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This site is an inclusive Higher Education Assessment Tool from Think College! College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities. This tool will assist programs that serve students with intellectual disabilities to determine current levels of implementation of eighty-eight key practices in inclusive higher education. This site is an inclusive Higher...

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Ron Hager explains Transition as it relates to IDEA, Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure Webinar. Speaker Jennifer Thomas also shares data, best practices, and personal accounts on the multifaceted realm of disability disclosure.

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This is a fairly comprehensive resource from “HelpGuide.org” which provides trusted guides to mental, emotional and social health. This pdf covers topics like: what learning disabilities are; problems with reading, writing or math; other types of learning disabilities and disorders; advances in science to understand learning disabilities; diagnosis and testing;...

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research and accompanied by...

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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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This guide, from The Advocacy Institute and the Children's Law Clinic at Duke Law School, helps families and advocates navigate the process of mediation and resolution sessions in special education. It includes information on terms, mediation vs. resolution session, preparation, negotiation, communication tips, and resources.

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Part of the University of Nebraska Technology (Tech) Education In Digital and Global Environments (EDGE), this Tech EDGE Conference 17 focuses on Innovation in Teacher Education. The Keynote speaker, Ann Feldman, an Apple Education Trainer, Instructional Technologist Specialist, addresses expectations schools currently have from Teacher Education programs.

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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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