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This article provides a number of strategies for teachers who work with learning-disabled and/or Gifted students, from accommodations to low- to mid-tech assistive technology (AT)*. Along with advice for teachers, it provides guidelines for parents of these students as well, with tips on advocacy and finding tools and support....

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The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education has created a guide for parents when beginning a collaboration with a Special Education advocate. This includes what an educational advocate is, questions to ask your advocate, what makes a good advocate, and suggestions for additional resources to look for information....

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Watch this short video to see Greg Blackman, VP at Eye Can See, Inc., show us the ElBraille notetaker & the Focus 40 Braille Display. These are portable braille devices designed for users who are blind.

This video is produced by the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project, a...

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This is a brief article comparing two video messenger apps: Marco Polo and Glide. Because they incorporate video into the messaging, they are sometimes called "video walkie-talkies" and are also considered “deaf friendly” messenger apps.

Read the article here: https://pahapps.wordpress.com/2017/11/09/glide-vs-marco-polo/ .

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There are several games that can be played by people with a physical disability. These can be categorized as: (a) games not specifically designed to be accessible (mainstream video games); and (b) games specifically designed to be accessible (one switch games). This brief article has a number of useful links...

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Whether your child struggles with motor skills, social skills, or learning disorders, inside or outside of the classroom, YourTherapySource.com provides free, low-tech activities for children to build their skills and abilities. From sensory processing to emotional regulation, there are many resources and video examples of how to improve student performance....

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The American Library Association defines digital literacy as “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.” Today’s students have come of age in an era of digital media. Yet proficiency with YouTube and Facebook does not necessarily...

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La tecnología de asistencia es cualquier tipo de tecnología que puede utilizarse para mejorar la independencia funcional de una persona con discapacidad. A menudo, para las personas con discapacidades, realizar tareas diarias como hablar con amigos, ir a la escuela y al trabajo, o participar en actividades recreativas es un...

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En este video de 15 minutos, que se puede ver en segmentos, los maestros de estudiantes con una variedad de necesidades de aprendizaje discuten las formas en que la tecnología de asistencia puede ayudar. Los maestros brindan ejemplos de herramientas de baja a alta tecnología que se integran fácilmente en...

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In this 15-minute video, which can be viewed in segments, teachers of students with a range of learning needs discuss the ways in which assistive technology can help. Teachers provide examples of low- to high-tech tools that are easily integrated into a classroom environment. (Watch the video in Spanish...

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