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New developments in augmented reality can seem extraordinary to anyone new to the field. Craig Smith, an autism educator and advocate based in Australia, writes about new possibilities for educators working with people with autism to provide new assistive technology opportunities to them. Some of his listed possibilities include providing...

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This video features Jody Duff (Zinn), who was awarded Adapted Physical Education Teacher of the Year in 2018 by the State of Maryland. This inspirational video shows some of the reasons why she won the award. Watch the video to see her challenges, innovative approaches and mindset in tackling the...

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This article describes assistive technologies that can be introduced to children with dyslexia or other disability which would cause reading difficulties. The technologies listed can help with word recognition, fluency, or comprehension. https://literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2016/04/15/

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Navigating the complex process of paying for college raises a ton of questions for most students. Those questions can pile up even more quickly for a student with a disability. The good news: 88 percent of postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 percent of public two- and four-year schools report enrolling...

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Thingiverse is a website for educators to post, share, and get ideas about 3D printing to use in classrooms. Ideas for objects include toys, modifications, or fidgets that special educators can use to teach students with disabilities. Each entry comes with pictures and a description of possible uses. Ideas may...

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Internet of Things (IoT), a system of connected things, is slowly but surely revolutionizing the way we live, work and play. The growth of IoT technology has had a positive impact on education, with the application of the former evolving from mere static applications to cutting-edge interactive classrooms. Here are...

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When it comes to technology that really changes people’s lives, very little compares to tech that’s designed to help disabled people lead fuller, more active, more independent, or simply more dignified lives. Thanks to advances in robotics, materials engineering, artificial intelligence, and a broad range of other things, assistive tech...

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Ever-changing technology has presented university leaders with new ways to innovate and boost student experiences. Data can increase student success and retention while artificial intelligence can support the personalization of learning. These trends may have popped up first at the most tech-savvy institutions, but they have since become popular across...

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To help students in special education settings, it is imperative for educators and parents to collaborate. Two minds are better than one, and in order to stay in tune with the child’s needs and overcome barriers to learning, all parties are critical. Paired with an educational team that has training...

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In an era of breakneck change and tech innovation, evaluating dyslexia in young students looks much the same today as it has in the past: A struggling reader’s parents and teachers might sit down, gather information and assess the child on their strengths and weaknesses to determine a diagnosis and...

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