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M. Ann Levett, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools

Savannah-Chatham Co.
Public School System

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Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 395-5600


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 Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Can Help Children With Learning Disabilities

Tips for Families:

Assistive Technology(AT) Devices are items, pieces of equipment or products which are used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of students with disabilities.

Assistive technology (AT) devices are available in many categories, including:

  • Academic and learning aids- calculators, spell checkers, word processors, computer software, etc.
  • Aids for daily living- devices to help with eating, bathing, cooking, dressing, toileting, etc.
  • Assistive listening devices- amplification devices, close captioning systems, environmental alert systems, etc.
  • Augmentative communication- electronic and non-electronic tools that help students communicate
  • Computer Access- modified keyboards, switches, special software, alternative access aids
  • Environmental control- switches, adapted appliances , and other devices, cloth units
  • Mobility Wheelchair, walkers, scooters, and other devices that help the student move around
  • work adapted timers and watches, adapted knobs, pictures-based instructions for how to do a job, etc.
  • Recreation Leisure- adapted books, switches-operated toys, leisure computer software, etc.
  • Seating and positioning- corner chairs, wedges, prone standers, wedge seats, adapted/alternatives chairs, etc.
  • Visual aids -magnifiers, talking calculators, Braille writers, screen reading software Braille note-taking devices, etc.

 Talk with your IEP Team to discuss if assistive technology can help your child work around his or her learning disabilities.

 How do I Prepare My Family and Child for School?

A Guide For Families on Preschool and Kindergarten Transition

  •  Talk enthusiastically
  •  Read to your child
  •  Practice self-help skills
  •  Know important personal information
  • Morning and bedtime routine
  •  Take a tour of school with child
  •  Meet child's teacher
  • Plan how your child will get to and from school
  •  Learn the school day hours

 Announcements

Camp Buddy ( For Children With Down Syndrome) Attachment
by Latisha Bready
 5/24/2017 3:03 PM
 
D.O.V.E (Deaf Outreach through Visual Effects) 2017 Summer Camp Attachment
by Latisha Bready
 5/23/2017 1:20 PM
 
F.R.I.E.N.D.S .Summer Camp 
by Latisha Bready
 5/23/2017 12:51 PM
 
City of Savannah Parks and Recreation News Letter Special Summer Edition Attachment
by Latisha Bready
 5/16/2017 12:45 PM
 
LIFE 2017 Summer Program Attachment
by Latisha Bready
 5/16/2017 12:10 PM
 
(More Announcements...)

 Calendar

8/3/2017 12:00 AM   SCCPSS First Day of School 
Hooray!!!First Day of School for students!!!
8/8/2017 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
9/12/2017 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
10/10/2017 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
11/14/2017 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
12/12/2017 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
1/9/2018 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
2/13/2018 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
3/13/2018 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
4/10/2018 6:00 PM   Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision Teen Dream Group 
P join us for Teen fun and learning! Connect with other students with vision loss and learn about all the opportunities available for your future.You can be anything you want to be, and the Center Staff and your peers will help you prepare for the future....
(More Events...)
 
 

 Partnership

Family and Community Liaison
 
Latisha E. Bready
(912) 395-1331
latisha.bready@sccpss.com
 
Juliet Hardeman
(912) 395-1329
Juliet.hardeman@sccpss.com
 
 
Launa Chamberlin
Program Manager
(912)395-5583
Launa.Chamberlin@sccpss.com

 Reading is Essential for Learning

 Reading Tips for Parents

  1.  Show delight in reading and enthusiasm as your reading.
  2. Try to read to your child everyday.
  3.  Allow your child to choose the book and pages to read.
  4. Point to the pictures as you talk expressively about them.
  5. Let your child help hold the book and turn pages.
  6. Tell a familiar story, leave out words or parts of sentences for your child to fill in.
  7. Let your child describe the pictures and tell the story to you.
  8. If your child periodically does not show an interest in reading continue to read.

 Documents

Family and Community Support Brochure 2017-2018.pdfFamily and Community Support Brochure 2017-2018Latisha Bready
Georgia Project Aware Digest.pdfGeorgia Project Aware DigestLatisha Bready
Family and Community Resource Guide  2017.pdfFamily and Community Resource Guide 2017Latisha Bready
Family and Community Support Brochure 2017-2018.docxFamily and Community Support Brochure 2017-2018Latisha Bready

 Links

  http://parentmentors.org
  Georgia Asperger's Organization
  http://www.ldssga.org
  http://southerngeorgia.easterseals.com
  http://www.autismspeaks.org
  L.I.F.E. (Living Independence for Everyone)
  http://coastalgeorgiaautismnetwork.com
  http://www.horsinaround.org
  Parent to Parent of Georgia
  B & B Care Services, Inc
  District Website

 Shared Documents

Chatham Area Transit Paratransit Service.pdfChatham Area Transit Paratransit Service
Chatham Area Transit Half-Fare Program.pdfChatham Area Transit Half-Fare Program
Guardianship Information.pdfGuardianship Information
A Guide to Medicaid Waiver Programs in Georgia (1).pdfA Guide to Medicaid Waiver Programs in Georgia (1)
Easter Seals of Southern GA FY 16 applications.zipEaster Seals of Southern GA FY 16 applications
FY16 FS Newpaperwork.pdfFY16 FS Newpaperwork
Assistive Technology Fact Sheet.pdfAssistive Technology Fact Sheet
Talk to Your Child About His Disability.pdfTalk to Your Child About His Disability
Savannah Historical District Accessability Guide.pdfSavannah Historical District Accessability Guide
Helping your child with disabilities with homework.pdfHelping your child with disabilities with homework