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In this article, we are pleased to welcome Barbara Wollak, SLP as she joins the Family Center to discuss assistive technology-supported literacy. A member of her Minnesota school district's AT Team, Ms. Wollack shares valuable insights and advice. Supporting our interview with Ms. Wollak are resources related to AT teams...

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Cheryl Lepard of AccessAbility Services, and Linda Petty from the University of Toronto Scarborough, draw the correlation between good time management and organization skills, and greater postsecondary academic success. They describe several strategies and technologies to help students develop these skills, and lists several reasons to begin developing students’ self-determination...

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Posted on the Google blog by Glen Shires, this video highlights Google search features that can eliminate the need for typing in the search box (Voice Search) and will filter search results using reading levels (Search by Reading Level). Made to help users find relevant results that are easier for...

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How do you provide technical assistance (TA) to teachers, OT’s, SLP’s, families and others who work with children who have complex sensory, motor, and/or cognitive challenges when they are far from each other and from the few available TA experts by hundreds of miles? In this article, Dr. Jay Gense,...

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Maintained by Marianne Wartoft, Educational Freeware lists and reviews high-quality free educational software and websites, in her words "mostly for kids, but also for grown-ups." The website has a huge selection of web-based software and downloadable Windows software for you to try. The reference section includes links to websites that...

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Camera Mouse was developed by Professor James Gips (Boston College) and Professor Margrit Betke (formerly of Boston College and now with Boston University) to allow people with disabilities to operate the computer with their head movements. This is available as a free download from their website. All you need are...

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In the past, notes long-time AT expert Russ Holland, “We said that the purpose of assistive technology was to place band-aids on mainstream technology to make it work.” Now, he says, “companies need to make accessibility part of the design parameters for all products.” Mr. Holland, co-founder of Adirondack AccessAbility...

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They include iPads and iPods, smartphones and lap­tops. They cost far less than more specialized technology and their prices continue to drop. Many, like Dr. Milton Chen, believe these devices have the potential to help change the course of U.S. K-12 education for nearly every child, both with and without...

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This interview will be of particular interest to those who work with children and youth with blindness and vision impairments, or are interested in leading-edge research and the adaptation of consumer technologies to enhance the lives of those with sensory impairments. The insights and research results of Dr. Lotfi Merabet,...

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In this issue, we bring you the insights of Richard Ellenson, the creator of the very popular Tango! communication device and the founder of Panther Technology. Mr. Ellenson talks about how his commitment to ensuring that his son could communicate with the world brought him from a career in...

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