Early Childhood

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In this webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, an organization focused on helping people with sensory disabilities and their families, provides insider tips for using products published by Social Thinking to nurture social emotional learning in ages 4-7. The materials are helpful for students with solid to...

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These are the two resources from this webinar on asistive technology for early childhood: the powerpoint from the ' Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children “Do” ' webinar and a resource handout pdf on "Customizing AT Supports for 0-3". The webinar archive video can be found ...

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This webinar provides information on using assistive technology (AT) in early childhood. Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right… infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from...

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This list of popular, effective, DIY resources on the use of assistive technology devices and services with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities accompanies the webinar, Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children "Do" with Susan Mistrett. This resource was created by Dr....

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This video outlines a new robot-avatar combo that is helping deaf children learn to communicate during a crucial time in their development. This video outlines some of the challenges in helping deaf children learn language, as part of a Gallaudet University research project. Watch it here: https://www.wired.com/video/2017/12/the-adorable-robot-that-s-helping-deaf-children-communicate/...

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Humans are social beings, having conversations, making friendships and communities. Social interaction is the key to our happiness. By definition, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) struggle to be socially appropriate and connected. If offered the opportunity to socialize through an avatar, we have found that children with ASD are...

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Every parent just wants their child to make friends, succeed, and be happy. But, for many parents of children with autism, these goals are more difficult to achieve, especially in social realms where their child may experience anxiety while trying to make connections with others. Three successful strategies for helping...

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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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The Association of Assistive Technology Act Programs delivers the 2016 return on investment to convince the federal government that a small investment will yield great outcomes. The brochure details demonstrates ways in which AT improves communities with statistics to back up the claims, describes ways to take out loans or...

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