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Ed Tech for Students in Special Education: What K-12 Leaders, Vendors Need to Know

June 6, 2019

By: Alyson Klein

Source: Education Week

Schools spend more than $3 billion a year on digital content. So how can they make sure that their investment is paying off for all learners, including students in special education, who make up about 13 percent of the public-school population?

The National Center for Learning Disabilities is out with a report that seeks to help vendors do a better job of developing software, apps, and devices for students in special education. It also aims to demystify the procurement process for districts and states, and help schools figure out how to implement technology for students in special education. The overall message? Make sure people who are experts in students in special education are involved in every stage of the process.

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