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Navigating the complex process of paying for college raises a ton of questions for most students. Those questions can pile up even more quickly for a student with a disability. The good news: 88 percent of postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 percent of public two- and four-year schools report enrolling...

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Getting to know your Speech-Language Pathologist is a video made by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It provides an overview into what SLPs do, and how they can support your child throughout their time at school, including incorporating Assistive Technology into their intervention strategy.

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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New Path is a website full of networking opportunities and resources for parents of young children with disabilities. It seeks to spread information and resources regarding developmental practices and interventions that foster a child's growth in the best ways possible. This ensures that parents and families are well supported when...

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The University of California, Davis, hosts events that raise awareness toward certain issues, one of them being the Disability Awareness Symposium. This Symposium is held annually in conjunction with the Accessibility Technology Fair. Some of the major issues they wish to bring to light are anxiety and accessibility. This ensures...

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Part of Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, the VCU Autism Center for Excellence provides many resources and opportunities for professional development for parents, teachers, and administrators, particularly when working with children and students with Autism. https://vcuautismcenter.org/

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The Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute empowers early childhood educators to make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology with children from birth to age 8. This page on the site is dedicated to assistive technology (AT) and has many articles that are usefull for...

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Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled so many where there has never been the same capability before. These advancements are an exciting...

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Some children with autism struggle to understand social interactions, make eye contact or recognize facial expressions. So the Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for the Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people's faces. https://www.kqed.org/futureofyou/138396/google-glass-flopped-but-kids-with-autism-are-using-it-to-learn-emotions...

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