Learn about assistive technology tools called alternative keyboards.
By Kristin Stanberry , Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
These programmable keyboards have special overlays that customize the appearance and function of a standard keyboard. Students who have LD or have trouble typing may benefit from customization that reduces input choices, groups keys by color/location, and adds graphics to aid comprehension.
What type(s) of learning difficulty do these tools address?
This type of tool benefits people who struggle with: writing.
Products to Consider:
Resources to help you evaluate assistive technology for your child:
Updated February 2010