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Does your assistive technology "work"? That is, does it give you the results you want? Assistive technology (AT) is more than just the tangible devices and software -- it's also the proper selection, training, application strategies, and technical support necessary to produce results. If your technology tools fall short of...

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Many of those with challenges developing social competencies struggle with far more than learning social skills. In this webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, an organization focused on helping people with sensory disabilities and their families. Ms. Winner discusses her evidence-based Social Competency Model to bring to...

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This master's thesis from the Dominican University of California studies Video-Based Instruction (VBI) as assistive technology (AT) to support individuals with autism who are learning about completing tasks for work. Individuals with ASD tend to struggle with communication and social skills, but studies have shown evidence of better understanding of...

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Blended learning is an incredibly useful tool for teachers, to provide many alternative ways of learning. This helps to create a flexible and accommodating curriculum for students, especially those with disabilities. With this method of teaching, more opportunities to allow for assistive technologies and other accommodations for students with disabilities...

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This PowerPoint accompanies the webinar, Revisioning Inclusive Classroom Environments with AT . Learn to create an environment in which students who use AT do not feel as though they stand out in a negative way. Dr. Ray Heipp shares techniques to help teachers, therapists,...

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This webinar demonstrates a path to integrating assistive technology in an inclusive classroom environment so that it becomes part of the whole classroom experience, and not something limited to a few students. Learn to create an environment in which students who use AT do not feel as though they stand...

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In today's classroom, emerging trends, technologies, and models for teaching and learning are constantly evolving. There are many ways to form an inclusive environment that suits all types of learners, including students with disabilities. This article provides descriptions of some of these concepts to help bring awareness to the diversity...

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Many children with severe physical disabilities are not able to effectively cause changes in their environments. This can lead to damaging effects on their development as they go through school and through life. Efforts to improve environmental control among children with severe physical disabilities have led to the creation of...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but it is important to note that accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help your district move beyond technical...

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Accessibility is a critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those with disabilities. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. Beyond the legal requirements, teachers...

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