Early Childhood Professionals

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HelpKidzLearn is a collection of software for young children and those with learning difficulties to play online. The software is split into five sections: Early Years, Games and Quizzes, Stories and Songs, Creative Play & Find Out About. These activities are meant to help stimulate a child's educational development through...

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A Vidget is an example of low tech assistive technology, where no screens or software are involved. Vidget is a multi-purpose item that can be used in the classroom for those that learn optimally with kinesthetic support. This device can be used as a chair, desk, or stool, with encourages...

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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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In this webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, an organization focused on helping people with sensory disabilities and their families, provides insider tips for using products published by Social Thinking to nurture social emotional learning in ages 4-7. The materials are helpful for students with solid to...

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For kids with special needs, the right tools can make a huge difference. Games, apps, and devices offer access, information, and inclusion to kids with learning differences, autism, vision and hearing loss, and more. With the resources provided through Common Sense Media, learn how to configure your child's device, boost...

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These are the two resources from this webinar on asistive technology for early childhood: the powerpoint from the ' Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children “Do” ' webinar and a resource handout pdf on "Customizing AT Supports for 0-3". The webinar archive video can be found ...

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This webinar provides information on using assistive technology (AT) in early childhood. Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right… infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from...

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This list of popular, effective, DIY resources on the use of assistive technology devices and services with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities accompanies the webinar, Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children "Do" with Susan Mistrett. This resource was created by Dr. Mistrett to assist in bringing AT...

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This video outlines a new robot-avatar combo that is helping deaf children learn to communicate during a crucial time in their development. This video outlines some of the challenges in helping deaf children learn language, as part of a Gallaudet University research project. Watch it here: https://www.wired.com/video/2017/12/the-adorable-robot-that-s-helping-deaf-children-communicate/...

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