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In this Presentation from the webinar, AT & IT: Breaking Down Silos to Create Collaboration , Mary Shannon Marcella and Rhianon Gutierrez discuss the benefits of collaboration between instructional technology and assistive technology specialists, for professionals as well as their students.

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What does it mean for instructional technology specialists and assistive technology specialists to truly collaborate with one another? In this session, Rhianon Gutierrez and Mary Marcella shared thier experience implementing this model, addressed the benefits of such a partnership and how it is beneficial for student learning and professional collaborations....

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A teacher is using multisensory teaching methods when his or her student uses sight, hearing, smell, touch and/or movement when learning about a topic. The more senses that are engaged, the more effective the learning experience is – and the more likely that the children will retain what they have...

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This article follows the experiences and teaching methods of Neal McKenzie, an assistive technology specialist in Sonoma County. With 3D printing, he has been able to find new innovations and invent new ways of teaching the blind and visually impaired through the use of this technology. Doing so creates a...

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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies the webinar, Innovative Strategies to Enhance Understanding and Comprehension with Assistive Technology , with Karen Janowski, an Assistive & Educational Technology Consultant and former Adjunct Professor at Simmons College in Boston, MA. Here, teachers will learn about a variety of...

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Do you work with students who struggle with understanding content and reading comprehension despite remediation? No matter the underlying issues, many tools and strategies exist which bypass the challenges of in-class studying and support struggling learners. Karen Janowski hosts this fast-paced webinar to learn about a variety of innovative and...

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In this webinar with Luis Perez, you will learn about a number of wearables and smartwatches in order to help you select the device(s) that best meets your access needs while staying on budget. These include apps for managing time and information, staying on task, and successfully completing daily living...

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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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About 2 million people in the U.S. have a severe communication disorder that impairs their speech. Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) gives these individuals a way to connect with others when traditional means are not viable options. It comes in several different forms, and it may include assistance from electronic...

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