Assistive Technology

Technology Tools for Special Education

Accessibility of eBooks
An overview of the general accessibility and options of eBook readers and other applications provided by Royal National Institute of Blind People.

Apple Accessibility Features
Apple installs its products with a wide range of accessibility features, described here. Please note that CCTS does not endorse Apple, and this information is provided for reference only.

Assistive Technology Protocol for Transition Planning
These forms were created by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WAITI) to assist IEP teams in the coordination, management, and planning for the needs of assistive technology during a student’s transition from high school.

Assistive Technology Supports for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The assistive technology guide was developed by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WAITI) and is designed to help educators assess the impact of various items in the environment on their students with ASD and to support the exploration and use of other tools and strategies that may work more effectively for those students. This guide has four sections: (a) Student Information Guide, (b) Environmental Observation Guide, (c) Assistive Technology Decision-Making Guide, and (d) AT Tools and Strategies.

iPad Apps for Special Education
List of over 200 iPad apps for older special education students, including prices, app developers, and a link to the website with more information.

Microsoft Accessibility Features
Comparison of accessibility features in 3 different versions of Windows (Windows 7, Vista, and XP). Please note that CCTS does not endorse Microsoft, and this information is provided for reference only.