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Internet of Things (IoT), a system of connected things, is slowly but surely revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. The growth of IoT technology has had a positive impact on education, with the application of the former evolving from mere static applications to cutting-edge interactive classrooms. Here are...

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When it comes to technology that really changes people’s lives, very little compares to tech that’s designed to help disabled people lead fuller, more active, more independent, or simply more dignified lives. Thanks to advances in robotics, materials engineering, artificial intelligence, and a broad range of other things, assistive tech...

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Ever-changing technology has presented university leaders with new ways to innovate and boost student experiences. Data can increase student success and retention while artificial intelligence can support the personalization of learning. These trends may have popped up first at the most tech-savvy institutions, but they have since become popular across...

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To help students in special education settings, it is imperative for educators and parents to collaborate. Two minds are better than one, and in order to stay in tune with the child’s needs and overcome barriers to learning, all parties are critical. Paired with an educational team that has training...

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In an era of breakneck change and tech innovation, evaluating dyslexia in young students looks much the same today as it has in the past: A struggling reader’s parents and teachers might sit down, gather information and assess the child on their strengths and weaknesses to determine a diagnosis and...

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Librarians discuss ways in which 3D printing can be a crucial part of personalized learning. They cover how this medium can be incorporated into various school subjects, and what to keep in mind when considering 3D printing for your curriculum. https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2018/02/tcea-2018-how-incorporate-3d-printing-any-lesson-plan

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For several years now, many companies that design and sell assistive devices have ditched the medical model in favor of a more social approach and are more concerned about the wants and needs of consumers with disabilities. This, as well as innovations in technology, have started new trends in the...

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Getting to know your Speech-Language Pathologist is a video made by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It provides an overview into what SLPs do, and how they can support your child throughout their time at school, including incorporating Assistive Technology into their intervention strategy.

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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