AT for Development & Participation

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Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Each child is different, and each delay or disability will require different modifications. Child care providers should gather as much information as you can about the child and the disability, and learn about typical modifications that can...

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New Path is a website full of networking opportunities and resources for parents of young children with disabilities. It seeks to spread information and resources regarding developmental practices and interventions that foster a child's growth in the best ways possible. This ensures that parents and families are well supported when...

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The first five years of life are critical to the development of your child. That’s why it is so important to start services as early as possible. In this section are information, toolkits, and resources to help you navigate the system of services for children, ages birth to 5, with...

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This page on Autism Society's website gives information and various resources on ways to manage symptoms of, and types of accommodations and technologies that can be used for, children on the autism spectrum, from Pre-K to Transition and beyond. This webpage may be used by parents and teachers alike. ...

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So–what’s considered a “natural environment”? What isn’t? This webpage focuses upon answering these questions and on connecting you with resources of additional information and best practice. http://www.parentcenterhub.org/naturalenvironments/#def

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A Vidget is an example of low tech assistive technology, where no screens or software are involved. Vidget is a multi-purpose item that can be used in the classroom for those that learn optimally with kinesthetic support. This device can be used as a chair, desk, or stool, with encourages...

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This video outlines a new robot-avatar combo that is helping deaf children learn to communicate during a crucial time in their development. This video outlines some of the challenges in helping deaf children learn language, as part of a Gallaudet University research project. Watch it here: https://www.wired.com/video/2017/12/the-adorable-robot-that-s-helping-deaf-children-communicate/...

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This is a Hmong translation of a document that introduces parents to the importance of having high expectations for their young child with a disability and provides tips on how to encourage this belief in others. Also highlighted are the different ways that assistive technology expands opportunities for children with...

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This document, translated to Hmong, provides parents with three steps to start exploring and using appropriate assistive technology for their young child. Tips offered include finding professionals with assistive technology expertise, asking productive questions and trying different assistive technology options. Also highlighted are the different assistive technology resources available to...

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This document in Hmong is an expanded version of the two-page Child-Centered Assistive Technology (AT) Plan for Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams. The document provides questions, structures the evaluation process, and helps to organize a plan as an IFSP team works through the process of evaluating the use of...

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