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Many teachers, whether Special Education or General education teachers, are utilizing technology in their classrooms more and more, as these technologies are becoming more integrated into their students' lives. These resource pages, compiled by Eric Curts of SPARCC Technology (and blogger for Control Alt Achieve), provides teachers with the latest...

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Lesson Planet provides ideas, resources, and lesson plans for general education teachers as well as special education teachers. While some resources are free with a subscription, there is the option of joining a paid subscription at a monthly fee ranging from $2.00-$5.00 monthly, and $170 monthly for schools and school...

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The U.S. General Services Administration provides an IT Acessibility blog, which analyzes and explores the accessibility of the workplace, according to Section 508 of the United States Workforce Rehabilitation Act. News and other articles are available for updates and information on this topic.

Link: https://www.section508.gov/blog

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The U.S. Department of Labor provides valuable information regarding work and disability, including laws and policies regarding disability in the workplace, accommodations available, and your rights as an employee.

Link: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability

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These PowerPoint slides accompany the webinar, Virtual Reality and Assistive Technology: Learn about the New New Things! with Jaclyn Wickham. Here, some of the current and future applications for virtual reality (as well as some info on applications of Augmented Reality) to support students...

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Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP) provides free informational packets for parents that are available for download. These packets give information on specific learning disabilities, assistive technology, accommodations, and more. The STEP website also provides training and other links to resources for parents.

Link: http://www.tnstep.org/resources/infoPackets.aspx...

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ADHD is a learning disorder, the symptoms of which can greatly affect a child's learning. This page from VeryWell Mind is dedicated to ADHD and ways to help children, their parents, and teachers manage the symptoms, both at school and at home.

Link: https://www.verywellmind.com/adhd-school-issues-4157279

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While virtual reality (VR) has been on the radar for decades, it wasn’t until recently that its use has become less of a novelty, and more of a consumer reality. Now, as VR technology becomes more ubiquitous, the big question is: How will this emerging technology enter the classroom and...

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The Metropolitan Center for Independent living provides resources for transitioning for those with disabilities, from post-secondary education and training to recreation and leisure.

Link: http://www.mcil-mn.org/programs/7-transition/25-transition-resources

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The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Health Storylines app helps those with ADD/ADHD lead better, productive, more organized lives. With the app, one can track things like mood, vitals, tasks, medication management, make a schedule, journal, and even connect with other users for support. This app is free to use...

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