NCTI assists researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs in creating innovative learning tools for all students, with special focus on students with disabilities.
The National Center for Technology Innovation and the Assistive Technology Industry Association have teamed up to develop a research primer for AT developers, manufacturers, and vendors. Both an online guide and a series of webinars, these resources will help you get up to speed on research in 2011. See what's inside!
- Explore research designs including usability, market, case study, single subject, quasi-experimental, and experimental.
- Understand key concepts such as validity and reliability, ethics and the IRB process.
- Find resources such as networks for researchers, working with librarians, and sources of funding.
- Download the Assistive Technology Research Primer!
- Access archives of free webinars to learn more about these topics with AT industry leaders.
NCTI Issue Brief
Examine the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools, including issues related to enrollment, legal identity, infrastructure, school choice, and virtual charters.Read More
NCTI Case Study
2010 Tech in the Works award winners examined the “Efficacy of the GoTalk Express 32 for Increasing Communication” with an often overlooked population of students who are blind with multiple disabilities. Explore the multiple lessons learned from this case study that are relevant for researchers and engineers who are working together.Read More
NCTI Case Study
How can the iPad support communication for children with disabilities? Find out how in the case story and final report of this 2010 Tech in the Works team.Read More
The National center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has released the State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators, which provides a national and state-by-state snapshot of learning disabilities (LD) in the United States, and their impact on the ability of students and adults to achieve educational success and employment.Read More
The first ever World Report on Disability provides the evidence for innovative policies and programs that can improve the lives of people with disabilities, and facilitate implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.Read More