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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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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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This activity can be used to guide parents and professionals in a discussion of the range of items that can be considered assistive technology (AT). Often under-documented in the context of assistive technology, visual supports, sensory supports, and behavior supports can all fall in the category of assistive technology. Whether...

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For some children with disabilities, technology can give them a voice in the form of an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system and open new doors of possibility. This professional development activity can be used to guide parents and professionals in a discussion of apps and screen time for...

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Traditionally much of the language offered to young and beginning AAC communicators has been comprised of nouns and descriptive words. This professional development activity can be used to guide parents and professionals through the use of two different activity boards. One board is comprised of words commonly used on AAC...

Webinar
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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 home to make participation and learning accessible to all students. ( Get the PowerPoint slides and...

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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , the Research to Practice Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: Early Intervention and Technology in Massachussetts -- current and historical perspective; Assistive Technology -- Research to Practice Bridge; and Teaching the Swipe Generation.

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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , the Research Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: Use of Mobile Media Devices -- Benefits and Challenges, Screen Time & Accessibility issues in Early Childhood, and the Effectiveness of Digital Stories and Use of Robotics to address the unique...

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The Technology Solutions for Early Childhood...The Future is NOW Symposium brought together thought leaders, researchers and practitioners in early childhood development and assistive technology (AT). Participants learned about evidence-based practices, current research, and ways in which families are successfully using technology to support the developmental and learning needs of their...

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