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A challenge for the country is that colleges are not contributing enough graduates in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the STEM fields (Kuenzi, 2008). In particular, business firms demand graduates knowledgeable in STEM for increasing innovations. To address this demand, the authors argue for broadening the...

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An increasing amount of assistive technology (AT) interventions exist for adolescents and adults with learning disabilities (LD). The aims of this review were to: 1) Survey both quantitative and qualitative research, to determine whether interventions are effective and how they affect lived experience, and 2) Formally assess the quality of...

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In the nearly 30 years since the passage of the Technology-Related Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988, technology-mediated instruction has been implemented successfully with both students without disabilities and students with a range of disabilities to help them meet the demands of instruction. In this special issue of...

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Resource rooms can be great teaching tools for educators to use for children with special needs or disabilities. They can be a place for accommodation, alternate assessments, and other tools and resources that these students might not be able to get anywhere else. This brief introduction to resource rooms gives...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but it is important to note that accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help your district move beyond technical...

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Accessibility is a critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those with disabilities. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. Beyond the legal requirements, teachers...

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Second grader Maeve Coffey of New York City has spinal muscular atrophy—and a “telepresence” bot that puts her in the classroom when she’s too sick to leave home.

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How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology...

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Humans are social beings, having conversations, making friendships and communities. Social interaction is the key to our happiness. By definition, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) struggle to be socially appropriate and connected. If offered the opportunity to socialize through an avatar, we have found that children with ASD are...

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For classrooms that have a variety of learners, or students with disabilities, it's important for teachers to know how to tailor their instructional methods to be able to better suit the needs of diverse learners. This article gives basic information on what differentiated instruction is, accommodations and some low-tech solutions...

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