Statement of the Problem Nowadays, technology is being used in the instruction of students. Some of the students have difficulties learning through conventional ways including books, pens, chuck, blackboard, etc., but computer hardware and software are being incorporated in the present age classroom instruction to enhance learning. Particularly, special needs students, regardless of their physical or cognitive challenges, for some of them, simply moving to get in a classroom can be an obstacle. However, various technologies are being developed towards their inclusion in the mainstream classroom. For example, sounds amplifiers and fonts enlargers have been developed for hearing and visually impaired students. Computer hardware and software are developed for students who are deeply affected in their abilities to learn; for example, computer software which respond to body movements, eyeballs, breath, or yes or no questions. The purpose of this study is not to review the technologies which are available out there, but how do we evaluate which hardware or software are appropriate for which unit and for which student? The study will further analyze whether the legislative and socioeconomic issues, such as equity and cost concerns have an impact on the evaluation process.
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