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The blog, Moms with Apps , is a blog supporting the thoughtful use of technology with a family-friendly point of view. Moms With Apps originated from a group of app makers, and is made by moms, for moms (and dads), by recognizing the need for knowledge-sharing and cross-marketing...

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Assistive and accessible technology can help students with special needs overcome a wide variety of challenges. Although some tech-savvy teachers are confident figuring out these technologies on their own, many others need training on how to implement assistive and accessible technology effectively to benefit their students. In some cases, formal...

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From assistive technology borrowing programs to demonstration and financing programs, 72,808 individuals participated in 47,923 device demonstrations conducted by State AT Programs in FFY16. All 50 states, 4 US territories, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico receive formula grant funding under the Assistive Technology (AT) Act of 2004. These...

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In the field of special education, it's important to stay up-to-date on practices and technologies that ensure an inclusive, quality education for children with varying disabilities. Here, the University of Wisconsin describes different aspects of accommodation and assistive technology (AT), and how they serve students, with different areas of instruction...

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The Ceedar center, in collaboration with the University of Florida, and Great Teachers and Leaders at the American Institutes for Research, offers innovation configurations (ICs) to promote the implementation of evidence-based practices in teacher preparation. ICs are designed to evaluate current teacher preparation and professional development by determining which evidence-based...

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This guide, translated to Hmong, helps parents objectively evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it will be beneficial to their child’s skill development. The guide discusses the top five factors to observe as a child is trying new assistive technology, including: the quality of a child’s improvement, differences...

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This is a Hmong translation of a document that 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...

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This document, translated to Hmong, 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...

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This document in Hmong is an expanded version of the two-page Child-Centered Assistive Technology (AT) Plan for Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams. The document provides questions, structures the evaluation process, and helps to organize a plan as an IFSP team works through the process of evaluating the use of...

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This is the Hmong version of the guide that provides parents with common examples of assistive technology that help young children with important skills. A definition of assistive technology is offered to introduce parents to the wide range of assistive technology options, from simple homemade solutions, to sophisticated electronic devices....

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