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Parent blogger Dana Nieder understands the jargon of the education world – with its IFSP’s, IEP’s, and inclusive classrooms. She has a graduate academic degree from The Johns Hopkins University and experience as a science teacher. She and her family have an apartment in New York City with high speed...

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This interview will be of particular interest to those who work with children and youth with blindness and vision impairments, or are interested in leading-edge research and the adaptation of consumer technologies to enhance the lives of those with sensory impairments. The insights and research results of Dr. Lotfi Merabet,...

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In this issue, we bring you the insights of Richard Ellenson, the creator of the very popular Tango! communication device and the founder of Panther Technology. Mr. Ellenson talks about how his commitment to ensuring that his son could communicate with the world brought him from a career in...

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Meet Joe, an 11th grader who is very interested in math and technology. Joe has dyslexia and dysgraphia and uses various types of AT to help him succeed in school. In this video he shares some of the apps and programs that he uses to aid him in reading. Funded...
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The ability of digital technologies to provide augmentative and alternative means of communication (AAC) to children with limited or no means of physically voicing their needs, wishes and educational progress has been nothing short of spectacular. These devices have required compromise, perseverance, and significant investment of time and money. Still,...

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With more than 67 million iPads sold in the U.S., the device is having a real impact on the lives of many, including children and youth with disabilities. Vina Sargent of the Lakeside Center for Autism in Seattle shares the LCA’s experience in using iPad apps with children at the...

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This powerpoint presentation discusses the various disability laws. Here, you will find brief highlights of the different pieces of legislation as they pertain to technology, education, and disability, as well as additional resources for further information.

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AT can help students with disabilities be fully included in the general education classroom. This powerpoint presentation looks at how teachers can effectively incorporate AT into the classroom. It identifies a range of AT devices that teachers may find valuable. The presentation also looks at how technology can help...

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Education technologist Dr. Yeunjoo Lee, of California State, Bakersfield, talks about the state of pre-service teacher technology training, minority group attitudes about assistive technology and alternative sources of technology funding.

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This interview focuses on assistive technology implementation in the classroom. Matthew Press, AT Coordinator for the Pendergast Elementary School District in Phoenix, Arizona, addresses the need for teacher “buy-in” and shares tips for how to get it; describes AT barriers and how to overcome them; identifies AT tools that...

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