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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....

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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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Humans are social beings, having conversations, making friendships and communities. Social interaction is the key to our happiness. By definition, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) struggle to be socially appropriate and connected. If offered the opportunity to socialize through an avatar, we have found that children with ASD are...

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Every parent just wants their child to make friends, succeed, and be happy. But, for many parents of children with autism, these goals are more difficult to achieve, especially in social realms where their child may experience anxiety while trying to make connections with others. Three successful strategies for helping...

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No matter where education takes place, assistive technology can be essential to learning for a child with disabilities. In this blog by Kim Rankin, mother of Nathaniel, who has trachea abnormalities, she documents and shares her experiences and advice regarding AAC devices, and how they play a part in their...

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An assistive technology specialist and a teacher of learners with multiple or significant special needs, Kate Ahern has created a blog for teachers in special education, to provide guidance and resources they might need to help their students learn. She has been working with this population since the age of...

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Teachers are often baffled and frustrated by kids who appear to be capable but struggle to keep up with the pace of classroom instruction. At times they appear confused and unable to follow directions and frequently have difficulty completing written assignments in the time allotted. These students are often the...

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Assistive and accessible technology can help students with special needs overcome a wide variety of challenges. Although some tech-savvy teachers are confident figuring out these technologies on their own, many others need training on how to implement assistive and accessible technology effectively to benefit their students. In some cases, formal...

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With this PowerPoint presentation, learn from Laura Kessel how to develop and utilize an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Implementation Plan to support communication across activities or settings. This document accompanies the webinar, AAC Implementation Plans: Preparing for Successful Communication.

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This Behaviour Resource Bank is a compilation of SESS Advice Sheets which present some of the many strategies that may assist schools to meet the needs of pupils who display challenging behaviour related to special educational needs. The material covers both the preventative and management aspects of dealing with challenging...

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