November 14, 2012
Tonight, Greg and I worked as a team to convert a paper assignment into a variety of formats that would be accessible for students with the following disabilities:
· significant learning disabilities in reading
· significant learning disabilities in writing
· visual impairment
· Autism (nonverbal)
· Down Syndrome (emergent literacy)
· Hearing impairment
· Cerebral palsy (nonverbal, ataxic, no control of extremities)
Thanks to one of our grade 6 French teachers, we used an assignment in which students would use a word bank to label a picture of the human body, (in French of course).
In order to make this assignment accessible we used a variety of applications (Scan to PDF, type on PDF, Pic Collage, Notes and proloquo2go) to ensure the assignment can be accessible to all with a variety of disabilities.
Next week we get to share our assignment with the class. Hope we can remember what to do!!!