Advocacy & Awareness

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This issue discusses funding- considered a major barrier in the acquisiiton of AT devices and services. Also discussed are high cost of equipment, eligibility criteria, lack of information about funding sources and location of third party payment sources as well as possible funding sources.

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This issue brings information about Assistive Technology (AT) resources and professional development. Included are questions to consider when planning for training: Why provide professional development or training about AT; what kind of information or content should be included; and who can provide the training. Also included are sources for hand-outs...

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This issue brings a discussion about designing AT Professional Development activities for Early Intervention, insights on characteristics of professional selected to provide the training (i.e. knowledgeable about AT use with infants, toddlers, and families) and types of training (large and small groups or individualized, hands-on training).

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The Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning is designed to help families prepare for those times during which their child moves from one environment to another and from one developmental stage to another. The focus is on the role of assistive technology during those times. The guide...

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Hearing Like Me is a website designed to provide information to individuals who are hard of hearing/hearing impaired, their families, peers and educators. It is created by Phonak, a major manufacturer of hearing devices and includes information on their equipment, with other excellent and very well organized content under the...

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Educational Technology Guy, David Andrade, is a classic tech geek who found educational technology (and a new career) after years as an engineer. Andrade’s background benefits his blog, Educational Technology Guy, in its clear focus on classroom technology and precise, accessible descriptions of his favorite gadgets and their plethora of...

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BridgingApps is a volunteer website with a stated mission of "bridging the gap between technology and people with disabilities". It is sponsored by Easter Seals of Greater Houston and is an evolution of Special Needs Apps for Kids (SNApps4Kids.org). The site has a Getting Started section with a video introduction...

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Los consejos que aquí se comparten son basados en estudios y ofrecerán ideas en cómo animar a su niño a leer y escribir:1) Léale a su niño, 2) Asegúrese de que los niños tengan un método para comunicarse y 3) Todos los niños necesitan una forma de escribir.

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Para lograr el éxito en la escuela, estos estudiantes y otros como ellos necesitan materiales de aprendizaje en formatos especializados llamados “materiales de instrucción accesibles” o Accessible Instructional Materials “AIM”. Este libreto ayudará a usted y a otros miembros del equipo del Programa de Educación Individualizada (Individualized Education Program...

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This booklet helps parents work within the IEP team to consider four aspects of accessible instructional materials (AIM) for their student: (1) Does the student need accessible educational materials? (2) What kind of format (e.g., braille, audio, digital text) might the student need? (3) How will the materials be obtained...

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