AT for Development & Participation

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ICATER staff members are primary instructors for Introduction to Assistive Technology and Universal Design and Accessibility for Online Instruction. ICATER utilizes an impressive range of hardware, software and mobile apps related to accessibility and assistive technology. These include, but are not limited to: Apps for alternative keyboards, augmentative and alternative...

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Assistive technology interventions can support access to and participation in everyday learning opportunities for children with disabilities. Using multiple formats (video, approach frameworks, text, and supplementary resources), visitors can learn about the purpose, use and potential benefits of assistive technology interventions when working with young children. This module (#5), brought...

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Yeggi is a search engine for downloadable 3D printer designs and models. A search for "Assistive Technology" returns nearly 2,000 designs for items, from mobile phone stands to wheelchair joystick extensions to prosthetic hands. Listings include photos, descriptions and digital files for various types and brands of 3D printers. ...

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This checklist provides practitioners and providers a simple form of assisting in following DEC's Recommended Practices with respect to Assistive Technology. It includes items on observation, child's strengths and challenges, AT device determination, appropriateness of AT device, everyday AT use, and weaning from AT use. The checklist is produced by...

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The Family Media Plan from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families set up specific limits for media use. The step-by-step site includes specific aspects of media use to discuss and set with families, such as: Device Free Times, Device Free Zones, Device Curfew, Diversify Your Media, Safety,...

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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. This policy statement reviews the existing research on television, videos, and mobile/interactive technologies; their potential for educational...

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These slides accompany the webinar, AT Assessment Tools and Interventions: Tots Can Tech Too! In this webinar, experienced AT professionals from Fairfax County, VA public schools demonstrate how to develop and conduct AT assessments, and implement activities in early childhood classrooms and at...

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What impact do apps and screen time have on early childhood learning and development? How young is too young? Jacqueline Hess, Director of the Center on Technology and Disability at FHI 360, explores what technology can offer to even our youngest children.

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Administrators have an important role in leading staff in considering, documenting, and implementing assistive technology (AT). This handout provides recommendations for administrators to guide the AT consideration process. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project.

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This handout provides parents and professionals with tips for advocating for assistive technology for children. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes/

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