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10 Best Online Schools and Resources for Students with Disabilities

A new guide from OnlineSchoolsCenter ranks the top 10 disability-friendly schools and offers guidance to students with disabilities. By Sri Ravipati OnlineSchoolsCenter.com, a virtual publication that evaluates online higher education, issued an informational guide on online education opportunities for students with disabilities. “Navigating an Online Education for Students with Disabilities,” written by author and higher education [...]

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Tens of Millions Worldwide to Benefit from Highly-Accurate, Low-Cost, Captioning Services

HILLIARD, Ohio - April 12, 2016 - PRLog – IDEAL Group, Inc. today announced that it was selected to develop the world’s first commercial multi-lingual/dialect, speech-driven, real-time captioning service. This unique cloud-based service will offer tens-of-millions of consumers and organizations worldwide, low-cost captioning services that are impressively accurate. Contributing to the accuracy of the captions is a “crowd-based” caption-correction [...]

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How tech-driven learning can benefit students with disabilities

Special education also stands to benefit from innovative school models and personalization By Kate Schimel As technology makes its way into classrooms, the question of what effect innovative strategies will have on students with disabilities remains wide open. In some ways, technology use is nothing new for special education students and teachers. Assistive technology has [...]

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People With Disabilities Still an Afterthought in Tech Design

Aida Akl Progress over the past 25 years has made computing more accessible to people with disabilities. But from design to finish, accessibility is still an afterthought in the race to technological innovation. Despite breakthroughs in robotics, speech recognition, eye-motion sensors, virtual reality and many other areas, the general design approach to new products still excludes [...]

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Innovative Math Apps Generate Step-by-Step Solutions to any Math Problem

Hilliard, OH (PRBuzz) April 14, 2015 — Apps4Andoid, a subsidiary of IDEAL Group, today announced the release of an enhanced suite of problem-solving math apps. The math apps are available to users at no cost. Each of the six apps enables users to enter different level math problems and then see those problems solved, step-by-step. [...]

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Helping Students with Learning Disabilities Transition to College

Although assistive technologies and other supports can help, too few students who need them take advantage once they leave high school. Here’s what K-12 schools can do to help. By Dennis Pierce 12/16/14 As an occupational therapist and assistive technology specialist for Florida’s Alachua County Public Schools, Elisa Wern works with students who have various [...]

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