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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. The policy statement addresses both traditional video media (broadcast television, streaming videos, etc) and app-based media...

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This guide offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely to find things that will work well for their...

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This resource helps families to get teens and young adults involved in learning about and selecting assistive technology. An important goal for older students is to understand the areas in which technology can support them in their educational and employment goals. This enables students to advocate for themselves, and to...

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This article offers insight into how combining healthy study habits with technology can help a college student to focus and manage their time. Assistive technology is discussed that can help support motivation, minimize distractions, improve time awareness, and address procrastination. This resource also addresses setting goals, developing good study habits,...

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This resource offers a brief overview of ways to develop healthy habits for success as a college student. Topics addressed include time management, focus and concentration, and healthy sleep habits. The article promotes taking a proactive approach to looking at one's study habits and individual needs. Strategies are offered for...

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These slides accompany the webinar, AT Assessment Tools and Interventions: Tots Can Tech Too! . In this webinar, experienced AT professionals from Fairfax County, VA public schools demonstrate how to develop and conduct AT assessments, and implement activities in early childhood classrooms and at home to make participation and learning...

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EnvisionIT is a 21st century online curriculum aligned with standards and designed for grades 8-12. The curriculum teaches English and language arts, information technology literacy, college & career readiness, and financial literacy. EnvisionIT was designed with accessibility and universal design for learning in mind and is highly customized to meet...

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What impact do apps and screen time have on early childhood learning and development? How young is too young? Jacqueline Hess, Director of the Center on Technology and Disability at FHI 360, explores what technology can offer the even our youngest children.

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This handout provides parents and professionals with tips for advocating for assistive technology for children. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes

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This activity can be used to guide parents and professionals in a discussion of the range of items that can be considered assistive technology (AT). Often under-documented in the context of assistive technology, visual supports, sensory supports, and behavior supports can all fall in the category of assistive technology. Whether...

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