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In this issue, llinois STARnet Family Resource Specialists Ms. Ginther and Ms. Slaght discuss the importance of weaving storytelling into the AT discourse by respecting three major principles: Using first language, presuming competence, and making the least dangerous assumption.

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T his article highlights an interview with RJ Cooper, someone who has spent several decades modifying and customizing devices to serve the needs of the broadest range of children with disabilities. Over the years RJ has offered inspiration and guidance to thousands of families, educators and disability professionals, seeing possibilities...

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This checklist, published by The National Center for Learning Disabilities, concerns the availability of assistive technology on college campuses and the procedure by which an incoming student is determined eligible. Questions to consider include who acts as the coordinator between professors and the disability office, what training is offered to...

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In this year's AT Goes to Camp issue, FCTD features an interview with Darla Motil, R.N., from the Achievement Centers for Children in Ohio. Supporting our interview with Ms. Motil are resources to help families of children with disabilities who utilize AT for their child's camp experience. We also feature...

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Speech language pathologist (SLP) Joan Green has been on the front line of assistive and instructional technology use for the past 15 years. Author of Technology for Communication and Cognitive Treatment: a Clinician’s Guide and Technology Supports for Writing, Ms. Green has seen technology change the lives of the children...

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In this article, Leonard V. Pisano, Ph,D., examines the integrative role of school psychologists as experts in classroom technology. As members of their school’s IEP teams, their responsibility includes the educational, emotional and social evaluation of students with disabilities. Some school psychologists have, however, developed a deep understanding of...

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“Inclusive education” is one of those terms that is widely bandied about but of which many educators and most parents do not have a strong understanding. In this article, we bring you one of the country’s leading experts on inclusion – Dr. Paula Kluth. Author of "From Tutor Scripts...

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Artificial intelligence (AI), the ability of a machine to imitate purposeful human behavior, has long captured our imagination. Since the 1970’s, computer scientists have made significant progress in applying AI research to a broad range of challenges. In this edition of FCTD’s Technology Voices, Dr. McCoy, University of Delaware,...

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This article features an interview with Dr. Robert Stodden, Director of the University of Hawaii-Manoa’s Center on Disability Studies. For more than 20 years Dr. Stodden and his col­leagues conducted re­search on the effectiveness of classroom technology in helping students with dis­abilities access the general K-12 curriculum. Recently, he...

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When Bryan Ayres consults with educators on the best ways to evaluate and use assistive technology, he understands the challenges they face. Before assuming his current role as Director of the Easter Seals Arkansas Technology and Curriculum Access Center, Bryan spent fourteen years in the classroom himself. Many of you...

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