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This article and infographic come to us from SocialThinking.com, a company that works on sensory-related disabilities.

For many people living with disabilities, living independently doesn’t just happen. It takes planning, practice, and patience. Our definition of living independently means daily functioning without adults or peer mentors providing ongoing structure...

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Assistive Technology (AT) has been suggested as a means by which people with dementia can be helped to live independently, while also leading to greater efficiencies in care. However little is known about how AT is being used by people with dementia and their carers in their daily...

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Coaches, activity leaders, program planners and administrators can all benefit from having a method of making appropriate adaptations and modifications to sport activities. This article from Inclusive Sport Design web site covers four frameworks for seeing how to approach inclusive sport design.

Read the article here: http://inclusivesportdesign.com/turtorials/how-to-adapt-and-modify-your-sport-activities-to-include-all/...

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This Q and A type article from Venture Beat has five panelists (Mark Barlet of AbleGamers, Heidi McDonald of iThrive Games, Bryce Johnson of Microsoft Inclusive Technologies Lab, Bryant Cannon of Night School Studio, and Hollie Figueroa of KinifiGames) who discuss their role and goals in continuing the effort to...

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These are the two resources from this webinar on asistive technology for early childhood: the powerpoint from the ' Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children “Do” ' webinar and a resource handout pdf on "Customizing AT Supports for 0-3". The webinar archive video can be found ...

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This webinar provides information on using assistive technology (AT) in early childhood. Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right… infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from...

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While it might make things more challenging, a disability shouldn’t stand in the way of getting a college degree. These days, it’s easier than ever for special needs students to find the help they need, as more and more institutions work to understand their disabilities. This article lists some of...

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As film critic Roger Ebert, whose jaw was removed to treat cancer, wrote in 2009 about how frustrating it was to use the standard AAC device generic voice: “I sound like Robby the Robot. Eloquence and intonation are impossible.” He was tired of being ignored in conversations or coming across...

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This list of popular, effective, DIY resources on the use of assistive technology devices and services with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities accompanies the webinar, Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children "Do" with Susan Mistrett. This resource was created by Dr....

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This short Transition Tech Talk offers helpful tips and technology for managing time at college. These three important factors to succeeding as a college student are discussed in the video: time management, focus, and sleep. This video is an overview of the information presented in the two companion articles titled:...

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