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The Skoog is a tactile cube that is a powerful and fun music interface for iPad that opens up a world of ‘musicplay’ to everyone, including those with disabilities. It’s a squashy foam cube that acts as a wireless controller for the App running on your iPad. Use of the...

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Math Paper is an iPad app that uses the principles of universal design to provide access to math tools previously not available to those requiring alternative access to math computation. Problems from early addition through complex algebra can be worked on the Math Paper grid in much the same way...

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Lauren Enders, MA, CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and assistive technology consultant who has created an extensive collection of links to AT devices, tablet apps, software and related resources. Using the online bulletin board Pinterest, Ms. Enders invites other service providers, teachers, and parents to share their own favorite resources....

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This podcast is a recording of a presentation made at a conference of the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs, by Dr. David Rose of the Center for Applied Special Technologies (CAST). Dr. Rose works in the field of neuroscience and studies ways to integrate children with disabilities into activities...

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AppleVis is a community driven website that was created to collect information on the accessibility of apps developed for Apple's iOS devices. Its goal is to be a repository of “guides, tutorials and tips that will enable users with vision impairments to get the most from their iPhone, iPad...

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The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is known for its quality resources, and the Parent Advocacy Brief titled "A Parent's Guide to Universal Design for Learning (UDL)" is another example of an accessible, approachable, and accurate resource. This free 14-page guide defines UDL, explains the three UDL principles, describes...

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This newsletter issue is focused on the use of visual support as a form of AT adaptation and how they can be used to support teaching of social skills, communication, social competence, enhance memory and identify expectations. Included are also guidelines for implementation of visual supports and helpful links.

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This issue focuses on the basics of switches and how infants and toddlers use switches to accomplish tasks, control their environment, communicate and socialize. Included are also suggestions on using switches during activities and routines, switch placement, and where switches can be found.

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The use of Assistive Technology (AT) to support socialization as well as suggestions on how to use social stories to teach social skills and use picture schedules as visual representations of a specific activity or routine are the focus of this issue. Also included are feeling charts to teach...

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This issue focuses on robots as assistive technology devices. Included in the discussion are ways to use rehabilitation robots, wheelchair robots, "buddy/friendship" robots, and educational robots. They are intended to be used as aids in settings such as schools, hospitals and homes.

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