S.N.O.W (Special Needs Opportunity Window)

S.N.O.W. (Special Needs Opportunity Window) is an Ontario website that offers innovative approaches on how to incorporate technology into teaching  practices, what to consider when planning and teaching for the diversity of learning needs in the classroom.

The focus is on inclusive universal design practices in education and accessible technologies. Under "Adaptive Technology", there is extensive useful information about computer based products for people with disabilities such as augmentative communication, screen magnification, text to speach, voice output and voice recognition.  For each product category, detailed information is provided. The points to ponder are particularly helpful. There is also a collection of free, online, commercially available tutorials at www.snow.utoronto.ca