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Curricula for Diversity in Education by Will Swann, Patricia Potts, Mary Masterton, Tony Booth

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Chapter 14

Expanding horizons

Microtechnology and access to the National Curriculum

Christopher and Rowena Onions

Microtechnology is an indispensable tool for many children and young people with disabilities in school, further and higher education. In this chapter Christopher and Rowena Onions examine the ways in which microtechnology can give learners access to the curriculum, enhancing their ability to acquire, record, manipulate and communicate information. They focus on the three National Curriculum core subjects: English, Mathematics, Science and Technology. To be used effectively in widening the choices available to learners with disabilities, there need to be well organised support systems to provide training and practical advice. Later ...

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