Assistive Technology Survey

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Assistive Technology Quizzes & Trivia

Assistive technology is the term given to a wide variety of devices developed to help people with certain disabilities – such as hearing aids for people with poor hearing, one of the more common examples. What do you know of the topic and how it operates? Take this assistive technology survey to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following tools would probably not be an appropriate accommodation for a student with a learning disability?
    • A. 

      Text-to-speech software

    • B. 

      Screen magnification software

    • C. 

      Cognitive mapping software

    • D. 

      Books on tape

  • 2. 
    An example of an accessible math software is:
    • A. 

      MathPad

    • B. 

      Algebra Net

    • C. 

      Math Predictor

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following programs is used to make communication boards?
    • A. 

      Co:Writer

    • B. 

      Picture Maker

    • C. 

      Boardmaker

    • D. 

      WYNN

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Which of the below is an example of a portable word processor?
    • A. 

      Dana

    • B. 

      Neo

    • C. 

      Alphasmart

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The benefit of word prediction software is:
    • A. 

      Eliminates keystrokes

    • B. 

      Predicts grammatically correct words

    • C. 

      Supports poor spelling

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Dragon Naturally Speaking is:
    • A. 

      Text-to-speech software

    • B. 

      Word recognition software

    • C. 

      Voice recognition software

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Write:OutLoud is an example of:
    • A. 

      A talking word processor

    • B. 

      Word prediction software

    • C. 

      A scanning program

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Which programs are text-to-speech examples?
    • A. 

      WYNN

    • B. 

      Kurzweil

    • C. 

      Read Please

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    An example of an alternate keyboard is:
    • A. 

      IntelliKeys

    • B. 

      Dynavox

    • C. 

      Springboard

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Bookshare.org provides:
    • A. 

      Free books on tape for the blind.

    • B. 

      Copyrighted books in digital format.

    • C. 

      Ebooks in digital format that are off copyright.

    • D. 

      School textbooks on tape.,

  • 11. 
    Project Gutenberg provides:
    • A. 

      Free books in digital format off copyright

    • B. 

      Assistive technology devices to borrow

    • C. 

      AT information to parents and families

    • D. 

      An informative website

  • 12. 
    Which program is an example of a graphic organizer?
    • A. 

      Kidspiration

    • B. 

      Inspiration

    • C. 

      Draftbuilder

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Graphic organizers provide the following support:
    • A. 

      Help students organize their homework, calendar, and social events.

    • B. 

      Find difficult answers to text questions.

    • C. 

      Visually represent concepts and relationships

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What software feature is a powerful support for non-readers?
    • A. 

      Word prediction

    • B. 

      Voice recognition

    • C. 

      Spell-check

    • D. 

      Auditory Feedback

  • 15. 
    An example of an alternative communication device is:
    • A. 

      Dynavox V

    • B. 

      Tech talk

    • C. 

      Dynamo

    • D. 

      Chatbox

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which organization has earned international recognition for its development of innovative, technology-based educational resources and strategies based on the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL)?
    • A. 

      CAST

    • B. 

      NIMAS

    • C. 

      NCLB

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    Evidence proves that many young children with language delays can benefit from the use of augmentative communication systems to speed up the development of their speech. (T/F?)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The term “aug comm” or “AAC” is often used to refer to the speech/language pathologist. (T/F)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    An eye gaze frame or board is a system where objects, pictures, or symbols are placed in such a way that the student can communicate by looking at the desired item (T/F)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In communication devices using dynamic display, pictures are presented on a screen, like a laptop computer monitor.  The screen is capable of touch activation, and pressing a picture on the screen produces a message.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Access software can be thought of as software that provides a student with a disability the opportunity to engage in the same curriculum as typical peers, only using a different platform to enter answers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In the continuum of considerations for assistive technology, high tech supports always are considered first.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Dysgraphia is
    • A. 

      Poor motor coordination of the body

    • B. 

      A hearing impairment

    • C. 

      Illegible handwriting

    • D. 

      A visual impairment

  • 24. 
    UDL means
    • A. 

      Understanding dimensions of learning

    • B. 

      Universal Design for Learning

    • C. 

      Universal Development of Language

    • D. 

      Under-developed language

  • 25. 
    "Read Please" is
    • A. 

      A full language based reading program.

    • B. 

      A reading program similar to the Wilson program.

    • C. 

      A voice recognition software program.

    • D. 

      A text-to-speech software program.