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In the new age of technology, some professors are still reluctant to fully embrace how it can make a difference in the classroom, especially for students with disabilities: http://dailyorange.com/2017/10/assistive-technology-makes-college-accessible-students-disabilities-professors-allow/

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In theory, public schools are supposed to be level playing fields, with every child having equal opportunity to achieve success. In practice, that’s not always the case, especially when it comes to technology. For all of the students who own iPads, laptops, and other mobile devices, there are also those...

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Some kids with ADHD think better when they’re moving, or tapping, or humming — or doing all three. When those fidgets disrupt other students’ learning, though, we have a problem. Here, teachers and parents can find ingeneious ways to blow off excess energy without distracting anyone else. https://www.additudemag.com/fidgeting/...

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In this webinar presentation, John O'Sullivan explores creative technology to help struggling learners better access the curriculum and engage in the learning process. You will learn about how to include students in art, and music with technology and engage students with various disabilities.

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Grasp is an autism resource that partners with Autism Source and other organizations to offer information, education, and networking opportunities for teenagers and adults with autism (particularly Asperger's Syndrome). There are opportunities to connect through online chats and social media, and their blog includes stories and other information that can...

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The first five years of life are critical to the development of your child. That’s why it is so important to start services as early as possible. In this section are information, toolkits, and resources to help you navigate the system of services for children, ages birth to 5, with...

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This page on Autism Society's website gives information and various resources on ways to manage symptoms of, and types of accommodations and technologies that can be used for, children on the autism spectrum, from Pre-K to Transition and beyond. This webpage may be used by parents and teachers alike. ...

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Children with cerebral palsy face a number of daily challenges. Communication boards and hearing devices are just a few options for children with CP. Devices are available in various shapes and sizes to ensure that every child with CP is able to receive the assistance they need as they grow...

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Managing Tourette Syndrome (or TS) in the classroom requires knowledge and understanding. These are the key elements to creating an accepting and supportive educational environment. When school personnel have information about TS, students have greater opportunities for success. This resource, while not all-inclusive, provides strategies that will help you develop...

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Are you a parent or family member of a child with an IEP? Do you work with students with disabilities and their families? This family-oriented webinar will provide valuable ideas on how to advocate for assistive technology devices and services designed to help students be successful at school. ...

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