Early Childhood Professionals

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At one year old, Maggie was diagnosed with Angelman Syndrome. Including her in the regular classroom was difficult, especially when her teachers saw her as a burden on other students. However, after meeting adults with significant disabilities who were receiving support to lead ordinary lives, Maggie’s family broadened their idea...

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This webinar presents stories and information about technology that can be used by people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to improve their community participation and engagement in community life. The presenters are: Sandy Henry, of Sengistix has supported people with disabilities in the community for over 30 years and was...

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You may be familiar with CNIB’s Braille Creative Writing Contest and CNIB’s role in providing an accessible TD Summer Reading Club. But have you heard of the Readasaurus Kit and AltLit.ca, CNIB’s website about alternative literacy for kids and teens with vision loss? Did you know that CNIB has a...

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Did you know that 85% of what we say is communicated with only 200 basic words? It is now commonly understood in the field of augmentative and alternative communication that all students need access to a commonly used core vocabulary. Core vocabulary is a small set of simple words, in...

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The High Incidence Accessible Technology (HIAT) website is dedicated to teachers, to better inform them of assistive technology (AT) resources and practices that can better serve the children with disabilities in their classrooms. They have a host of tools available to them for training and implementation of AT to improve...

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Bookshare is an online resource for accessible literature for children with disabilities. Their blog is especially helpful for educators in implementing this assistive technology in their classrooms. http://bookshareblog.wpengine.com/2017/08/back-to-school-with-bookshare-tips-from-the-teaching-trenches/

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Research shows that assistive technology (AT) can help young children with disabilities learn valuable skills. It’s never too early to begin using these resources for children. This article describes what kinds of AT can be used for infants and toddlers with disabilities. http://www.techfortykes.org/files/Article_on_EC_and_AT-FAPE.pdf

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For a student with disabilities, the classroom can be daunting. Students with disabilities may already feel different than their peers then add in the fact they may not be able to do even the simplest tasks like write their own name or turn the page of a book. With the...

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For children ages 0-5 years old, interventions, special education, and assistive technology for disabilities are rights protected by law. This article covers specific laws that cover the rights of young children with disabilities, emphasizing Assistive Technology.

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This informational article considers what works when creating a condusive educational environment for all students. It takes the concepts of Universal Design and assistive technology to create the kind of environment that fits every child's needs.

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