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Many of those with challenges developing social competencies struggle with far more than learning social skills. In this webinar, Michelle Garcia Winner, the founder of Social Thinking, an organization focused on helping people with sensory disabilities and their families. Ms. Winner discusses her evidence-based Social Competency Model to bring to...

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This article and infographic come to us from SocialThinking.com, a company that works on sensory-related disabilities.

For many people living with disabilities, living independently doesn’t just happen. It takes planning, practice, and patience. Our definition of living independently means daily functioning without adults or peer mentors providing ongoing structure...

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Technology is incredibly useful for learning for students with dyslexia, though benefits are often discovered by accident rather than by design. Sharing discoveries is crucial as reading difficulties are pervasive. Webpage flexibility and other tools and accommodations allow students with reading issues to control the learning environment.

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This article gives a comprehensive look at Assistive Educational Technology, and how it benefits students with disabilities.This includes descriptions of various types of disabilities, the overall benefits of assistive technology, and specific tools to help with these learning challenges. https://elearningindustry.com/assistive-educational-technology-elearning-helps-students-disabilities

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For kids with special needs, the right tools can make a huge difference. Games, apps, and devices offer access, information, and inclusion to kids with learning differences, autism, vision and hearing loss, and more. With the resources provided through Common Sense Media, learn how to configure your child's device, boost...

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Coaches, activity leaders, program planners and administrators can all benefit from having a method of making appropriate adaptations and modifications to sport activities. This article from Inclusive Sport Design web site covers four frameworks for seeing how to approach inclusive sport design.

Read the article here: http://inclusivesportdesign.com/turtorials/how-to-adapt-and-modify-your-sport-activities-to-include-all/...

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This Q and A type article from Venture Beat has five panelists (Mark Barlet of AbleGamers, Heidi McDonald of iThrive Games, Bryce Johnson of Microsoft Inclusive Technologies Lab, Bryant Cannon of Night School Studio, and Hollie Figueroa of KinifiGames) who discuss their role and goals in continuing the effort to...

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This webinar provides information on using assistive technology (AT) in early childhood. Did you know that the most frequent users of AT are babies? That's right… infants and toddlers with disabilities use the widest variety of AT supports throughout each day to participate in routine activities. Dr. Sue Mistrett, from...

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Many autistic teens out there have the brains to make higher education a breeze, but are lacking in some of the social, time management and organizational skills they’ll need to make the grades they deserve. Luckily, there is a wide range of colleges out there stepping up to offer support...

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This list of popular, effective, DIY resources on the use of assistive technology devices and services with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities accompanies the webinar, Making and Tinkering with AT: Helping Young Children "Do" with Susan Mistrett. This resource was created by Dr....

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