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This paper from CSUN Scholarworks Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities discusses how computer games are becoming increasingly diversified. One of the authors was completely blind from birth, which made it impossible to visually recognize screen displays or to play any game at a satisfactory level. Visually impaired persons,...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities requires consideration in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In this webinar, Utah panelists...

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A web page from Mobility Management that explains spina bifida (The latest CDC statistics say that 154,000 people in the United States are living with spina bifida, a total much higher than previously thought. ), how mobility and development are affected, possible assistive technology interventions, social emotional supports, and spina...

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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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The PDF below links to a comprehensive paper on assistive technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal publishes research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them. The article lays out challenges faced by students with disabilities in...

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Assistive Technology (AT) Stories is a video series of people with disabilities living better lives with a little help from assistive technology. The videos are organized by age: elementary, middle/high school, college, adult, and seniors. The videos (there are over 100) were made possible by a grant from the Richard...

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This player.fm podcast is a weekly interview show hosted by neurodiversity advocate Harold "Hackie" Reitman, MD., and presented by DifferentBrains.com. Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people involved in autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, down syndrome, and any condition that can be considered "neurodiverse." From...

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. Created in 2016, the DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment that supports the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments. The PDF includes steps other states' boards of education should take if they face...

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This web page provides guidance on planning, AT product assessment, training, and resources for starting up your own assistive technology resource center. Every person has the right to live independently and people with disabilities are no different. Today they come across various barriers that hinder their education, employment and even...

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