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The purpose of this research brief from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities was to identify and provide an overview of national databases containing information about college students with disabilities. Eleven instruments from federal and university-based sources were described. Databases reflect a variety of survey methods, respondents, definitions...

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. This list of assistive technologies is not exhaustive. There are a great many more types of technologies for motor disabilities than are listed here, but we have listed some of the major types so as to acquaint you with the kinds of...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities needs to be front and center in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In...

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On this University of Colorado website you can view nationwide longitudinal financial and programmatic trends in intellectual and developmental disabilities services, as funded in part by Health and human Service’s Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Established in 1982 to investigate the determinants of public spending for intellectual and developmental...

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A comprehensive peer-reviewed paper on Assistive Technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal’s mission is to contribute to global studies by publishing research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them, and this paper does that. An excerpt:...

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. The DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment created in 2016 to support the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments.

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This web page provides guidance on planning, AT product assessment, training, and resources for starting up your own assistive technology resource center. Every person has the right to live independently and people with disabilities are no different. Today they come across various barriers that hinder their education, employment and even...

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Although a British initiative (of The Royal Society for Blind Children and ustwo.com studio, and also sponsored by Google and Comic Relief), this open source effort is truly a worldwide source for software developers who want to empower vision impaired people to navigate the world independently. What if vision impaired...

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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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