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The High Incidence Accessible Technology (HIAT) website is dedicated to teachers, to better inform them of assistive technology (AT) resources and practices that can better serve the children with disabilities in their classrooms. They have a host of tools available to them for training and implementation of AT to improve...

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Research shows that assistive technology (AT) can help young children with disabilities learn valuable skills. It’s never too early to begin using these resources for children. This article describes what kinds of AT can be used for infants and toddlers with disabilities. http://www.techfortykes.org/files/Article_on_EC_and_AT-FAPE.pdf

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For a student with disabilities, the classroom can be daunting. Students with disabilities may already feel different than their peers then add in the fact they may not be able to do even the simplest tasks like write their own name or turn the page of a book. With the...

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Federal law requires school districts to consider whether a child needs assistive technology. But who covers the cost of these devices? Parents or the school district? What about Medicaid or private health insurance? Are there any other ways to make assistive technology more affordable? Education Fellow Jessica Millstone answers these...

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This is the Spanish version of a resource that 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...

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Finding assistive technology that works with any of your students with more involved needs can be intimidating, and expensive. Communication devices can come with astronomical price tags. What’s more nerve-wrecking than hoping that you’ve selected the right technology for a child? What about a child who needs adaptive switches, or...

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The information contained within this guide is designed to provide comprehensive guidance for educators, parents, advocates, and agency personnel regarding the delivery of assistive technology services for students with disabilities. The intent is to help ensure consistent policies and practices among school districts and to provide stakeholders with a clear...

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e-NABLE uses freely available, open-source 3D printer files to make prosthetic hands. This online group works to provide prosthetic hands for those who might not be able to afford a tradtional prosthetic. They also work to refine and improve existing prosthetic hand and arm designs. The site includes extensive resources,...

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In this presentation, Heather Feldner, Ph.D. in Disability Studies, talks about Go Baby Go, a technology hacking initiative developed at the University of Delaware, and her investigation on family and child experiences with technology design.

Heather Feldner | Go Baby Go: Technology, Hacking, and Child/Family...

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Autism spectrum disorders are lifelong conditions that affect children’s social and communication skills. Dual diagnoses pose additional challenges mainly because of the difficulties that come with making accurate decisions. It is intriguing to note that children with hearing impairments are more likely to have autism as opposed to members of...

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