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This informational article considers what works when creating a condusive educational environment for all students. It takes the concepts of Universal Design and assistive technology to create the kind of environment that fits every child's needs.

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Despite recent pushback in the media over "screen time", the iPad and its apps can create wonderful learning opportunities for young children. They are accessible, relevant, and can be great educational tools for young learners. US Dept of Education did some research as part of their Ready to Learn program...

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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 webinar, presented by PACER Center, gives an introduction to finding helpful resources from the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) to support families. Information covered includes topic areas, types of resources, and tips for navigating and searching the CTD website. The webinar was created as a resource for professionals...

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United Cerebral Palsy has many resources relating to living and working with this particular disability. Here, they have put together many helpful resources and tips for educating children with disabilities. http://ucp.org/resource-guide/education/

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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. The following glossary of terms can help parents learn about the kinds of assistive technologies that are available and how they can be used. (Get...

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EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) is a non-profit organization, committed to the belief that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone else. The information technology revolution combined with adaptive applications for people with disabilities provides us with the opportunity to...

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This article gives a background into AT, as well as in-depth examples of what Low, Middle, and High-Tech AT options are, and what kinds of devices/tools can be used at each level for different scholastic subjects. Includes suggestions for staff training and further research as well. https://www.ldatschool.ca/assistive-technology/ ...

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Camp Alec is a literacy program in Grand Rapids, Michigan that brings children with disabilities together for one week to enjoy recreational literacy activities in an outdoor setting. This camp is geared toward children who primarily use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Campers spend approximately three hours a day doing...

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The National Center on Disability and Access to Education (NCDAE) seeks to raise awareness among educators, administrators, and other leaders in the industry for web accessibility through research, training, and policy. Their focus is online and electronically-mediated distance education, and their goal is to make this a more accessible reality...

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