Special Education Listserv
Subject: Assistive Technology/Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Source: Leone Herring, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Local Education Agency Staff
Date: September 1, 2010
Missouri Assistive Technology has developed a Factsheet, "Autism Spectrum Disorder and Assistive Technology" and "Assistive Technology in the Classroom for Deaf and Hard of Hearing."
The Factsheet on ASD provides a detailed discussion of the use of technology for children with ASD to improve communication. The factsheet explains speech generating devices and describes the type of technology available. This resource can be accessed by using the following link http://at.mo.gov/pubs/documents/Autism.pdf.
The Factsheet on Deaf/HOH includes information on Augmenting Devices/Systems, Transforming Devices/Systems, and a list of resources. This resource can be accessed by using the following link http://www.at.mo.gov/pubs/documents/ATforDHH.doc.