Funding & Acquisition

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This RAND Policy brief discusses main barriers for early childhood providers to fullfil their technology roles: Access to adequate technology, uncertainty about standards for technology use in EC, inadequate training, and insufficient time to get acquainted with new technology. Get the Resource: Getting Early Childhood Educators Up and...

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This guide helps parents objectively evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it is beneficial to their child’s skills development. Parents are taught the top five factors to observe as their child is trying new assistive technology, those factors being: the quality of their child’s improvement, differences in the...

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As state education agencies (SEAs) implement more rigorous college and career readiness standards, school leaders must consider how students with disabilities will meet these standards. The checklist, designed to meet the needs of educators at all levels, provides an easy-to-use guide for making purchasing decisions. It identifies key considerations when...

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AT Specialist Diana Petschauer led a series of 3 webinars on Apps Across Curriculum and Platforms to Support Struggling Learners. With the participation of Luis Perez, Apple Distinguished Educator and Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Consultant, Part 1 focuses on iOS built-in Accessibility feature and Apps for struggling learners. The Chrome...

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Assistive technology (AT) comes in many shapes and sizes, and for students with disabilities, it has the capacity to open many doors. However, with tight budgets and limited funds many districts are challenged to find the funding to provide AT to qualifying students. This article provides a variety of AT...

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This issue focuses on different types of re-use programs and the financial impact these programs have on the lives of AT users. Included are also guidelines on how to start a Re-use program and a list of AT Re-use resources.

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This issue discusses funding- considered a major barrier in the acquisiiton of AT devices and services. Also discussed are high cost of equipment, eligibility criteria, lack of information about funding sources and location of third party payment sources as well as possible funding sources.

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