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Video: When Alice Brouhard’s daughter, Kara, suffered a traumatic brain injury, Alice took finding assistive technology into her own hands. Alice shares how a simple app and the power of advocating made Apple take notice and gave Kara a voice. Alice Brouhard, R.N. is a champion of the use of...

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This literature review addresses how much media use preschoolers do in childcare settings. The review of 17 studies showed that children in home daycare settings were more likely to have media use at preschool, and that the higher the education level of preschool staff the less likely the children were...

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This website from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families look at and plan for how much time media use takes up in a day. It is preset with the recommended number of hours per day of sleep and physical activity, and allows families to add or subtract...

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Children born in the 21st century use digital media everywhere - at home and at school, at the public library and at the doctor's office. In this article, the authors talk about the importance of having parents and children using digital media together, and the need for more guidance on...

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In this webinar, Deborah Lynam, Director of Community Engagement at Learning Ally, talks about evidence-based reading intervention programs and the various assistive technology programs that support literacy interventions. She advocates the use of audiobooks as a tool to promote access to higher-level reading and build independnce and self-confidence.

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Produced by Don Johnston Inc., this video tells the story of Ptahra Jeppe, an extremely dyslexic but extremely capable law student who uses assistive technology to navigate educational requirements and achieve academic success. https://vimeo.com/175610401

Extremely Dyslexic, Extremely Gifted - The Pthara Jeppe Story...

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The last panel discussion of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , this presentation focuses on the importance of participation for the development of skills in everyday activities, and the role of parents as the primary source of guidance in the use of assistive technology.

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To better understand parents' attitudes, beliefs, and concerns about technology use by children under 6, the Erikson Institute surveyed 1,000 parents across the Nation (mothers- 58%, Latino-23%, African American-13%, married or living with a partner-84%, employed FT/PT-68%). Results indicate that 90% of the parents surveyed use smartphones; 85% watch television;...

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Autism spectrum disorders are lifelong conditions that affect children’s social and communication skills. Dual diagnoses pose additional challenges mainly because of the difficulties that come with making accurate decisions. It is intriguing to note that children with hearing impairments are more likely to have autism as opposed to members of...

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Issued by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE), this Q&A addresses specific questions about inclusionary practices of students with disabilities in the Physical Education (PE) classroom. The guidelines will assist PE educators in providing adapted PE services. https://www.shapeamerica.org//events/upload/Answwering-Frequently-Asked-Questions-About-Adapted-Physical-Education.pdf

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