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Learn about disclosure on psychological and/or emotional disabilities, particularly on transcripts for students applying to colleges. Today, there is no disagreement that students and parents of minor children should have control to disclose or not to disclose psychological or emotional information at the time of application. Does a high school...

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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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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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This Benetech-DIAGRAM Center webinar speaks broadly on 3D printing, the whys and how do you start, as well as talks on printing accessible instructional materials, when and what you don’t print, and what types of printed objects support learning best. The DIAGRAM Center is the R&D Center at Benetech working...

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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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This is an AAC, symbol-supported communication iPad or iPhone app to promote language development and grow communication skills, from beginning to advanced communicators. Personalize the vocabulary in the app. Choose from three vocabulary levels and 23 different grid sizes. Create and edit buttons with 20,000 symbols or use your own...

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News story with video on the eSight3 , which is part of CNET’s series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community. The eSight 3 has a camera that works with high-resolution displays and optical prisms in the headset to restore sight to those with low vision. Worn...

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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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