Assistive Technology can be helpful to those with disorders that make academics difficult:
- Franklin MWD-1490 Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus with Comprehensive Reference Set
- Timetimer is a visual timer that lets children know how much time is left even if they do not know how to tell time.
- An Neo2 Keyboard Devise, from Neo Direct 866-558-8452
- Audio or tape recorder and a transcriptionist or Speech Recognition Software. (IBM product, Microsoft or Dragon, Naturally Speaking)
- The following companies provide e-text books;
- The Memory Book by Lucas and Lorraine
- The Brain Fitness Gym by Michael Merzenich, MD
For Improving Random Access or Working Memory:
- Contact Dr. Jackie Cheong, PhD at 510-295-5140 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dr. David Green, PhD at 707-428-3435;
Fast-Forward I, Fast-Forward II or the more advanced ‘Step-Forward’ by Scientific Learning Corporation
(877) 607-8485, a program to improve auditory discrimination, comprehension and audio-visual integration.