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For very young children, ordinary or simple items used in new and creative ways are transformed into AT that can expand opportunities for participation in everyday early childhood and family activities. Learn about how to discover your potential for providing AT to young children. This PowerPoint slideshow is from a...

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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April Adcock’s slidedeck on slideshare.com provides a solid overview of AT, diversity and culture. The slidedeck covers such things as assistive technology, differentiated instruction, the eight different types of intelligence (eg., body-kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal), universal design for learning, diversity and cultural understanding, and equitable access, and promoting understanding and awareness....

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research, accompanied by several...

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Alternate assessment professional development materials provided by the University of North Carolina’s Allied Health Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. The page contains an alternate assessment system based on the development of learning maps, which include both traditional learning progressions and the multiple, alternate routes that students with significant intellectual...

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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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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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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is one of the most commonly-used systems for measuring, describing and measuring health and disability. It was created by the World Health Organization and is considered the standard by many US and international healthcare organizations and professional organizations.

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This literature review addresses how much media use preschoolers do in childcare settings. The review of 17 studies showed that children in home daycare settings were more likely to have media use at preschool, and that the higher the education level of preschool staff the less likely the children were...

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