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TAM also publishes additional products for sale that are widely used by practitioners and families. Many university faculty use the products as course materials and staff developers use TAM products in their workshops.
Assistive and Instructional Technology Planning Tools
Apps for All Students
A Teacher’s Desktop Guide
Today, apps are everywhere, including inclusive classrooms. In this new book, national experts—Margaret Bausch, Melinda Ault, Marbea Tammaro, Deborah Newton, Amy Dell, Megan Wilson, David Lojkovic, Shannon Sullivan, Anya Evmenova, and Lauren Bonnet—provide guidelines on selection, use, and implementation of apps to enhance success for all students, including those with disabilities. Topics include:
- Integrating apps and mobile devices in inclusive classrooms.
- Using apps in different content areas.
- Finding resources for apps.
- Using the Apps Consideration Checklist.
- Matching apps for students with low incidence disabilities.
- Matching apps for students with high incidence disabilities.
- Implementing apps on a district wide level.
Price: $25.00 (plus s/h)
New! Now available: Digital Apps Consideration Checklist that allows you to fill out and save information electronically.
Digital Apps Consideration Checklist (sold as eBook download) $5.95
Integrating Technology Tools into Instruction: What’s Working in Inclusive Classroomss
Find out how expert practitioners—Karen Janowski, Gina Stefanini, and Patricia Weismer—are using instructional and assistive technologies in inclusive classrooms to enhance student learning. Each chapter is filled with practical ideas, strategies, and a variety of easily obtainable technology tolls that can be easily implemented. An introductory chapter written by national expert Madalaine Pugliese describes competencies that instructional and assistive technology specialists who are working on co-teaching teams should have when helping teachers integrate technology tools into curriculum and instruction.
$22.00 (plus s/h)
Accessibility in Action: Universal Design for Learning in Postsecondary Settings
Written by national experts this, handy, easy-to-read practical guide:
- Provides an overview of UDL in post-secondary settings.
- Describes the role that online learning and UDL can provide access to learning for higher education students with disabilities.
- Includes resources, self-assessment tools, and specific actions that post-secondary educators can take curriculum development, course delivery, and new Web 2.0 tools.
$22.00 (plus s/h)
Assistive Technology Consideration Quick Wheel
Available while supplies last! More than 100,000 copies of this tool have been distributed nationwide. Specifically designed to help IEP teams as they consider the student’s need for assistive technology, the wheel:
- Presents valuable information about assistive technology in an easy-to-understand format.
- Provides useful resources.
$7.95 (plus s/h)
Assistive Technology Planner: From IEP Consideration To Classroom Implementation
Based on research conducted by Margaret Bausch, Melinda Ault, and Ted Hasselbring at the National Assistive Technology Research Institute, this kit contains tools that IEP teams can use when considering, selecting, and implementing assistive technology for a student. The practical toolkit includes: user’s guide, implementation planning tool, and individual Assistive Technology Planners for teachers, administrators, and families. A sample of topics follows:
- Understanding assistive technology.
- Matching assistive technology to the student.
- Identifying skills needed for assistive technology.
- Trying out assistive technology.
- Developing the assistive technology implementation plan.
- Organizing for success.
- Preparing the student for assistive technology.
- Integrating assistive technology into classroom activities.
- Evaluating student results.
- Monitoring use.
- Communication and collaboration.
- Using assistive technology across settings.
- Professional development.
$39.00 (plus s/h)