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Dysgraphia is a condition with which students tend to struggle with handwriting. This can sometimes be confused with Dyslexia, and often these conditions occur together. Children with dysgraphia often struggle to convey their knowledge through handwriting. Often they have a very sophisticated and comprehensive understanding of a subject matter, but...

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Dysgraphia and Dyslexia can be confusing to tell apart. These two learning disorders affect children when it comes to English and other Language Arts. They can create stressful situations, and hinder their abilities to properly grow and progress. Sometimes they are co-occuring, which can make learning even more difficult. This...

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This collection of resources offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology and then putting that technology to use. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely...

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This webinar will focus on the differences between available accommodations in Higher education versus those offered in K-12 settings via IEP ‘s or 504 plans. With this PowerPoint as a supplement to this webinar, learn what types of documentation is required, what to ask when exploring colleges and how to...

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This video outlines a new robot-avatar combo that is helping deaf children learn to communicate during a crucial time in their development. This video outlines some of the challenges in helping deaf children learn language, as part of a Gallaudet University research project. Watch it here: https://www.wired.com/video/2017/12/the-adorable-robot-that-s-helping-deaf-children-communicate/...

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For students with disabilities, they do not have to feel as though their daily activities must end with the last bell of the day. Participation in extracurricular activities provides students with the chance to assume leadership responsibilities and demonstrate talents that may not be apparent in traditional classroom settings. They...

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Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular...

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It can be difficult to socialize and make friends for many children with autism. Often that's because reading body language and others' emotions doesn't always come easily. Many of us seem to learn these social skills naturally, but maybe there's also a way to teach them. The Psychology Lab at...

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While seniors today have several assistive technology options to help improve their lives, many are unsure how to tap into what is available to them. Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) is a Brooklyn-based non-profit that seeks to educate and train the aging population on how to use a variety of...

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For teachers of students with disabilities, the term personalized learning may come up quite often when it comes to planning an Individualized Education Plan or other aspects of their curriculum. There are many ways educators can personalize learning for students, and differentiating between the different ways to do so could...

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