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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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If you have a physical disability, finding the right used vehicle is crucial — but it can also be challenging. You want to find the best value without having to make sacrifices when it comes to accessibility and safety. This guide has a light overview of helping you understand some...

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Parents of children and adults with special needs have their roles in “Life Planning” for their child. It’s a lifetime of various roles that have a direct effect on the daily and future quality of life of their children. As both a parent and a sibling of adults with special...

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While renters have the responsibility to provide reasonable accommodations to tenants with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act, many homeowners with disabilities can’t afford these expenses out-of-pocket. But did you know that there are many different national programs whose mission it is to provide you with a safe, comfortable home...

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In order to accommodate visitors or residents with disabilities in your home, you may need to add a wheelchair ramp, which allows users to avoid stairs. Discover more about the average costs of wheelchair ramp construction as well as various factors to take into consideration when designing your ramp. Keep...

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In order for students with significant disabilities to develop as readers and writers, daily writing is equally, if not, more important. However, this becomes a challenge when most students with significant disabilities are unable to hold a traditional pencil. To address this challenge, the Center for Literacy & Disability Studies...

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PneuMobility air-powered wheelchair project

Developed by the Human Engineering Research Laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh and the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the PneuMobility scooter and wheelchair are powered by compressed air instead of the electric motors most scooters and...

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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 company provides a range of products that put goals within reach for people of all abilities and ages. Working with individuals, parents, teachers and therapists, we find - or invent - the devices, toys and tools that help build more joyful, fulfilling lives. From learning and play, to communications...

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From the Medstar National Rehabilitation Network. Adaptive Exercise information including adaptive exercise equipment and disability sports sites. This pdf contains listings of organizations, descriptions and links for everything from the paralympics to outdoor adventures for people with disabilities, and other non-profits like the national sports center for the disabled. There...

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