FOREWORD EXCERPT: The Ventura County SELPA strives to keep abreast of issues and trends impacting services to students with disabilities...provide access to augmentative communication, games, and other curricular and organizational tools... we are at risk of embracing practices or resources which are not the most effective or efficient ... we must show caution that we do not create an educational system in which technology actually separates students from access to the instructional environment, or is used for self stimulatory or calming activities only.
- Guidelines for consideration and use, for purchase (including use of low incidence funds, volume purchasing, etc.), and management.
- Apps Core Curriculum
- Apps for AAC
- Apps for Speech and/or Language Therapy
- Resources & Device Accessories
GUIDELINES EXCERPT: In this case the district/school creates a single iTunes account to which multiple devices are synched... one account for a school or one account per classroom in a school... multiple licenses need to be purchased for each App. Educational institutions can do that through the Volume Purchase Program (VPP)...with a purchase order [Download the doc for more details here!]...Any educator can create an online quote for their purchasing department while an Authorized Purchaser can buy online on behalf of the institution (K-12 or High-Ed) or through Apple’s sale force.