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No matter where education takes place, assistive technology can be essential to learning for a child with disabilities. In this blog by Kim Rankin, mother of Nathaniel, who has trachea abnormalities, she documents and shares her experiences and advice regarding AAC devices, and how they play a part in their...

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On December 28, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at U.S. Department of Education released a set of guidance resources on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools under Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities...

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As a parent, you may wonder what school vouchers are and if your child with learning and attention issues could benefit. Join Lindsay Jones, chief policy and advocacy officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), to learn more about school vouchers and the extra considerations to be aware...

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This guide, from the National Conference of State Legislatures features an interactive map of the United States where choice laws for each state and territory are presented. Other resources available include videos, publications, articles, and personal contacts for more information on charter schools and private school choice. http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/interactive-guide-to-school-choice.aspx#/...

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This presentation by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director of National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, provides an overview of charter schools and their responsibilities to students with disabilities. In addition, the presentation includes a summary of provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act, created in order to...

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This website is dedicated to disseminating information about, and advocating for, special education in charter schools. With articles, briefs, guides, and blogs, this website can help families and administrators alike navigate the topic of special education in charter schools. http://www.ncsecs.org/

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The Unites States Department of Education prodides public education through a combination of traditional school districts and charter schools. Charter schools are autonomous public schools of choice, which are granted the opportunity to operate by entities referred to as authorizers—including state departments of education, local school districts, independent charter boards,...

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As more parents consider charter schools as an alternative to noncharter public schools for their children with special needs, special education in charters deserves a critical look. Here, the National Center for Technology Innovation examines the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools. This includes issues related to...

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It is important to acquire assistive devices for children with disabilities who need them. It is equally as important to make sure that those devices are properly cared for once they are in your possession. This article gives tips on how to teach children to care for these devices, make...

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The blog, Moms with Apps , is a blog supporting the thoughtful use of technology with a family-friendly point of view. Moms With Apps originated from a group of app makers, and is made by moms, for moms (and dads), by recognizing the need for knowledge-sharing and cross-marketing...

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