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The resources in this collection are designed for SEA and LEA leaders who want an overview of conducting and participating in research and evaluation, and how to evaluate the progress and intended outcomes of educational technology initiatives.

This collection includes the following resources:

Research, Technology, & Students...
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This joint webinar series with the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) provides viewers with a quick, yet comprehensive overview of why assistive technology and accessibility need to be an integral part of your state or district's technology plan.

Webinar I - Understanding Assistive Technology: Policy and Implications...

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This collection of ESSA resources describe the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities. Feel free to use and share these materials...

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Accessibility is critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunities for all students, particularly those with disabilities. In this presentation, Digital Accessibility: What Education Leaders Need to Know , Tracy Gray, Ph.D. (Center on Technology and Disability) and Jose Blackorby, Ph.D., (CAST) address the following...

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This 2014 research paper addresses the question of whether Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices improve expressive language (specifically speech) in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The conclusions were: "Minimally verbal school-aged children can make significant and rapid gains in spoken spontaneous language with a novel, blended intervention...

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Breaking down silos and building bridges between technology teams, assistive technology specialists, general educators, web developers, content creators, and administrators is essential to ensure that technology is accessible and meets the needs of all stakeholders.

The downloadable slide deck, provided here, was used for part-two of a two-part webinar...

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This collection of accessibility resources are designed to support state and local education agency (SEA and LEA) leaders in building state and district capacity. Feel free to use, share, and repurpose these materials for planning meetings, trainings, and other professional development activities.

Become an Accessibility Hero! (video)...
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These slides accompany the webinar, AT Assessment Tools and Interventions: Tots Can Tech Too! In this webinar, experienced AT professionals from Fairfax County, VA public schools demonstrate how to develop and conduct AT assessments, and implement activities in early childhood classrooms and at...

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We know accessibility is important, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. Use this quick guide to learn about the different components of accessibility, examples of who may benefit from increased accessibility, and considerations for how to create accessible content.

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

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