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In this year's AT Goes to Camp issue, FCTD features an interview with Darla Motil, R.N., from the Achievement Centers for Children in Ohio. Supporting our interview with Ms. Motil are resources to help families of children with disabilities who utilize AT for their child's camp experience. We also feature...

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Speech language pathologist (SLP) Joan Green has been on the front line of assistive and instructional technology use for the past 15 years. Author of Technology for Communication and Cognitive Treatment: a Clinician’s Guide and Technology Supports for Writing, Ms. Green has seen technology change the lives of the children...

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This website is authored by two women who strive to help parents understand the educational rights of their children with disabilities. One of the women is a lawyer who specializes in disability law with application to the educational system, and the other is an educational advocate for children with disabilities....

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When it comes to the complexities of parenting a child with a disability, blogs like Dana Nieder's "Uncommon Sense" are a refreshing source of accessible, family-friendly resources. "Uncommon Sense" is first and foremost a family blog and the posts are geared toward families of children with special needs rather than...

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Authored by the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program, The Assistive Technology Daily (AT Daily) is part of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Since March of 2011, they have been following emerging technologies and providing overviews and links to more in-depth information on...

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In this article, Leonard V. Pisano, Ph,D., examines the integrative role of school psychologists as experts in classroom technology. As members of their school’s IEP teams, their responsibility includes the educational, emotional and social evaluation of students with disabilities. Some school psychologists have, however, developed a deep understanding of...

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“Inclusive education” is one of those terms that is widely bandied about but of which many educators and most parents do not have a strong understanding. In this article, we bring you one of the country’s leading experts on inclusion – Dr. Paula Kluth. Author of "From Tutor Scripts...

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Navigating College is written for students with ASD who are transitioning to college life. The Navigating College Handbook and the free site at www.navigatingcollege.org are projects of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). Unlike many transition guides and advocacy handouts, Navigating College is written by individuals who have...

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The videos and podcasts on AssistiveWare User Videos highlight various people with disabilities using Assistiveware products. The videos/podcasts show people across the life span engaging in meaningful occupations, and the power of assistive technologies for computer access. There are also newsletters written by those who use the AT solutions seen...

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"Advocating for Your School-Aged Child" is a short article that describes steps for parents to consider when advocating for their child with a disability – in particular, a learning disability. It explains your child's rights in determining eligibility for special education and related services, starting with a written request for...

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