Green's resources span the domains of communication-verbal expression, auditory comprehension, reading and comprehension, written expression- as well as cognition and memory, and provide something for every platform (web-based, PC/Mac, and an impressive array of specific iPod and iPad apps). There is really something here that can help all clients on your caseload, as the resources span age ranges and levels of ability, from those who require switches to those who would benefit from high-level interactive websites. --Sean Sweeney, CCC-SLP, SpeechTechie.com
Families, teachers, and therapists who are searching for information about how to use tehcnology to help individuals who struggle with communication, literacy, and learning will benefit from practical, well-organized information in this book. Green presents a broad overview of the uses of assistive technology before helping readers zero in on powerful, cutting-edge technology tools they can use to improve students' areas of weakness as well as to compensate for them. --The Education Digest, October 1, 2011
About the Author
Joan Green is a speech-language pathologist in the Washington, DC, area with many years of experience helping children and adults who have a wide range of communication, cognitive, literacy and learning challenges. She is passionate in her efforts to spread the word about how affordable cutting-edge technology can be used to empower children and adults who have difficulty with speaking, reading, writing, thinking, and learning at home, school, work, or in the community.