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This Guide to Assistive Technology (AT) was created for parent center professionals and family members to help them learn about effective AT practices, devices, and services. AT has great potential to help infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities participate fully in daily routines; increase access to the general educational...

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The North Coastal Consortium for Special Education has pages on Assistive Technology that are helpful for educators and assistive technology advocates of all kinds, to keep up to date on the current happenings in the world of AT in education, and have access to other resources. http://nccseat.blogspot.com/ ...

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These guides help school administrators and educational technology vendors learn what questions to ask and how to make informed decisions relating to educational technology. http://techmatrix.org/sites/all/themes/TechMatrix/images/consumerguide.pdf

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Welcome to this short video outlining basic topics and concepts for using assistive technology with students with disabilities. Students, parents, teachers and other service professionals can benefit from this overview video.

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The World Health Organization estimates that around 90% of the 285 million or so visually impaired people worldwide live in low-income situations with little or no access to assistive technology. This article introduces a simple and easily reproducible way-finding device for people with reduced vision: a bracelet that detects nearby...

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See how through using brainwave commands and a wireless connected EEG headset from the Australian electronics company Emotiv Systems, this technology can also send a thought message to anyone via a push notification (in-app SMS). https://cerebralpalsynewstoday.com/2016/05/02/think-to-speak-technology-finally-becomes-a-reality-for-people-with-impaired-verbal-communication/

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The range of complexity and sophistication of assistive technology devices is extremely vast. From household items to software, assistive technology devices can come in various sizes, prizes, and appearances. This article introduces a device made out of duct tape and velcro that aids the grip for those with motor...

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Thanks to assistive technology (AT), opportunities for improving communication and relationships are expanding for children with social/emotional challenges. There are thousands of devices and programs (apps) designed to aid communication, teach life skills, improve academic and social learning, and reduce frustrations that can lead to destructive behaviors. Games, in particular,...

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This blog is made by a mom whose son has severe, non-verbal autism. From the perspective of a parent, she recounts her experiences using assistive technology for her son, Cooper. https://www.findingcoopersvoice.com/2017/03/12/assistive-technology-for-kids-with-autism/

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For years, different modes of technology have been used to improve the quality of life of people who have various developmental disabilities. However, the varied use of technology for children with autism continues to receive limited attention, despite the fact that technology tends to be a high interest area for...

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