Chase is a master of switch technology and is adept at using eye gaze technology. He is a smart, determined and inspiring 17 year old with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Type 1).
Building Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) capacity within a school district is one of the many custom requests that can be made at SET-BC. At Rocky Mountain School in Elkford B.C.,…
Deanna Reid teaches grades 4 and 5 at Macaulay Elementary in the Greater Victoria School District and has been teaching for 6 years. When she applied to SET-BC she wanted to see what effect using assistive technology would have on her class – specifically how it would affect her student’s writing.
Maria King is a grade 4-5 teacher at Queen Mary Elementary in School District 39 who is using iPads in the classroom. She has been teaching 26 years in Taiwan, Illinois, New York and Vancouver. Maria is a beginning teacher to implement technology in her everyday lessons and was excited to apply to SET-BC to try iPads.
Ruben is currently in Grade 7. He is a very happy and enthusiastic young man who loves stories and enjoys being amongst his peers. His determination and eagerness to learn has increased his stamina in a Grade 7 classroom.
Canal Flats is the perfect location for rolling Spheros – check out how technology is supporting the development of students’ communication, coding, digital storytelling and video production skills in Martin Morigeau Elementary!
Emerson, a fiercely independent student in grade1/2 at Blewett Elementary in Nelson, is using Clicker 7 and a variety of access methods to start writing about his favourite things. Check out how the team has created a DIY box for his foot switch!
Elizabeth is exploring Communicator 5 to connect with friends and Clicker 7 to support her classroom learning. Through the technology, she is making new discoveries and finding new passions.
What do you want from a lunch box? Students in Joanna Lake’s Grade 4/5 class at Quadra Elementary took on a design thinking challenge to invent and advertise the ultimate lunch box. Check out their story and videos!
It is almost impossible to keep up with Mac – a wonderfully capable and intelligent Grade 8 student attending Ballenas Secondary in Parksville. His use of an eye gaze system is truly inspiring!