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Read about the first virtual reality (VR) experience for the blind and visually impaired people - not with a headset, but with a pair of gloves. Haptic gloves create vibrations on different parts of the user's hand and make this experience of 'touching sculpture' (one of the examples is the...

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), public schools must provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities. To do so, schools are required to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that identify the child’s educational goals and needs, including the need for accommodations and/or...

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Car Autism Roadmap works as a center for autism research, and provides resources primarily for parents and families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Information included in this site range from Education, to Healthcare, to Home and Family living. https://www.carautismroadmap.org/

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We live in an interdependent world. To be successful in relating to people, we should be comfortable both giving and receiving help. Every teacher should consciously plan for these reciprocal interactions on a daily basis. One way to do this is incorporating peer supports, inside and outside the classroom. There...

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This website, created by Elizabeth Hamblet (author, speaker, and transition consultant), focuses primarily on high school students with disabilities (especially Learning Disabilities) in their transition to college. Her blog, From High School to College , features professionals who specialize in this area of education, and provides a range of information...

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Es importante que los padres entiendan el "lenguaje" de la tecnología de asistencia para que puedan ser defensores informados de las necesidades tecnológicas de sus hijos. El siguiente glosario de términos puede ayudar a los padres a aprender sobre los tipos de tecnologías de asistencia que están disponibles y cómo...

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So–what’s considered a “natural environment”? What isn’t? This webpage focuses upon answering these questions and on connecting you with resources of additional information and best practice. http://www.parentcenterhub.org/naturalenvironments/#def

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The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD) is a statewide nonprofit organization that serves families of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities in Ohio, and the educators and agencies who provide services to them. This section of the website has information for parents of children...

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The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) states that physical education is a required service for children and youth between the ages of 3 and 21 who qualify for special education services because of a specific disability or developmental delay. This article is especially helpful for educators, and describes what...

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Many students with disabilities can safely and successfully participate in general physical education, with or without accommodations and supports. However, some children benefit from specially designed or adapted physical education. IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities receive physical education services, specially designed if necessary. If your child has a...

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