Technology Tools

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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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Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) connects people with disabilities and health conditions of all ages with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in community life safely and independently. ATK is the Kansas statewide assistive technology program and has AT Access Sites located in Oakley, Wichita,...

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Children and youth with autism face a variety of challenges in communication, executive functioning, social skills, behavior/self-management, and learning. This guide, developed by Diana Petschauer and Stacy Driscoll, provides a well-organized matrix of mobile apps and links to other resources that can help those on the autism spectrum address those...

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Yeggi is a search engine for downloadable 3D printer designs and models. A search for "Assistive Technology" returns nearly 2,000 designs for items, from mobile phone stands to wheelchair joystick extensions to prosthetic hands. Listings include photos, descriptions and digital files for various types and brands of 3D printers. ...

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This article describes current, ongoing reasearch at Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science to use 3D printing to produce upper limb prosthetics. In addition to detailing the recent advances in 3D printing, this project is working on producing prosthetics built for specific activities. http://www.cs.cmu.edu/news/giving-hand-those-need

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This article from SSB BART Group provides a detailed description of switch access features available on the iOS mobile operating system. It includes a video with specific instructions on how to turn on the features, with open captions and a separate transcript of the video.

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This article from SSB BART Group provides a detailed description of switch access features available on the Android mobile operating system. It includes a video with specific instructions on how to turn on the features, with open captions and a separate transcript of the video.

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This meta-analysis looks at the effects of Augmentative and Alternative Communication on speech production in people with a variety of developmental disabilities. From the results section: "the majority ...[of the subjects]... demonstrated gains in speech."

Link: https://jslhr.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1767605

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Millar, D. C., Light, J. C.,...

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This 2014 research paper addresses the question of whether Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices improve expressive language (specifically speech) in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The conclusions were: "Minimally verbal school-aged children can make significant and rapid gains in spoken spontaneous language with a novel, blended intervention...

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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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