To learn about the basics of assistive technology, please see this video from the Pacer Centre (please note that this video is designed as an introduction to assistive technology. It contains content from the US and some information and/or policy does not pertain to the Canadian or Québec educational context.)
To learn more about assistive technology, please see these resources designed for a general audience (please note that some resources are from outside of Québec and Canada):
- RÉCIT-page d’accueil
- RÉCIT-adaptation scolaire
- RÉCIT-5 types d’aides téchnologiques
- Learning Technologies for Teachers (français), Alberta
- Learning Technologies for Teachers (English), Alberta
- Assistive technology resources on Understood
- Matching Assistive Technology to Individual needs on Greatschools
- Assistive Technology at LDOnline
- Parent Guide to Assistive Technology on GreatSchools.
- The Yale Centre for Dyslexia and Creativity and tools and technology page
- Parents guide to dyslexia on childmind.org
- Centre for Equitable Library Access for Canadians with a Print Disability
- Parent page on PrAACtical AAC for children with augmentative and alternative communication needs
- The Centre for AAC and Autism
- Create visuals for free! @ Connectibility.ca or LessonPix
- Natural Reader is a text to speech software that is a free download from the web for PCs and Macs. This software is also an excellent option for home use.
- App reviews on Common Sense media Moms with apps and OTs with apps and technology
Please feel free to submit a resource here.