Let’s look at the use of Assistive Technology dsfpg_admin_wp
Once I was given the opportunity to use a ‘talk-to-text’ program in many of my subjects, my academic results improved dramatically!
Katie, Age 16 years
When considering the processing difficulties frequently evident in the profiles of students with learning disabilities, it is not surprising that the challenge to participate becomes even more difficult as the demands of schooling increase.
Whilst remediation and good quality literacy instruction go some way towards improving students underlying skills, the use of assistive technology not only allows students the opportunity to improve their understanding and engagement in the learning process, it also allows them to better demonstrate their skills and knowledge more independently and at a level more commensurate with their overall understanding.