The Effect of Assistive Technology on Educational Costs: Two Case Studies

This paper looks in detail at the costs associated with the education of two children who have used assistive technologies developed at Boston College, and compares them with the educational costs had they not used the assistive technologies. The authors contend that, for these two children, the costs of the technologies and special teachers hired are offset by savings from the tuition and transportation of sending them to special schools.
School-wide Tech Implementation: 
Budget for Technology
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Assistive Technology

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