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La Ley para la Educación de Individuos con Discapacidades (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act –IDEA) requiere que las escuelas públicas hagan disponible, para todos los niños con discapacidades elegibles, una “educación pública gratuita y apropiada” en el ambiente menos restrictivo apropiado a las necesidades del individuo. La ley requiere...

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CTD has developed and updated Assistive Technology and the IEP factsheet. Get the new factsheet here .

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La tecnología asistencial pueda ser utilizada para realzar la independencia funcional de una persona con una discapacidad. La tecnología asistencial (TA) ayuda a los individuos con discapacidades hacer cosas que de otra manera no pudieran hacer. Muchas veces, para las personas viviendo con discapacidades, es un desafío lograr actividades diarias—tales...

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CTD has developed and updated the Assistive Technology 101 Factsheet. Get the new factsheet here.

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Este glosario contiene una lista de transiciones relacionadas con los términos y definiciones que se han adaptado a las leyes federales, tales como IDEA 2004 y otros recursos de transición. Aunque los dispositivos y servicios que se describen no están en general vinculados a la edad del individuo, hemos utilizado...

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CTD has created a new Assistive Technology Glossary. Check out the new glossary here .

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In this issue, llinois STARnet Family Resource Specialists Ms. Ginther and Ms. Slaght discuss the importance of weaving storytelling into the AT discourse by respecting three major principles: Using first language, presuming competence, and making the least dangerous assumption.

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In this article, we bring you the perspective of a professional family advocate - Vivica Brown, Esquire. Founder of Exceptional Student Advocacy in Stone Mountain, Georgia, Ms. Brown, an attorney, shares her experience and advice on family-school relations. Following our lead article with Ms. Brown, you'll find a variety of...

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Magic Ear Kids is a blog by the mother of a child with mild-to-moderate hearing loss. Also an aide in special education, she offers a unique perspective on issues relating to hearing loss, both that of her daughter and of other children and adults. She deals with day-to-day issues, including...

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T his article highlights an interview with RJ Cooper, someone who has spent several decades modifying and customizing devices to serve the needs of the broadest range of children with disabilities. Over the years RJ has offered inspiration and guidance to thousands of families, educators and disability professionals, seeing possibilities...

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