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This page is a compilation of resources for educators and parents to help with students who struggle with executive function. The guides and eBooks are available for free download after completing a form. Topics range from emotional regulation to productivity planning.

Link: https://www.beyondbooksmart.com/executive-function-ebooks-and-guides

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Going to college with a speech or language disorder can be daunting. For many students, this may be the first time that you have to advocate for yourself to get the support you need in the classroom. Whether the goal is to advocate for alternative assignments, improve a speech, language,...

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This page from the Protection & Advocacy System for South Carolina has fact sheets on nearly every aspect of special education and students with disabilities. It includes explanations of laws and policies related to special education, least restrictive environment, transition, evaluation and more.

Link: https://www.pandasc.org/resources/education/

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This article provides a number of strategies for teachers who work with learning-disabled and/or Gifted students, from accommodations to low- to mid-tech assistive technology (AT)*. Along with advice for teachers, it provides guidelines for parents of these students as well, with tips on advocacy and finding tools and support....

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The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education has created a guide for parents when beginning a collaboration with a Special Education advocate. This includes what an educational advocate is, questions to ask your advocate, what makes a good advocate, and suggestions for additional resources to look for information....

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There are several games that can be played by people with a physical disability. These can be categorized as: (a) games not specifically designed to be accessible (mainstream video games); and (b) games specifically designed to be accessible (one switch games). This brief article has a number of useful links...

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Games mean a lot to many people. For those with disabilities, it means being able to feel involved in something fun and rewarding. Because many children and adults alike miss out on the benefits of gaming because of a disability, this article explains games and organizations focused on supporting gamers...

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The American Library Association defines digital literacy as “the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills.” Today’s students have come of age in an era of digital media. Yet proficiency with YouTube and Facebook does not necessarily...

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For some students, writing can be a very hard skill to master. Whether a student struggles with getting their thoughts down on paper, spelling, grammar, or preparing bibliographies, assistive technology (AT) can help. Through the use of AT, students can minimize their frustration with writing by using ‘alternative pencils’, or...

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Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a form of blindness that is neurological. There are some general rules of thumb for making vision easier for kids with CVI. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors, movement, and lights. Here are some great educational tools that you can use to help...

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