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Do 2 Learn is a website for parents and teachers, with hundreds of resources, guides, printables, and other products to help in the education and transition of children and young adults with Autism. Some topics that the website covers and provides interventions for are behavior management, job tips and social...

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Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Each child is different, and each delay or disability will require different modifications. Child care providers should gather as much information as you can about the child and the disability, and learn about typical modifications that can...

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The School Library Journal writes about how Makerspaces and hacking different objects to make them accessible for people with disabilities is teaching empowerment and a love of learning, for all students. It also describes certain places in the community that these movements are taking place, and what the future looks...

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This webinar with Elizabeth Barry and Tina Hanson from the PACER's Simon Technology center describes the fundamentals of AT, and how to incorporate them into your child's life to enhance learning and creativity.

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Living with a learning disability can be a source of great frustration if it’s not fully understood – especially during a child’s school-age years. These disabilities have very little to do with a child’s behavior or level of intelligence. Rather, it comes down to understanding that people who live with...

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Families of children with disabilities may struggle to get services for their children in schools and the medical system. They may not know how to get their child evaluated, that there may be free or low-cost services, or that there are organizations that can provide them with information and support....

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New developments in augmented reality can seem extraordinary to anyone new to the field. Craig Smith, an autism educator and advocate based in Australia, writes about new possibilities for educators working with people with autism to provide new assistive technology opportunities to them. Some of his listed possibilities include providing...

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This video features Jody Duff (Zinn), who was awarded Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2018 by the State of Maryland. This inspirational video shows some of the reasons why she won the award. Watch the video to see her challenges, innovative approaches and mindset in tackling the...

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Navigating the complex process of paying for college raises a ton of questions for most students. Those questions can pile up even more quickly for a student with a disability. The good news: 88 percent of postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 percent of public two- and four-year schools report enrolling...

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Thingiverse is a website for educators to post, share, and get ideas about 3D printing to use in classrooms. Ideas for objects include toys, modifications, or fidgets that special educators can use to teach students with disabilities. Each entry comes with pictures and a description of possible uses. Ideas may...

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