|Cliché:||There’s an app for that.|
|POCS Reality:||Technology makes college easier for students.|
“Having a disability should not stop any student from pursuing higher education,” reports ED.gov Blog.
Effective assistive technology tools can meet the diverse needs of students.
From screen magnification, voice recognition, and reading software, to amplification systems, specialized keyboards, and other equipment, technology can enable the disabled.
POCSmom’s College Prep DIY Insight: Check with your college’s Office of Disability Services to see what services/technology they offer and how they can best help you. As the technology revolution and the economic crisis continues, innovations to use inside traditional classrooms and the number of online college classes will increase, giving students a chance to learn at there own pace and with effective assistive tech tools.