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Transitioning for students with multiple disabilities can be intimidating, and formal and informal evaluations are needed to identify a child's needs and strengths. This information is the base for future directions of the IEP goals and objectives. The following resources offer guidance and consideration in developing an IEP for a...

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There are many strategies that can be used to improve executive functions in the classroom. Some are more traditional strategies, like movement breaks, and some involve using technology to help improve these skills. Both types of strategies are listed here to help students improve executive functioning in the classroom....

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Wrong Planet is a website where people from the autism community can come together to attain resources, share stories, and keep up with what's in the news. There are forums for discussion on various topics, and connections to resources that may be helpful.

Link: http://wrongplanet.net/ ...

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Going to college with a speech or language disorder can be daunting. For many students, this may be the first time that you have to advocate for yourself to get the support you need in the classroom. Whether the goal is to advocate for alternative assignments, improve a speech, language,...

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This page from the Protection & Advocacy System for South Carolina has fact sheets on nearly every aspect of special education and students with disabilities. It includes explanations of laws and policies related to special education, least restrictive environment, transition, evaluation and more.

Link: https://www.pandasc.org/resources/education/

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This article provides a number of strategies for teachers who work with learning-disabled and/or Gifted students, from accommodations to low- to mid-tech assistive technology (AT)*. Along with advice for teachers, it provides guidelines for parents of these students as well, with tips on advocacy and finding tools and support....

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The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education has created a guide for parents when beginning a collaboration with a Special Education advocate. This includes what an educational advocate is, questions to ask your advocate, what makes a good advocate, and suggestions for additional resources to look for information....

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Watch this short video to see Greg Blackman, VP at Eye Can See, Inc., show us the ElBraille notetaker & the Focus 40 Braille Display. These are portable braille devices designed for users who are blind.

This video is produced by the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project, a...

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This is a brief article comparing two video messenger apps: Marco Polo and Glide. Because they incorporate video into the messaging, they are sometimes called "video walkie-talkies" and are also considered “deaf friendly” messenger apps.

Read the article here: https://pahapps.wordpress.com/2017/11/09/glide-vs-marco-polo/ .

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Millions of amputees worldwide live with the loss of a limb, especially in developing countries that don’t often have access to expensive prosthetics. The most common is hand or arm loss. Robotic prosthetics are cripplingly expensive (e.g., well over $75,000), clunky and heavy, and can take months to obtain –...

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