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FHI 360, lead partner for the Center on Technology and Disability, designed this Assistive Technology Module for Personnel Preparation Programs to strengthen the ability of education professors at colleges and universities to add information and resources about AT to their existing curricula. The module is appropriate...

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The following descriptions of assistive technology (AT) use in the classroom have been prepared by Laura Kessel, an AT specialist who supports teachers and teacher training. They may be used for individual study and practice or as part of professional development workshops and/or other training events.

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Assistive technology (AT) is any tool that helps students with disabilities accomplish something that they could not do without it. This definition encompasses tools ranging from low-tech options such as pencil grips to high-tech options such as apps, and it is understandably sometimes challenging to determine if a student...

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Teachers from the Jemicy School in Owings Mill, MD and an educator and assistive technology expert from CTD talk about how they work with students with learning differences and the impact of assistive technology on their performance. Filmed by WETA and produced by The Center on Technology and Disability....

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Students from the Jemicy School in Owings Mill, MD talk about their learning disabilities and the assistive technology that has allowed them to be better students. Filmed by WETA and produced by The Center on Technology and Disability.

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En este video de 15 minutos, que se puede ver en segmentos, los maestros de estudiantes con una variedad de necesidades de aprendizaje discuten las formas en que la tecnología de asistencia puede ayudar. Los maestros brindan ejemplos de herramientas de baja a alta tecnología que se integran fácilmente en...

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In this video, which can be viewed in segments, teachers of students with a range of learning needs discuss the ways in which assistive technology can help. Teachers provide examples of low- to high-tech tools that are easily integrated into a classroom environment. (Watch the video in Spanish ...

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), public schools must provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities. To do so, schools are required to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that identify the child’s educational goals and needs, including the need for accommodations and/or...

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This document, composed for the webinar, Wearables as Supports for Executive Functioning and Independence with Luis Perez, provides an overview of helpful devices that are portable, and can be used for a variety of tasks and needs for those with disabilities.

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For students with learning disabilities, there are a wide range of tools and apps available for help in understanding math lessons and content. Children often thrive when given the opportunity to have math experiences that incorporate multiple means of representation. Apps, tools, and assistive technologies included in this matrix support...

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