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Tim, who has a rare form of cerebral palsy, longed to go beyond the confines of his wheelchair. Virtual Reality goggles allowed him to see new worlds, and to feel like he was flying. https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/humankind/2017/07/07/virtual-reality-opens-new-worlds-man-cerebral-palsy/103492936/

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Differentiation is more than strategies and more practical than a pedagogical ideal. Here is a companion post to a presentation at an ASCD Conference. The article and the list of referenced articles at the end debunk myths about differentiation with solutions that offer success to diverse learners under challenging conditions....

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Developed by a group of Palestinian students at the Polytechnic University in Hebron, this 'smart' vest uses vibrations and vocal commands to help users navigate the world around them. They called this new technology SASB, which is the acronym for Smart Assist System for Blind People. When they designed the...

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Meeting the needs of all learners does not have to be difficult. Any instructional practice or system we explore that attends to student voice and agency can be personalized to individuals and groups—which is differentiation. This article contains links, ideas and resources for teachers on how to gear teaching to...

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This is the Spanish version of the two-page document that helps Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams discuss and document assistive technology needs. This resource was designed to be used with children who are three to five years old. The document was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational...

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Aira offers an innovative, high technology service designed to help blind and low-vision users gain mobility and independence. It provides personalized assistance from orientation and mobility experts who can be trained Aira Agents, family members, or friends. Our experts, backed by state-of-the art technology, serve as visual interpreters and navigators...

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The Job Accommodation Network’s (JAN) Searchable Online Accommodation Resource (SOAR) system is designed to let users explore various accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings. These accommodation ideas are not all inclusive. The SOAR system allows users to obtain accommodation ideas. JAN consultants compile these accommodation...

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Since one in five Americans experiences disability that affects their daily function because of impairments in mobility, cognitive function, sensory impairment, or communication impairment, the need for rehabilitation strategies to optimize function and reduce disability is a clear priority for research to address this public health challenge. This link is...

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Finding assistive technology that works with any of your students with more involved needs can be intimidating, and expensive. Communication devices can come with astronomical price tags. What’s more nerve-wrecking than hoping that you’ve selected the right technology for a child? What about a child who needs adaptive switches, or...

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Blogger Molly Watt is deaf-blind and advocates for those living with accessibility needs. She shares her experiences, raising awareness and understanding of how assistive accessible technology enhances and enables those in need. In this post she discusses the Apple Watch, her lifelong use of hearing aids, and how a new...

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