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The National Gallery of Art has created the NGAkids Art Zone, a website that allows children to create art online. This is a fun and unique website for all ages. The youngest of budding artists can manipulate colorful shapes and patterns, and the more advanced can use PixelFace to create...

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Los padres podrán identificar mejor las herramientas o dispositivos que mas pueden ayudar a sus hijos si aprenden acerca de las opciones disponibles de TA. Este recurso provee ejemplos visuales de una gama de productos para ayudar a los padres que están comenzando en la búsqueda de tecnología de asistencia....

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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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En este video conoceremos a Marta, la madre de Isabel, una pequeña con limitaciones de aprendizaje y de motricidad fina. El video presenta las bases de la tecnología de asistencia (AT) y lleva a la audiencia a través de una reunión de IEP (Individualized Education Program- Programa Educativo indivualizado) en...

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In this story, you'll meet Marta, the mother of Isabel, a young girl with fine motor and learning disabilities. The video introduces viewers to assistive technology (AT) and takes them through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting during which AT is considered. This video is captioned in English and...

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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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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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VStreet is a program designed to teach life and social skills to teens in transition. Originally developed for at-risk youth, research has shown that this tool has proven to be effective in teaching young adults many of the life skills they will need when leaving the supportive environment of homes/agencies,...

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This article from a broadcast from National Public Radio (NPR) discusses wording in the federal Americans with Disabilities Act that makes inclusive playgrounds mandatory in communities across the nation. The high cost of building an accessible playground and the requirements that must be met are detailed, as well as illustrations...

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