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Recognizing and valuing the unique perspectives of people, identities, and points of view, and doing so in an environment where all people feel safe and respected is important to address and eliminate barriers to systems and services to individuals with disabilities. On this page are select resources compiled and/or created...

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This page from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides information and several guides for supporting children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in school. These include Childhood MS: A Guide for Parents, Students with MS & the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel, and more.

Link: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Resources-for-Specific-Populations/Pediatric-MS-Support-Network#section-4 ...

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This informative PowerPoint by David Banes, an accessibility and inclusion expert, discusses how the many factors of a school setting affects implementing technology in a classroom, including school policy, funding, and professional development. Assessment and planning guides are also included, to help along the implementation process.

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There are plenty of reasons why a college or university should strive to make its web content as accessible as possible for its students: it’s mandated by law, it creates market opportunity, and most importantly, accessible resources make it possible for all students to participate and excel in higher education...

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This PowerPoint presentation, made and presented by Denise Fisher, walks educators through the planning process of integrating technology for PreK-Elementary aged students. Denise is an Occupational Therapist and has had 30 years of experience working with schools, and 15 years as an Assistive Technology (AT) coordinator. This presentation also includes...

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It is said that Professional Development is one of the biggest challenges of integrating technology into a classroom. Teachers need to learn the current knowledge base and skills needed to bring assistive technology into their classroom, and this list includes practical first steps for educators, as well as a link...

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Although there are certain rights for students with disabilities in both secondary and postsecondary educational settings, there are subtle differences that can affect the planning and pursuing of education for these settings. The University of Washington made this article to compare the legal, social, and academic differences students will face...

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After high school, two laws continue to protect the rights of students with disabilities. These include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This article seeks to explain what these are and how they aid students in continuing their education in post-secondary settings....

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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that postsecondary institutions are responsible for...

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The Kentucky Department of Education provides this all-inclusive document detailing the steps in the IEP development process for educators, administrators, and other educational leaders. From preparing for an IEP to progress monitoring, this document gives information on every step of the process.

Link: https://education.ky.gov/specialed/excep/forms/Documents/IEP_Guidance_Document.pdf

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