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Hey! Can I Try That? A Student Handbook for Choosing and Using Assistive Technology


There are many things that you can use to help with school tasks such as reading and writing and studying. If school tasks are hard for you, there are some tools that you could try.

Learning about new kinds of technology can be fun and exciting. It can also help you to do new things that you may have thought were too hard for you. If you find the right tool, you may be able to improve your work in:

  • writing
  • learning from books and worksheets
  • listening
  • organizing your work
  • reading


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