Digital Pen and Paper near $200

Apparently, with a Livescribe smartpen and paper, you can: Listen to your class lecture by just tapping on your handwritten notes. View & listen to your notes on your PC and search by keyword. Email your written & audio notes to your classmates or study group. Translate a word or …

PlaneMath

Years ago, I had the privilege of working on a grant from NASA with a great team of educators and programmers from The Center for Accessible Technology and InfoUse. This set of aeronautics and math activities, called PlaneMath, is the result. The intended audience is students in grades 3-5, including …

ASL Pro

ASL Pro is a web site that offers a free American Sign Language video dictionary and quiz tool for teachers and others who want to teach or learn sign language. Words and phrases are organized into a Main Dictionary, Religious Dictionary, Conversational Dictionary (including idioms), and ASL for Babies Dictionary. …

The Color Bug: Radio-Controlled Art

The RC Color Bug is one cool idea (and one we used to rig up ourselves with remote controlled cars, markers and rubber bands). This lady-bug shaped toy holds markers point down so kids can draw by steering the bug with a button-operated remote. With a little work, we could …

The Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org/index.php The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public. By the way, the Internet Archive even includes a catalog of live Grateful Dead concerts …

Misunderstood Minds by PBS

Misunderstood Minds is a ‘companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and disabilities.’  Special areas on the site focus on attention, reading, writing and math.  Stories, information and resources for parents (and teachers).

Amanda Bragg, Living with Autism in a World Made for Others

Amanda Bragg is a young woman with autism who’s found an amazing way to express for us how she thinks. She’s posted a video on YouTube and has been featured on CNN. Definitely worth reading the story and viewing her video and the CNN report about her. “My language is …

UseVisualStrategies.com

Tips and tools for people who are visual learners, especially those on the autism spectrum or with other behavior or communication challenges, by Linda Hodgdon. powered by performancing firefox

Send a Picture Symbol Card or Animation

Mayer-Johnson has a free, fun, simple e-card tool you can use to send a picture symbol card to a friend via the web (and e-mail).  Click a category, choose an image, add names, e-mails and a short message and send! Try it! powered by performancing firefox