Advocacy & Awareness

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This issue focuses on different types of re-use programs and the financial impact these programs have on the lives of AT users. Included are also guidelines on how to start a Re-use program and a list of AT Re-use resources.

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This newletter focuses on powered mobility and its importance for infants and toddlers. Included are safety and training considerations, types of powered devices, and examples of how powered devices can be integrated into daily activities and routines. Included is a reference list of related articles.

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This issue is focused on the basics of positioning such as terminology and things to consider when using positioning devices during activities and routines. Also included are ideas to share and helpful websites.

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This issue focuses on the development and creation of low-tech AT devices and possible adaptations- easy and cheap strategies to increase children's participation in activities and routines. Included are a "Make-it-List" that may be useful for the creation and adaptation of devices AT, and a "Take-it-List" of materials to be...

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The use of AT to promote literacy in infants and toddlers with disabilities is the focus of this issue. Included are insights and suggestions on how to incorporate literacy into activities and routines, how to use AT devices (i.e. positioning and communication boards) in literacy-promoting activities, and helpful websites....

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This newsletter is focused on the basics of Augmentative and Alternative Communications (AAC). Included is a discussion on the importance of communication, factors to consider when selecting a device, use of low-tech AAC during activities and routines. Tips and helpful websites are also included.

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This research synthesis reports on a meta-analysis of studies investigating the use of five AT devices with young children with disabilities. Results showed that, regardless of the child disability or severity of intellectual delay, the use of AT devices were related to improvements in child outcomes. Included is also...

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A Self-Assessment program on AT is the focus of this TnT research brief. The program was designed to provide a picture of how well recommended AT practices are implemented within state communities. Information from all respondents was combined to provide state-wide and regional views of program performance regarding AT...

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This issue brings a discussion about inclusion of AT in the Individualized Family Service Planning (IFSP), types of AT to be considered and guidelines when considering AT on the IFSP. Included are also an annotated sample IFSP that illustrated how considerations may be included, and IFSP resources.

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This issue discusses Assistive Technology (AT) as a continuum of adaptation and intervention strategies that enable individuals to participate and learn. Included are suggestions on using the continuum to generate interventions, making plans for embeding AT opportunities into activities and routines, and a template for caregiver-child interaction plan.

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