• What Is Assistive Technology?

    Assistive Technologies are the tools and strategies that act to liberate the use of technology for all students as well as to provide new ways to "assist" interactions and learning. They act to "augment abilities and bypass or compensate for a disability" (Lewis, 1994).


    The Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired (FIMC-VI)

    A statewide resource center designed to assist schools in obtaining specialized materials for students with visual impairments.

    The new and updated PVC Book (PDF 610 KB) includes instructions for making Low Tech AT devices/solutions. It was provided by the Assistive Technology Educational Network in Florida and has many great ideas including providing ideas for supporting AAC devices and books/reading materials for our students. 

    Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC)

    Designing Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) activities for students

    Developing and Using Communication Books

    Creating Symbol Communication Boards for Reading

    Communication Board Development using Boardmaker Resources  

    Visually Cued information using Boardmaker and other symbols:  

    Talking Books