Friday, December 4, 2015

Multi-Sensory teaching for students with VI (part2)

Last month I shared how to create an object/tactile schedule for students with visual impairments or students who have low cognition. Today I'm going to share a variety of Assistive Tech devices I use on a regular basis with my students who are low functioning, have visual impairments or limited motor abilities. Even though I'm targeting a specific level and ability in this post, I've found any student will enjoy using these devices!

Continue reading after the page break to learn more! 

First, I would like to begin by sharing the computer setup.  I have listed the most important items needed for my students to be independent on the computer.  I also have access to a touch screen, but it's not pictured in the photo below. I use the switch on the computer by using any of the cause & effect activities I found off a google search. 

The following are some switches and devices I use for students to communicate wants, needs, choices as well as independent work and positive reinforcement.

If you would like to find similar items such as the ones I have in my classroom, please visit the links below: 


Talking Alert

Pouring Cups & Accessories

Touch Window

 7 Level
7 level communicator

Twin Talk

Do you use any assistive technology in your classroom? I would love to hear about your ideas and different resources. Share them in a comment!