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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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Welcome to the SEA and LEA Conference Resource page. Here you will find links to this year's presentations delivered by the CTD SEA and LEA Technical Assistance Team, led by American Institutes for Research.

32nd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - Digital Accessibility: What Education Leaders Need to...
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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This collection of ESSA resources describe the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities. Feel free to use and share these materials...

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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. The policy statement addresses both traditional video media (broadcast television, streaming videos, etc) and app-based media...

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What does accessibility compliance mean for you as an educational leader? How can you ensure fair and equal access for all of your students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending and braiding of funding streams and...
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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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ESSA provides a common language to bridge special education. Universal Design for Learning and technology can drive innovative strategies to enhance teaching and learning. This infographic compares the differences of key terms used in ESSA with terms used in NCLB.

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This document is a summary of the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities (SWDs). It includes a variety of resources to...

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This webinar by Martha Thurlow and Sheryl Lazarus from the National Center on Educational Outcomes provides viewers with quick, yet comprehensive, overview of the paradigm shift in how accessibility features and accommodations are provided as States move toward technology-based assessments. This session will provide you with the information you...

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