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Five Quick Tips for Families on Using Assistive Technology to Support Instruction at Home for Students with Disabilities (VDOE's Assistive Technology Network)


Assistive Technology Network

Find answers to the following questions:

  1. My child’s school uses an online learning platform for instruction between school and home. Can my child use her typical assistive technology when accessing this learning platform?
  2. My child is struggling with some of his school assignments.  Are there some assistive technologies or special strategies that might help him at home?
  3. My child’s teacher uses technology at school that we don’t have at home. What else can I use at home to replace this technology?
  4. What if I don’t know how to use the assistive technology my child uses?
  5. Home instruction is hard! Teachers have a bag of tricks that I don’t have to keep my child focused during online instruction. What can I do to make home instruction more effective for my child?


Assistive Technology Parent/Family Professional Resources