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Good Toys for Blind Kids is a web-based article developed by a group of parents of children who are blind. The toys are grouped together in three lists by manufacturer‘s age recommendation: two years and up, five years and up and nine years and up. The lists contain primarily of...

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UDL Exchange connects teachers to UDL resources, lessons, and themed collections. The UDL Exchange is free and users can comment or ask questions about UDL items created by others and can customize resources and lessons offered by members. Each member has an area to gather UDL lessons and resources and...

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Truly effective mathematics learning support in the form of software for skills practice is generally considered one of the least developed areas of assistive and educational technologies. This NCTI case study focuses on UDL math instruction and how smart software, accessible input devices, and collaborative colleagues can make a difference...

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The Supporting Literacy for Students with Significant Disabilities website provides a comprehensive look at the literacy programs utilized by the West Virginia Department of Education. There are three discrete sections: (1) literacy in the classroom and at home, (2) literacy curriculum and instruction, and (3) assessment for students and...

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Based on feedback from focus groups consisting of general and special education teachers, administrators, assistive technology service providers, and mathematics education experts' identification of the most common challenges facing schools and districts' ability to provide technology-enhanced mathematics instruction, this article describes how schools and districts are creating solutions for these...

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Based on feedback from focus groups consisting of general and special education teachers, administrators, assistive technology service providers, and mathematics education experts, this article identifies three of the most common challenges facing schools and districts' ability to provide technology-enhanced mathematics instruction. Please see Creative Solutions to Technology Integration Challenges in...

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The SpecialNeeds.com website is aimed at providing information to help people understand special needs. There are pages of information for families and professionals in a variety of formats. There are stories written by parents and discussions with professionals. There are book reviews, information on events and conferences, and podcasts....

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This case study unpacks the importance of meaningful collaboration and stakeholder engagement between all parties in the field of Assistive Technology (AT).

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This one-hour video focuses on the use of the iPad to help students in the San Juan Unified School District, and includes the data and conclusions from a 6-school collaborative study, that used iPads as part of a pilot program to identify uses for the iPad in several different environments...

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Published by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, or ASHA, this article looks at how people communicate and examines different ways to approximate those communications using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. It explains different methods to represent language in AAC systems such as: single meaning pictures, alphabet based systems, and semantic...

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