Assistive Technology in Action - Meet Jared

The Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD) and PACER Center are pleased to announce the release of our new assistive technology awareness series, AT in Action. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), this fully-captioned video series is designed to strengthen awareness of AT devices that help individuals with disabilities participate fully in school, at home, and in the community. In this fourth video, you’ll meet Jared, a young man with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is able to control his entire computer and run his graphic arts business through a sip and puff switch.. We invite you to view and share this video with your colleagues and the families you serve.

Learn more at:
PACER Center: www.pacer.org
FCTD: www.fctd.info
FHI 360: www.fhi360.org/

Technology Jared uses includes:

Sip and Puff Switch
Environmental Control Unit (or ECU, built into his wheelchair)
Tash Switch Interface
IntelliSwitch
SwitchXS Software
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The Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD) and PACER Center are pleased to announce the release of our new assistive technology awareness series, AT in Action. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), this fully-captioned video series is designed to strengthen awareness of AT devices that help individuals with disabilities participate fully in school, at home, and in the community. In this seventh video, you’ll meet Brody, a student who uses word prediction software to help him write and a smart pen to take notes and save thoughts. We invite you to view and share this video with your colleagues and the families you serve.

Learn more at:
PACER Center: www.pacer.org
FCTD: www.fctd.info
FHI 360: www.fhi360.org/

Technology Brody uses includes:

– Co:Writer word prediction software
– Pulse LiveScribe Smart Pen