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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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This two page guide introduces parents to what assistive technology is and gives a brief overview of the skills assistive technology can help young children develop. Skills detailed include: daily routines and activities, social skills and behavior, sensory, fine motor skills, literacy skills, communication, and computer access. Tips are also...

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This document introduces parents to the importance of having high expectations for their young child with a disability and provides tips on how to encourage this belief in others. Also highlighted are the different ways that assistive technology expands opportunities for children with disabilities, and what this means to a...

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This document provides parents with three steps to start exploring and using appropriate assistive technology for their young child. Tips offered include finding professionals with assistive technology expertise, asking productive questions and trying different assistive technology options. Also highlighted are the different assistive technology resources available to parents through their...

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Published by Zero to Three, "Screen Sense: Setting the Record Straight—Research-based Guidelines for Screen Use for Children Under 3 Years Old" is a review of current research on the effect of screen time on the development of young children. The research-based guidelines will assist parents, professionals, and caregivers in making...

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A study on "Exposure and Use of Mobile Devices by Young Children" in 2015 suggests an almost universal exposure to mobile devices -- by age 4 almost all children have their own device. The patterns of use suggest early adoption, frequent and independent use, and media multitasking.

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As part of its strategic "Agenda for Children", the American Pediatrics Association (APA) sponsored an invitation only event in 2015 to discuss "how children and adolescents currently interact with the rapidly evolving digital universe." A summary of discussion themes and recommendations for parents, educators and pediatricians, is summarized in the...

Website
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Maryland Learning Links is an educational website co-owned by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (MSDE), and the Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Center for Technology in Education (JHU CTE). As a free resource for families and educators, the website features...

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This study presents results of a statewide survey of 1,413 Michigan educators working with students with disabilities.

Link: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/016264341402900101

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Okolo, C. M., & Diedrich, J. (2014). Twenty-five years later: How is technology used in the education of students with disabilities? Results of a...

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This webinar was presented by Dana Nieder, author of the award-winning special needs blog, Uncommon Sense. The first video is a presentation focusing on skills parents need to identify AAC technology that addresses their child's needs. Dana Nieder also talks about ways to advocate for AAC, select vocabulary, learn to...

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