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Glossary of Terms

GENERIC AT TERM SPECIFIC AT TERM

Writing
Mechanics of Writing

   -Portable Word Processor
   -Computer
   -Adaptive/Specialized Software
   -Graphic Organizer

Writing
Mechanics of Writing

-AlphaSmart/Neo, Fusion, Forte, MacIntosh, Dell
-Specialized Software within the classroom
-Inspiration, Kidspiration

 

Computer Access

   -Word Prediction
   -Abbreviated Expansions to reduce keystrokes
   -Keyguard
   -Arm Support
   -Trackball,Trackpad
   -Alternate Keyboard
   -TouchWindow
   -On Screen Keyboard
   -Switch/Switch Interface
   -Voice Recognition Software

Computer Access

   -Co-Writer, Read and Write Gold
   -Same
   -Ergo Rest
   -Trackball, SmartMouse
   -Intellikeys, Big Keys
   -Touch Window
   -Wivik, Windows Accessories
   -Micro Light, Ultimate Switch
   -Dragon Naturally Speaking, Windows 7 Accessibility

Composing Written Material

   -Electronic Spell Checker, Dictionary
   -Portable Word Processor
   -Talking Word Processor
   -Voice Recognition Software
   -Pencil Grip
   -Laptop

Composing Written Material

   -Franklin
   -Alphasmart/Neo, Fusion, Forte
   -Write Out Loud, Kurzweil, Read and Write Gold
   -Dragon Naturally Speaking

Communication

   -Static Communication Board/Book
   -Single Message Voice Output Device
   -Static Voice Output with Levels, varied # of cells
   -Voice Output Device with Dynamic Display

Communication

   -Made in Boardmaker, Symbol Stix, clip art, etc.
   -Big Mac, Step by Step
   -Tech Talk, Tech Speak, Go Talk, Communication Builder, Cheap Talk, Quick Talker
   -PRC (Springboard Lite, Vantage Lite), Dynavox (Maestro, VMax, Xpress, M3), iPod/iPad with communication apps (Proloqu2go, iClick/iTalk, GoTalkNow)

Reading

   -Book adapted for page turning
   -Use of pictures with text
   -Digital text
   -Text to Speech which allows the scanning in of text materials
   -Talking Word Processor
   -Recorded Material

Reading

   -Page fluffers, 3 ring binder
   -Picture It, Symbols 2000, PixWriter
   -type;  .pdf  .epub   .opf   .doc
   -Kurzweil, Read and Write Gold
   -Intellitalk, Write Out Loud
   -Digital text, etext

Math

   -Calculator-Talking, Scientific, Large Keys
   -LCD display, print out
   -On Screen Calculator
   -Adaptive Math Software

Math

   -Texas Instruments
   -Big Calc
   -Mathpad, Mathpad II

Learning and Studying

   -Print or Picture Schedule
   -Software for the manipulation of objects/concepts
   -Software for the organization of ideas and studying

Learning and Studying

 -Inspiration, Power Point, Smart Notebook
 -Inspiration, Kidspiration

Recreation & Leisure
(Environmental Control)

   -Adapted toys and games
   -Use of a battery interrupter to operate a toy
   -Environmental Control Unit
   -Adaptive Sporting Equipment
   -Universal Cuff to hold crayons, pencils
   -Drawing or graphic software
   -Using software for recreation or leisure activities

Recreation & Leisure
(Environmental Control)

   -Switch adapted_____________
   -AbleNet,Enabling Devices Battery Interruptor
   -AbleNet power link
   -Bowling ramp, lighted/sound ball
   -Fork, Spoon, stampers
   -Paint, Adobe
   -Adapted games by title

Vision

   -Large print books
   -CCTV
   -Screen Magnification Software
   -Screen Reader
   -Braille Translation Software
   -Braille Printer
   -Braille keyboard and notetaker

Vision

   -Zoomtext
   -JAWS
   -Duxberry
   -Juliet Brailler
   -Braille n Speak