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This issue from the Tots-n-Tech newsletter introduces the SMART Table as a variation of the SmartBoard. The SMART Table, designed for students in pre-school through the 6th grade, aims at promoting collaboration, discussion, and social relationships. The SMART Table is portable and allows for teachers to engage with their students...

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This newsletter issue focuses on the use of Smartboards to promote independence for young learners. Included are examples of Smartboard use in child care centers, suggestions for free, web-based applications and a list of helpful websites.

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This issue focuses on robots as assistive technology devices. Included in the discussion are ways to use rehabilitation robots, wheelchair robots, "buddy/friendship" robots, and educational robots. They are intended to be used as aids in settings such as schools, hospitals and homes.

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This newletter focuses on powered mobility and its importance for infants and toddlers. Included are safety and training considerations, types of powered devices, and examples of how powered devices can be integrated into daily activities and routines. Included is a reference list of related articles.

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The use of AT to promote literacy in infants and toddlers with disabilities is the focus of this issue. Included are insights and suggestions on how to incorporate literacy into activities and routines, how to use AT devices (i.e. positioning and communication boards) in literacy-promoting activities, and helpful websites....

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This newsletter issue brings more information about integration of iPads into existing activities and routines. Included are ways in which apps can be used to promote children's participation in activities and routines. The iPad brings children an interactive experience with multi-sensory feedback that can teach cause and effect, fine motor...

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This newsletter is focused on the basics of Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC). Included is a discussion on the importance of communication, factors to consider when selecting a device, use of low-tech AAC during activities and routines. Tips and helpful websites are also included.

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This research synthesis reports on a meta-analysis of studies investigating the use of five AT devices with young children with disabilities. Results showed that, regardless of the child disability or severity of intellectual delay, the use of AT devices were related to improvements in child outcomes. Included is also...

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A Self-Assessment program on AT is the focus of this TnT research brief. The program was designed to provide a picture of how well recommended AT practices are implemented within state communities. Information from all respondents was combined to provide state-wide and regional views of program performance regarding AT...

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This issue brings a discussion about inclusion of AT in the Individualized Family Service Planning (IFSP), types of AT to be considered and guidelines when considering AT on the IFSP. Included are also an annotated sample IFSP that illustrated how considerations may be included, and IFSP resources.

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