com – digital books for those with proof of print disability

http://www.free-ebooks.org – books to download for free

 

Writing

http://www.readwritethink.org – graphic organizers

http://writingfix.com – prompts for specific books; six traits of writing

 

Math

http://www.hippocampus.org – popular textbooks with video presentations explaining contents of chapter

http://nlvm.usu.edu – National Library of Virtual Math Manipulatives


Text to Speech

 

http://www.wordtalk.org.uk - free plug-in for use with Microsoft Word which highlights text as it is read aloud; contains a talking spellchecker/thesaurus


http://www.zamzar.com - converts documents into MPS files


iPhone, iPod, and iPad Apps

Communication Apps

                                                ABA Flash Cards:  In this set of 52 images, learn actions via text, photo, and real audio

ArtikPix:  iPad only; Flashcard and matching activities with 560 cards for articulation purposes

DAF Assistant:  Delayed auditory feedback and frequency shifting to help improve stuttering

Expressionist:  Cartoon drawings with 120 commonly used expressions in 7 categories and 1000+ nouns

Going Places – Social Stories:  Contains video and audio social stories about going to different places

iCommunicate:  Pre-loaded pictures and storyboards/routines facilitate language comprehension

iConverse:  AAC tool to express 6 different icons representing basic needs:  food, drink, sick, bathroom, help, break

In My Dreams:  Learn reading, matching, sign language skills via animations paired with text and recorded audio

iPrompts:  Visual prompting tool containing original artwork for schedules, a timer, choice prompts, and a library

iSpeak Spanish:  Uses high quality text to speech to translate English to Spanish and Spanish to English

iSpeech:  List of sounds for developmental ages 3 to 7+, and explanations for forming and teaching the sounds

Proloquo2Go:  Full AAC dynamic display solution with over 7000 symbols, natural sounding voices, and more

TapSpeak Button:  Allows you to record messages that the person plays back by touching red buttons on the display (like a Big Mack)

 

Sign Language Apps

ASL Signs:  Can arrange alphabetically or by categories

American Sign Language:  Over 11,000 vocabulary items in an interactive sign dictionary

Sign 4 Me:  With more than 11,500 words in the library, you can learn signed English from a 3D avatar

Signing Time:  Contains videos with audio of various signs, flashcards, and challenges

 

Data Collection Apps

Behavior Tracker Pro:  Allows you to record the components of ABC data collection and then analyze the data

Percentally:  A tally counter for collecting data with notes

 

Reading  Apps

ABC Tracer:  Alphabet flashcards

Audiobooks:  100s of classic books

Build a Word:  Make letters into a word

Chicktionary:  Using timed or untimed mode, use letters to create words and get the word definition

Children’s Classics:  Auto scrolling books

See Read Say:  Includes all 220 Dolch Words spoken at the push of a button and individual tracked progress

Speakionary:  Talking dictionary

Stanza:  50,000 free books

StoryKit:  Easy program to create your own stories by adding in photos, text, and speech

 

Math Apps

Cloud Math:  Practice adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with a timer

DiaMath:  Algebra learning tool

Flash Math:  Math flash cards

Freddy Fraction:  Use Freddy, an alien, to determine equivalence among fractions, decimals, and percents

Math Magic:  Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, takes data and has graphics

Money – Learn to Count:  Customize the values of money, then select the correct value that corresponds to bills and coins pictured

Multiplication: Includes quiz component that takes data

Pocket Change: Times adding activity using graphics of actual coins


Autism

 www.theautismprogram.org

 www.autism-society.org

 www.fhautism.com

 www.cuautismnetwork.org

 www.wiautism.com

 www.practicalautismresources.com

  www.theautismnews.com

 

Social Work

www.iassw.org      Illinois Association of School Social Workers

www.illinois.edu    University of Illinois

 

Speech Therapy

www.asha.org

www.ishail.org

www.speakingofspeech.com


 

School Psychology

www.ilispa.org

www.nasponline.org


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