A STUDY ON ICT RESOURCES IN THE INTERVENTION OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS
University of Alicante (SPAIN)
About this paper:
Conference name: 9th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 3-5 July, 2017
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:One of the biggest advances in humanity was the technology. Along the history we have seen different instruments that produced huge improvements in our life. Nowadays quickly advance of Information and communication technology (ICT) offer many opportunities to be able to achieve higher levels of development in Education and its different methodologies that can be applied in class. Thus, the aim of our work is to analyse the different software that can be used for special needs students. For this reason, it is made a previous study of the different disabilities presented in the classroom of therapeutic Pedagogy (PT). As a result, we focused on hearing disability, visual disability, physical disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Then it was realised an information sheet where the variable of study were name of the software, description, objective, applications, Strengths and Weeknesses. It were gathered 27 software for special needs.The results indicate that there are a large number of programs that can be focused on the different features of this students. For instance, ASD software focused their work in social skills, hearing disability software tried to learn students to acquire vocabulary. Moreover, visual disability software worked with voice to learn situations etc.
Keywords: ICT, Resources, Special Educational Needs, programs, intervention.