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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

*Jeba Starwin, E., & **Bindu Gouri, V., P.

*Research Scholar, NVKSD College of Education, Attoor, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.

**Assistant Professor, NVKSD College of Education, Attoor, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.

Abstract


The use of assistive technology to help elementary school students with learning difficulties is examined in this abstract. It looks at how different electronic tools affect social and intellectual growth, emphasizing how they might improve inclusive education. The evaluation explores particular software, hardware, and instructional techniques designed to meet a range of learning demands. It also covers the difficulties, factors to take into account, and potential paths forward when integrating assistive technology into elementary school for kids with learning problems.

Keywords


assistive technology, primary school, children, learning disabilities.

 

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To cite this article


Jeba Starwin, E. & Bindu Gouri, V., P. (2023). Assistive Technology for Primary School Children with Learning Disabilities.  John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 5(4), 63-70.

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