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Video: When Alice Brouhard’s daughter, Kara, suffered a traumatic brain injury, Alice took finding assistive technology into her own hands. Alice shares how a simple app and the power of advocating made Apple take notice and gave Kara a voice. Alice Brouhard, R.N. is a champion of the use of...

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This webinar discusses how to utilize the Univeral Design for Learning (UDL) framework as the foundation to apply the same principles during transition and on into the employment sector. While businesses and people with disabilities sometimes encounter serious challenges as they seek to implement inclusion strategies, as assistive technology (AT)...

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This literature review addresses how much media use preschoolers do in childcare settings. The review of 17 studies showed that children in home daycare settings were more likely to have media use at preschool, and that the higher the education level of preschool staff the less likely the children were...

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This website from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families look at and plan for how much time media use takes up in a day. It is preset with the recommended number of hours per day of sleep and physical activity, and allows families to add or subtract...

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Children born in the 21st century use digital media everywhere - at home and at school, at the public library and at the doctor's office. In this article, the authors talk about the importance of having parents and children using digital media together, and the need for more guidance on...

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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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Produced by Don Johnston Inc, this video tells the story of Ptahra Jeppe, an extremely dyslexic and extremely capable law student who uses assistive technology to navigate educational requirements and achieve academic success.

Link: https://vimeo.com/175610401

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Created in 2013 by Chen Bakhru, the Blind Planet provides the blind/low vision community with a news generator, web-based resources that include information on screen reader manufacturers, blogs, podcasts, and reviews of software/hardware devices.

Link: http://blind-planet.com

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To better understand parents' attitudes, beliefs, and concerns about technology use by children under 6, the Erikson Institute surveyed 1,000 parents across the Nation (mothers- 58%, Latino-23%, African American-13%, married or living with a partner-84%, employed FT/PT-68%). Results indicate that 90% of the parents surveyed use smartphones; 85% watch television;...

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Aimed at parents and care givers, this research brief provides information about signs and symptoms of deafness and autism and recommendation about intervention strategies.

Link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED562554.pdf

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