Family Support Organizations

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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies the Q & A webinar , in which CTD director Jackie Hess answers a wide range of questions regarding assistive technology (AT).

Webinar
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This webinar is a Q & A session with Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) director Jackie Hess. In this session, Jackie answers both AT questions previously submitted as well as those asked during the live presentation. Topics include relevant laws, classroom practice, AT for libraries, recommended apps, and much...

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Social media is an important tool that can be leveraged to help families acquire needed assistive technology (AT) for their children. This handout discusses ways to use social media to reach out to one's community to "crowdfund" when other resources are not available to pay for a needed support. This...

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Finding the funds to acquire needed assistive technology (AT) is often a primary concern for families and educators. There may be alternative ways to find AT through a reuse program. This handout discusses programs for acquiring AT that involve refurbishing, loans, and device exchange. This resource was created for PACER...

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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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Assisitve technology (AT) libraries can play an important role in learning about available tools for students, parents, and educators. This handout discusses some of the considerations for creating an AT library, such as budgeting, organizing, and upkeep. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success...

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Parenting a child or children with special needs can be a struggle, but can also be incredibly emotionally rewarding. This “handbook” offers resources for parents at every stage of the journey of caring for their special needs children. From learning more about special needs to picking a school, planning a...

Video
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Filmed in collaboration with WETA, this series of short videos on various assitive technology topics is meant to be informative for parents, teachers, and service providers to young children with disabilities. If you want to see the full playlist to choose a specific topic or video, click the top left...

Website
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The Support and Training for Exceptional Parents (STEP) website has an entire page of resources for parents and families dealing with different issues regarding disabilities, bullying, IEPs, transition, and disability laws. They also provide parent training and other supports.

Link: http://www.tnstep.org/resources/links.aspx

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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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