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Families of children with disabilities may struggle to get services for their children in schools and the medical system. They may not know how to get their child evaluated, that there may be free or low-cost services, or that there are organizations that can provide them with information and support....

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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 first five years of life are critical to the development of your child. That’s why it is so important to start services as early as possible. In this section are information, toolkits, and resources to help you navigate the system of services for children, ages birth to 5, with...

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Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), public schools must provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to all eligible children with disabilities. To do so, schools are required to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that identify the child’s educational goals and needs, including the need for accommodations and/or...

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This checklist is designed to help IEP teams consider the needs of students with disabilities for assistive technology. There are many components to consider, such as student history, current needs, and future goals. This article from the Center for Parent Information and Resources gives step-by-step instructions to this process that...

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The CTA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The CTA foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives, and to assist innovative nonprofits to make a difference.

The foundation’s grants strategically support programs that...

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This webinar will focus on the differences between available accommodations in Higher education versus those offered in K-12 settings via IEP ‘s or 504 plans. With this PowerPoint as a supplement to this webinar, learn what types of documentation is required, what to ask when exploring colleges and how to...

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On December 28, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at U.S. Department of Education released a set of guidance resources on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools under Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities...

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As a parent, you may wonder what school vouchers are and if your child with learning and attention issues could benefit. Join Lindsay Jones, chief policy and advocacy officer for the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD), to learn more about school vouchers and the extra considerations to be aware...

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