Accessible Educational Materials

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Administrators have an important role in leading staff in considering, documenting, and implementing assistive technology (AT). This handout provides recommendations for administrators to guide the AT consideration process. 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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Part of the Wisconsin Response to Intervention (RtI) Center, this presentation addresses research on the use of visual representations in interventions. Presenters Dina Mendola (Math Recovery coach) and Jamie Neary (Cudahy SD teacher) share strategies for using multiple representations to build student understanding and fluency with whole and rational numbers....

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Developed by a mother of twins with autism, the Gemiini is a web-based program using the Discrete Video Modeling (DVM) technique. DVM promotes the use and repetition of small bits of information to develop language, reading and social skills for individuals on the ASD and Down Syndrome. Available on a...

Webinar
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In this webinar, Deborah Lynam, Director of Community Engagement at Learning Ally, talks about evidence-based reading intervention programs and the various assistive technology programs that support literacy interventions. She advocates the use of audiobooks as a tool to promote access to higher level readings and build independnce and self confidence....

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Developed by DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology), this video provides an overview of students and workers with learning disabilities demonstrating mainstream computer-based tools and strategies that promote academic and career success.

Link: http://www.washington.edu/doit/videos/index.php?vid=29

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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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Published by the Center for American Progress, this paper discusses progress made in state mandated tests (PARCC and Smarter Balanced) through the inclusion of accessibility features and use of universal design. The authors argue for increased focus on accessibility and inter-operability to ensure proper access and accommodations and recommend better...

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This guide to 46 short films (fiction) explores science and technology themes and characters that correlate with K-12 national standards. For each film teachers will find additional resources and suggested questions to expand discussions. Available for streaming, the films are published by the Sloan Science & Film, an online publication...

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Expanding research on the effectiveness of teaching middle school students with low vision move from print to Braille, this study looked at the effectiveness and efficiency of constant time delay to accurately and consistently identify braille contractions and Nemeth Code symbols. Time delay is an evidence-based procedure that supports its...

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This study investigates the effectiveness of 3-D printing technology in producing tactile instructional materials to provide visually impaired students with full access to high quality content. Three types of 3-D printing were used in a History class with a group of 5th graders enrolled at the Seoul National School for...

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