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Meeting the needs of all learners does not have to be difficult. Any instructional practice or system we explore that attends to student voice and agency can be personalized to individuals and groups—which is differentiation. This article contains links, ideas and resources for teachers on how to gear teaching to...

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One in five Americans experiences a disability that affects their mobility, cognitive function, sensory or communication ability. Because of this, rehabilitation strategies must optimize function, reduce disability, and research this public health challenge. This link leads to an academic article from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that provides a...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities requires consideration in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In this webinar, Utah panelists...

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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April Adcock’s slidedeck on slideshare.com provides a solid overview of AT, diversity and culture. The slidedeck covers such things as assistive technology, differentiated instruction, the eight different types of intelligence (eg., body-kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal), universal design for learning, diversity and cultural understanding, and equitable access, and promoting understanding and awareness....

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This player.fm podcast is a weekly interview show hosted by neurodiversity advocate Harold "Hackie" Reitman, MD., and presented by DifferentBrains.com. Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people involved in autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, down syndrome, and any condition that can be considered "neurodiverse." From...

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. Created in 2016, the DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment that supports the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments. The PDF includes steps other states' boards of education should take if they face...

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The Open Standard from the London-based non-profit, WayFindr, provides guidelines for software developers and architects to make buildings easier to navegate for people with impaired vision. With this resource, venue owners can increase accessibility and therefore profitability, developers and designers can create navegation products to assist vision impaired people, and...

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