Learning disabilities are diagnosed learning difficulties with speaking, writing, reading, listening, reasoning, spelling or Math that are the result of a presumed central nervous system dysfunction. Learning disabilities are neither cured nor outgrown. However, with helpful tools and hard work and children with learning differences can improve successively in these areas. Assistive technology is one such tool. Children with learning differences grow up to be adults with learning differences.
It is a real challenge to manage children with disabilities to both families and professionals in schools and at homes. In an attempt to find solutions to these challenges in this contemporary world, one of the major challenges facing teachers and other professionals is meeting the social, behavioral, cognitive, perceptive and motor needs of children. Normally children with disabilities would find it hard to go through CBSE Books.
It is very important to ensure that students with disabilities prepare to meet the many challenges of postsecondary settings, with many technological tools increasing; the students with disabilities to overcome these challenges have become more possible. It is important to pick the right assistive technology for students with disabilities so that they save their effort and time. Ignoring the existence of tools and devices that help students with disabilities handle and maximize their academic and educational gains.
Technology could play an important and significant role, in many cases, in helping students with disabilities to overcome their difficulties in academics. Modern technology has come up with Educational apps that can help disabled children understand concepts with ease and also helping them to develop their academic skills in the process.
Types of Assistive Technology
Not all technologies are appropriate for individuals with disabilities. People have their own unique set of weaknesses, strengths, experiences, special abilities and interests.
Written Language Technologies
Word processors are computer-based writing systems that enable the user to type text onto a computer screen before printing on paper.
Optical character recognition (OCR) systems, when combined with speech synthesis, might be thought of as reading machines. The OCR enables the user to input hard copy text, such as books and letters, directly into a computer.
These wireless systems make the speaker’s voice sound stronger, which benefits those who have difficulty focusing on what a speaker is saying. A dial on the receiver unit controls the volume.
Organization/ Memory Technologies
Personal data managers are available as software packages for a computer or as electronic hand-held devices. They may be useful to persons with organizational or memory difficulties. These managers provide a way to store and retrieve large amounts of personal information easily.