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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) has produced, in partnership with families and practitioners in Ohio, a video series about the use of technology with evidence based early intervention. These eight videos illustrate how video, video conferencing, and related technologies can improve access to, and the...

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Early Intervention (EI) is a program that supports families with children from birth through age two. EI teams work with families to identify possible areas of delay in their child’s development. This document outlines some of the rights that parents have under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), regarding...

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The Learning Disabilities Association of America provides Parents, Educators, Adults, and Professionals information, insights, and resources regarding the education of students with learning disabilities. Their articles and resources cover all types of learning disabilities, from dyslexia to executive functioning.

Link: https://ldaamerica.org/

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Individuals with disabilities have rights to receive accommodations for their comfort and success in the workplace. This article gives a few tips on how employers can provide some accommodations for employees who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in the workplace.

Link: https://www.gettinghired.com/en/blog/2018/6/accommodation-tips-for-hiring-individuals-in-the-deaf-community?ecid=

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The purpose of this article from STAGES is to examine emerging technologies that teach, support and enhance the lives of children and adults with autism and their families. The range and depth of innovative technology solutions includes basic educational issues, as well as in the areas of interaction, social skills,...

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This book is written for current and future college students with autism, by the students themselves. Whether they're at a school with an autism support program or one that offers only a very basic disability services office, this handbook should be a valuable resource in trying to figure out how...

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Hearing is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon. People show varying degrees of hearing at varying frequencies in both ears. Assistive Listening Systems (ALSs) can help with this. Essentially they are amplifiers that bring sound directly into the ear. This article is written from the perspective that ALSs can benefit many hearing...

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This official Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities by the U.S. Department of Education gives information to parents and teachers about transition programs and services, rights under IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act, preparing for adult life, and postsecondary options.

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NTACT is a Technical Assistance and Dissemination project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). Its purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising...

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