Family Support Organizations

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This article from The Economist discusses the many ways companies work to adapt controllers and/or accommodate people with disabilities so that they can play the multitude of games available today. Read more about what companies and people are doing to help Gamers with disabilities be able to play....

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According to Research and Development Magazine, a new lightweight, high-powered, waterproof wheelchair that is powered by high-pressurized air instead of batteries or electronics is offering users new recreational opportunities.

Read more here: https://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/11/new-waterproof-wheelchair-powered-entirely-compressed-air

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While seniors today have several assistive technology options to help improve their lives, many are unsure how to tap into what is available to them. Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is a Brooklyn-based non-profit that seeks to educate and train the aging population on how to use a variety of...

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For teachers of students with disabilities, the term personalized learning may come up quite often when it comes to planning an Individualized Education Plan or other aspects of their curriculum. There are many ways educators can personalize learning for students, and differentiating between the different ways to do so could...

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For quadriplegics, life can be extremely isolated. Those without the ability to control their arms, legs or head must rely entirely on a caregiver to move, or even turn around, their wheelchair. According to a Research and Development Magazine article, the Eyedrivomatic—an add-on system that turns any electric wheelchair into...

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On December 28, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at U.S. Department of Education released a set of guidance resources on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools under Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities...

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As a parent, you may wonder what school vouchers are and if your child with learning and attention issues could benefit. Join Lindsay Jones, chief policy and advocacy officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), to learn more about school vouchers and the extra considerations to be aware...

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This presentation by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director of National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, provides an overview of charter schools and their responsibilities to students with disabilities. In addition, the presentation includes a summary of provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act, created in order to...

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There are several resources that will help you as you search for schools that have a strong commitment to effective inclusion. Once you decide on schools to consider, your child’s IEP will provide helpful information as to what academic and personal supports are needed and the success of those supports....

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In this session, Laura Kessel, M.S., CCC-SLP, ATP, will discuss how to develop and utilize an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Implementation Plan to support communication across activities or settings. Crucial components include descriptions of tools and strategies used with an individual, detailed communicative expectations for specific activities across an...

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