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Helping Students with Significant Cognitive Impairments Participate in Written Expression. Juanita Pritchard [email protected] November 2013 http://piecingittogether.blogspot.com. Learning outcomes. Define writing in terms other than using a pencil or keyboard.

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Helping students with significant cognitive impairments participate in written expression

Helping Students with Significant Cognitive Impairments Participate in Written Expression

Juanita Pritchard

[email protected]

November 2013

http://piecingittogether.blogspot.com


Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes Participate in Written Expression

Define writing in terms other than using a pencil or keyboard

Experience the use of the IntelliKeys alternate keyboard and OverlayMaker software as a written expression option.

Experience a variety of ways to use IntelliKeys and OverlayMaker in writing activities.



What is writing
What is “writing” ? hold a pencil?

A functional, visual, symbolic means to permanently convey a message.

A set of visible or tactile signs used to represent units of language in a systematic way, with the purpose of recording messages which can be retrieved by everyone who knows the language in question.

From the The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Writings Systems

http://www.omniglot.com/writing/definition.htm


It is not
IT IS NOT….. hold a pencil?

  • Copying or

  • Tracing dotted lines


Components of written work
Components of Written Work hold a pencil?

  • Communication

  • Print text

  • Making Choices

  • Sharing ideas or opinions


Think outside the box
Think outside the box! hold a pencil?


Writing without a pencil— hold a pencil?Forming thoughts,Not just words

  • Objects

  • Pictures or symbols

  • Words or sentences –

  • Magnets, velcro, etc.

  • Stamps


Don t you want to know what i have to say
Don’t you want to know hold a pencil?what I have to say?

Intellikeys

& OverlayMaker can help


Intellikeys overlay maker classroom suite

IntelliKeys hold a pencil?Overlay MakerClassroom Suite

www.intellitools.com


What is intellikeys
What is hold a pencil?Intellikeys?

Intellikeys

Overlay Maker

Software

Makes Intellikeys a curriculum access device

Can create custom overlays in minutes

  • Hardware

  • Alternate Keyboard

  • Allows access to computer

  • Customizable for individual needs


How does overlaymaker work
How Does hold a pencil?OverlayMaker Work?

  • OverlayMaker gives a visual representation of the buttons on the IntelliKeys.

  • Allows activities to be customized to the individual needs of the student.

Demonstration


Customize the overlays
Customize the Overlays hold a pencil?

  • Make buttons/keys

    • Size, shape, color

  • Change colors – key, border, background

  • Insert pictures or photos

  • Insert text on key

  • Program text for key to “write”

  • Program key actions

Demonstration


Can use with any software that allows you to type into it
Can use with any software that allows you to type into it. hold a pencil?

  • Writing With Symbols

  • Symwriter

  • PixWriter

  • Word

  • Email

  • Powerpoint


How can the intellikeys be used for written expression
How can the hold a pencil?Intellikeys be used for written expression?

  • 1. Picture support

  • 2. Tactile or object support

  • 3. Matching or choice making

Hints: * Is Intellikeys On?

*Did you send Overlay?

*Is cursor where you want to type?


Add tactile objects
Add tactile objects hold a pencil?


Journaling
Journaling hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Lunch choices
Lunch choices hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Letter writing
Letter Writing hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Reports or essays
Reports or Essays hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Retell story or cbi trip
Retell Story (or CBI trip) hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Grocery list
Grocery List hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Email
EMAIL hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Other ideas
Other ideas…… hold a pencil?

Demonstration


Activity exchange
Activity Exchange hold a pencil?

  • http://aex.intellitools.com/


Http aex intellitools com
http://aex.intellitools.com/ hold a pencil?

Free activities to download for Classroom Suite & IntelliKeys – search for overlays

Demonstration


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES hold a pencil?


Tarheel reader
Tarheel hold a pencil? Reader

http://tarheelreader.org/accessing-tar-heel-reader/intellikeys-access/ Three overlays to use with Tarheel Reader website


How to make custom overlays
How to Make Custom Overlays hold a pencil?

YouTube video – 6 min.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O-D-g7J-XJA


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