2001 Conference Proceedings

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BEST OF DISCOVER:KENX

Bob Keller
Don Johnston Incorporated
http://www.donjohnston.com

Come learn how the experts use Discover:Kenx in imaginative, extraordinary ways–and see all that this amazing computer access product has to offer. You’ll learn how Discover:Kenx helps people with physical disabilities access the computer so they can work, learn, play and succeed. A variety of application ideas will be demonstrated. Highlighted areas will be: Classroom solutions that include students with special needs–See how Discover:Kenx is used effectively in the classroom so students with disabilities can take advantage of learning opportunities on the computer. Discover:Kenx provides computer access from single switch control for cause-effect activities, choice making, and emerging literacy skills. Learn how to effectively use the unique all the time and everywhere speech capabilities for maximum learning. Productivity solutions–Find out how Discover:Kenx makes access easier and better so people with disabilities can enjoy their computers for surfing the Internet, playing games, communicating and more. Only Discover enables students to work and communicate at the same time without changing applications. Reading and writing with Discover:Kenx–Learn how Discover:Kenx teams up with other application programs to help your student learn to read and write. Use Discover:Kenx with as few as 2 keys for early reading and writing. Use Discover:Kenx for to make talking computer books. Use Discover:Kenx to provide learning scaffolds for students who need a little extra support as they work independently on the computer in the classroom. This session will demonstrate different computer access methods (sccanning, onscreen and alternate keyboard) for running a number of popular educational programs. Hear how educators have utilized the power of Discover:Kenx to achieve exciting results. Attendees will receive many practical suggestions for using the ideas in their own settings.


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