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The U.S. Department of Labor provides valuable information regarding work and disability, including laws and policies regarding disability in the workplace, accommodations available, and your rights as an employee.

Link: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability

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These PowerPoint slides accompany the webinar, Virtual Reality and Assistive Technology: Learn about the New New Things! with Jaclyn Wickham. Here, some of the current and future applications for virtual reality (as well as some info on applications of Augmented Reality) to support students...

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Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP) provides free informational packets for parents that are available for download. These packets give information on specific learning disabilities, assistive technology, accommodations, and more. The STEP website also provides training and other links to resources for parents.

Link: http://www.tnstep.org/resources/infoPackets.aspx...

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ADHD is a learning disorder, the symptoms of which can greatly affect a child's learning. This page from VeryWell Mind is dedicated to ADHD and ways to help children, their parents, and teachers manage the symptoms, both at school and at home.

Link: https://www.verywellmind.com/adhd-school-issues-4157279

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While virtual reality (VR) has been on the radar for decades, it wasn’t until recently that its use has become less of a novelty, and more of a consumer reality. Now, as VR technology becomes more ubiquitous, the big question is: How will this emerging technology enter the classroom and...

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The Metropolitan Center for Independent living provides resources for transitioning for those with disabilities, from post-secondary education and training to recreation and leisure.

Link: http://www.mcil-mn.org/programs/7-transition/25-transition-resources

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The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Health Storylines app helps those with ADD/ADHD lead better, productive, more organized lives. With the app, one can track things like mood, vitals, tasks, medication management, make a schedule, journal, and even connect with other users for support. This app is free to use...

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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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