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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that postsecondary institutions are responsible for...

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VOCAs (Voice Output Communication Aids) come in many shapes and sizes, with different synthesised voices, and may have the ability to record speech. They are very useful for anyone with a speech impediment or disability, or those with Autism. This article describes some different types of VOCAs, and how to...

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The Kentucky Department of Education provides this all-inclusive document detailing the steps in the IEP development process for educators, administrators, and other educational leaders. From preparing for an IEP to progress monitoring, this document gives information on every step of the process.

Link: https://education.ky.gov/specialed/excep/forms/Documents/IEP_Guidance_Document.pdf

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Transitioning for students with multiple disabilities can be intimidating, and formal and informal evaluations are needed to identify a child's needs and strengths. This information is the base for future directions of the IEP goals and objectives. The following resources offer guidance and consideration in developing an IEP for a...

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This page from the University of Minnesota provides free access to articles and websites that give information on developing an Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Link: https://ici.umn.edu/index.php?topics/view/97/publications/free#details

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There are many strategies that can be used to improve executive functions in the classroom. Some are more traditional strategies, like movement breaks, and some involve using technology to help improve these skills. Both types of strategies are listed here to help students improve executive functioning in the classroom....

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This article from the Virginia Commonwealth University's Training & Technical Assistance center offers examples of students with significant disabilites benefitting from the various uses of an iPad. It describes how its built-in accessibility software and other tools for communication, reading, and storytelling helps them to connect with their classmates and...

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This page from Paths to Literacy provides information about what it means when a child has multiple disabilities, as well as various frameworks, strategies, technologies, and articles. This information can assist teachers when educating students with multiple disabilities, to ensure that they receive the instruction they need to read....

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TeAch-nology.com is a website that provides many resources for educators of all backgrounds and disciplines, with free downloadables and other tools and tips for teaching students. The resources are available for virtually every subject, for grades K-12, including Special Education. There are lesson plans, worksheets, tutorials, games, and other activities...

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These Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC) apps that are listed in this article are some of the best that are available. They can help persons who struggle to speak due to conditions such as autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and stroke. They provide ways to choose words, symbols,...

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