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The purpose of Early Childhood programs is to intentionally design environments to be responsive to all children’s needs and to provide opportunities for every child to demonstrate learning and growth in all areas. Given the diverse nature of today’s preschool population, care must be taken to select equipment, materials and...

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This checklist ensures that Early Childhood programs design environments to be responsive to all children’s needs and provide opportunities for growth and development. Equipment, materials, and tools must be selected that are useful to a wide range of abilities and interests, and caters to an ever-diversifying population of children.

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EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) is a non-profit organization, committed to the belief that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone else. The information technology revolution combined with adaptive applications for people with disabilities provides us with the opportunity to...

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This article gives a background into AT, as well as in-depth examples of what Low, Middle, and High-Tech AT options are, and what kinds of devices/tools can be used at each level for different scholastic subjects. Includes suggestions for staff training and further research as well. https://www.ldatschool.ca/assistive-technology/ ...

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A number of fact sheets on dysgraphia are available to read, print, or download from the International Dyslexia Association. Titles include: Understanding Dysgraphia ; Helpful Terminology ; Spelling; Dyslexia and Related Disorders ; Dysgraphia ; Orton-Gillingham-Based and/or Structured Multi-sensory Language Approaches .

Link: https://socal.dyslexiaida.org/about-dysgraphia/dysgraphia-fact-sheets/

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This article discusses hearing assistive technology (HATS), frequency modulation (FM) and other technology and issues around children with hearing impairments in school. The article answers the following questions: Are there special considerations for children? What do FM systems do for children in schools? Are there other HATS used in schools?...

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Differentiation is more than strategies and more practical than a pedagogical ideal. Here is a companion post to a presentation at an ASCD Conference. The article and the list of referenced articles at the end debunk myths about differentiation with solutions that offer success to diverse learners under challenging conditions....

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This is the Spanish version of the two-page document that helps Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams discuss and document the assistive technology needs of a child. This document was designed to be used with children from birth to three years of age. It was created for PACER Center’s Technology...

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This is the Spanish version of the two-page document that helps Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams discuss and document assistive technology needs. This resource was designed to be used with children who are three to five years old. The document was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities requires consideration in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In this webinar, Utah panelists...

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