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In this 15-minute video, which can be viewed in segments, teachers of students with a range of learning needs discuss the ways in which assistive technology can help. Teachers provide examples of low- to high-tech tools that are easily integrated into a classroom environment. (Watch the video in Spanish...

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For some students, writing can be a very hard skill to master. Whether a student struggles with getting their thoughts down on paper, spelling, grammar, or preparing bibliographies, assistive technology (AT) can help. Through the use of AT, students can minimize their frustration with writing by using ‘alternative pencils’, or...

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For some teachers, having technology integrated into a classroom is useful; for teachers of students with special or additional needs, however, it can sometimes be necessary. But having or acquiring the funds to obtain these technologies can sometimes be difficult. This article lists some of the ways to make technology...

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Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a form of blindness that is neurological. There are some general rules of thumb for making vision easier for kids with CVI. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors, movement, and lights. Here are some great educational tools that you can use to help...

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This blog by an Occupational Therapist (OT), titled MamaOT , covers topics related to Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), particularly for young children. Informtion and ideas for playtime and learning for these children are shared, suitable for parents, educators, and service providers. This page in particular includes information about SPD as...

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The Colorado Department of Education has put together this manual, in collaboration with medical and educational professionals, to inform and advise educators in terms of teaching students with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Many people do not realize how common it is for children to suffer a brain injury. TBI...

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Think Inclusive is a site that gives news and other information on creating inclusive environments for all people, including people with disabilities. Articles, videos, and podcasts focus on advocacy for inclusion in communities and educational settings. This article focuses specifically on AAC communication, and how sequential message devices can be...

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The Partnerships for Action, Voices for Empowerment (PAVE) is a parent organization for those with children with disabilities. It is a hub for parents and family members to find support and learn from various resources on how to navigate home and school life for their child with a disability. Resources...

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Alt text is a critical element to ensure digital accessibility. Use this CTD infographic to help you understand how to write alt text for the 5 different types of images.

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Inclusive design is about putting people first, especially those with disabilities. Designing a website with accessibility and inclusion in mind from the outset has the added benefit of improving usability for both people with and without disabilities. This ensures that everyday tools and technologies can reach everyone who needs them....

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