Early Childhood

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This checklist will ensure that educators have the necessary materials to meet the needs of all their students, and provide learning opportunities for every child. In this way, growth in early childhood classrooms can include the supports to help these children participate in daily activities.

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The purpose of Early Childhood programs is to intentionally design environments to be responsive to all children’s needs and to provide opportunities for every child to demonstrate learning and growth in all areas. Given the diverse nature of today’s preschool population, care must be taken to select equipment, materials and...

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This checklist ensures that Early Childhood programs design environments to be responsive to all children’s needs and provide opportunities for growth and development. Equipment, materials, and tools must be selected that are useful to a wide range of abilities and interests, and caters to an ever-diversifying population of children.

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Screen time is a touchy subject for a lot of families, but that doesn’t mean technology is all bad. In fact, when it comes to reinforcing classroom learning, iPads and other tablet computers can work wonders for students with ADHD. This article contains several recommendations for apps that may be...

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Assistive technology (AT) in K-12 classrooms is designed to improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability. While the word technology automatically conjures up images of high-tech electronics, some AT is possible with just simple accommodations. Whether high-tech or simple in design, AT has the ability to transform...

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Most students don't think twice about reading text on their screens or typing on a regular keyboard. But for hundreds of students with a disability, assistive technology tools remove critical barriers to learning. This article offers examples of success stories for parents and teachers to see the power of adding...

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Special Education students have to deal with the extra burden of making sure that they are getting accessible materials before they can even tackle the content. With the help of technology, these students are able to go straight to learning without worrying about the right tools that will get them...

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It is important for parents to understand the “language” of assistive technology so they can be informed advocates for their child’s technology needs. use this short list of terms as a quick reference for terms.

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Toys and other play materials with UD features can be used by all children playing together, including those with sensory (vision, hearing), cognitive (thinking, planning) and/or physical (fine or gross motor) disabilities. The social aspect of play is demonstrated through the toy’s appeal, its usability and potential to engage the...

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The importance of play in a young child's life cannot be over-stated; it is their primary occupation, impacting all areas of development. All children regardless of ability need a variety of opportunities to playfully interact. Since toys are the child’s tools for play, finding toys with features that make them...

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