St. Vrain’s Assistive Technology Department allows students to trial various devices. These devices include Chromebooks, Fusions and iPods. Descriptions of these devices are included below.
Chromebooks are laptops that run Chrome Operating System (Chrome OS). This allows the device to store most of it’s data in the cloud. Chromebooks are easy to manage and they allows students to utilize real time collaboration and share their work with others on the web.
Fusions are portable easy to access devices that can be used for tasks ranging from note taking to communication support. Fusions are designed to assist a wide variety of ages and abilities. They have many unique features including sentence prompts, spell check, word prediction, text to speech and work can be transferred with a USB flash drive to a computer.