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For students with disabilities, whether physical, cognitive, or both, it is often the case that they do not participate in physical education at school. This could be an eligibility issue, or the curriculum could be too exclusive for children with disabilities. This article lists seven practical ways students with disabilities...

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Assistive and other educational technologies are a great help to students, but motivation to access the material in the first place must be considered. This article discusses student engagement, motivation, and building confidence to succeed in school. http://www.slate.com/articles/technology

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The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive. Resources such as articles are...

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Learning about acccessible gaming and the controllers that help people with disabilities join this popular activity isn't always easy. In an effort to provide introductory information on what choices one might find, consider these links below as starting points. Please note: the links below are not formal recomendations of these...

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This Transition Tech Talk from PACER's Simon Technology Center offers tips for learning about and selecting assistive technology with teens and young adults. It is important that parents and educators involve youth in all steps of the process of exploring and selecting assistive technology they will use. The video discusses...

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Learn about this 28 year old disabled gamer from Texas, one of the 33 million disabled gamers in the US who have found a way to thrive. Better known as BrolyLegs, who rose to become a top-ranked online player in Ultra Street Fighter IV, he can outplay most opponents in...

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In this video, a Speech-Language Pathologist talks about assistive devices, and in-house engineer Alex walks through the ways you can make or modify an assistive device yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRqRcrSJOII

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This website provides many resources and information given by professionals, covering various aspects of family life, from the early stages through childhood, on health, education, and other topics. This page on Special Education offers rich content in terms of educating children with disabilities. https://www.verywellfamily.com/special-education-4157330

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Language and auditory processing deficits affect the ability to learn language, which can affect a student's ability to understand math concepts and solve problems. Students may have receptive or expressive language problems that can substantially affect their learning and ability to express what they do not understand or show how...

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With the advances of adaptive technologies and trend toward progressive legislation, prospective college students with disabilities now have countless resources available to make their transition to postsecondary education less stressful. Here, find specific information and resources on a variety of different disabilities, learn how to make the transition into the...

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