Study: Assistive technology is effective in improving achievement

01/6/2010 | Education Week

Assistive technology was found to be a more effective tool than other interventions for achieving academic goals among students in special education in a Virginia district, a study shows. When employed by educators and therapists, assistive devices and special software helped more students with disabilities reach benchmarks on their individualized education plans than did tools such as tutoring or curriculum changes, a district occupational therapist said.

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