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There are several games that can be played by people with a physical disability. These can be categorized as: (a) games not specifically designed to be accessible (mainstream video games); and (b) games specifically designed to be accessible (one switch games). This brief article has a number of useful links...

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Games mean a lot to many people. For those with disabilities, it means being able to feel involved in something fun and rewarding. Because many children and adults alike miss out on the benefits of gaming because of a disability, this article explains games and organizations focused on supporting gamers...

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Able Gamers is a charitable organization that provides custom gaming expertise to people with disabilities who want to play video games. Their work is about fun, inclusion and improved quality of life for people with disabilities through the power of video games.

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The American Library Association defines digital literacy as “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.” Today’s students have come of age in an era of digital media. Yet proficiency with YouTube and Facebook does not necessarily...

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La tecnología de asistencia es cualquier tipo de tecnología que puede utilizarse para mejorar la independencia funcional de una persona con discapacidad. A menudo, para las personas con discapacidades, realizar tareas diarias como hablar con amigos, ir a la escuela y al trabajo, o participar en actividades recreativas es un...

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En este video de 15 minutos, que se puede ver en segmentos, los maestros de estudiantes con una variedad de necesidades de aprendizaje discuten las formas en que la tecnología de asistencia puede ayudar. Los maestros brindan ejemplos de herramientas de baja a alta tecnología que se integran fácilmente en...

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In this video, which can be viewed in segments, teachers of students with a range of learning needs discuss the ways in which assistive technology can help. Teachers provide examples of low- to high-tech tools that are easily integrated into a classroom environment. (Watch the video in Spanish ...

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For some students, writing can be a very hard skill to master. Whether a student struggles with getting their thoughts down on paper, spelling, grammar, or preparing bibliographies, assistive technology (AT) can help. Through the use of AT, students can minimize their frustration with writing by using ‘alternative pencils’, or...

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For some teachers, having technology integrated into a classroom is useful; for teachers of students with special or additional needs, however, it can sometimes be necessary. But having or acquiring the funds to obtain these technologies can sometimes be difficult. This article lists some of the ways to make technology...

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Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a form of blindness that is neurological. There are some general rules of thumb for making vision easier for kids with CVI. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors, movement, and lights. Here are some great educational tools that you can use to help...

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