FDLRS provides assistance and support in the appropriate use of assistive, instructional, and communications technologies for professional staff who serve and/or families of children and youth who are exceptional and/or have special or unique needs. For more information, please contact our Technology Specialist, Heidi Hyche: 239-337-8589;

FDLRS Technology

  • Promotes local awareness, identification, acquisition, and effective integration of assistive and adaptive technologies.
  • Promotes integration of technology with effective teaching, leading to improved learner outcomes.
  • Provides opportunities to explore equipment, components, and program solutions that may expand learning options for students through the use of new and emerging technologies.
  • Facilitates the identification and use of technologies that present information and training through distance education options such as interactive video, on-line courses, and other interactive methods.

Interactive Technology Resources

Visual Strategies And Supports


Boardmaker Recorded Classes*

Boardmaker Studio Tutorials*

Boardmaker Product Handbooks*

Boardmaker Community*.
Visual Strategies for Classroom Management can be downloaded from Boardmaker Achieve Community* from the FDLRS Island Coast group*

Using Visuals as Assistive Technology
A short video developed by FDLRS Galaxy which gives some ideas for the use of Boardmaker in the classroom

FDLRS Galaxy

Special Education Technology - British Columbia (SET-BC)

Special Education Technology - British Columbia (SET-BC) - Resources

FL ATEN Region 3*

Self-Guided Technology Training, Software Information And Activity Sharing*