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Education technologist Dr. Yeunjoo Lee, of California State, Bakersfield, talks about the state of pre-service teacher technology training, minority group attitudes about assistive technology and alternative sources of technology funding.

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Supporting Success for Kids with Hearing Loss is a resource for parents and professionals who work with children with hearing loss. The site is divided into discrete sections for parents and professionals. Each section has resources related to both Early Intervention and school-age children, and includes links to online articles...

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Sock Puppets App is a terrific free app that can be used to teach listening and conversational skills. You can choose two puppets to help learn turn-taking skills or conversational interactions. This could also help students who are not literate express themselves on Facebook or YouTube. First, pick one or...

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Night Light Stories is created by Chris Bugaj, an Assistive Technology Specialist and speech language pathologist (SLP), and his wife Melissa, a classroom teacher. They have created this blog and set of podcasts featuring original stories "that light up the imagination of kids of all ages." Each story relates to...

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This interview focuses on assistive technology implementation in the classroom. Matthew Press, AT Coordinator for the Pendergast Elementary School District in Phoenix, Arizona, addresses the need for teacher “buy-in” and shares tips for how to get it; describes AT barriers and how to overcome them; identifies AT tools that...

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This research paper defines and describes the use of audio-supported reading (ASR) to access text for students who are visually impaired or blind. ASR is described as a tool for integrating multiple pedagogies and teaching the skill sets most blind or visually impaired students will need to gain literacy. The...

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All Children Can Read is a website published by the National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness devoted to increasing literacy development for children with deaf-blindness. The principles of the project are based on four assertions: 1) All children can become and are becoming literate; 2) Literacy development is founded on experiences and...

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In the education world, as in all public sectors, policy drives funding. At the national, state, and local levels, policy decisions determine priorities and budgets. What happens within the classroom, including use of assistive and instructional technologies, is tied directly to overarching education policies. In this interview, we speak with...

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Do you know where your hashtags are? Some of us do; some of us don’t. Some of us have no idea what the term means. Joe Mazza, Knapp Elementary School Principal, is a master user of hashtags – a way of labeling Twitter and other social media posts – so...

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Dr. Phil Parette discusses the components of the framework and need for a structured approach to technology integration, and shares some of the technology tools that he finds particularly useful. By now the majority of the education world seems to agree – technology is powerful and can bring significant benefits...

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