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While renters have the responsibility to provide reasonable accommodations to tenants with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act, many homeowners with disabilities can’t afford these expenses out-of-pocket. But did you know that there are many different national programs whose mission it is to provide you with a safe, comfortable home...

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In order to accommodate visitors or residents with disabilities in your home, you may need to add a wheelchair ramp, which allows users to avoid stairs. Discover more about the average costs of wheelchair ramp construction as well as various factors to take into consideration when designing your ramp. Keep...

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The information contained within this guide is designed to provide comprehensive guidance for educators, parents, advocates, and agency personnel regarding the delivery of assistive technology services for students with disabilities. The intent is to help ensure consistent policies and practices among school districts and to provide stakeholders with a clear...

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e-NABLE uses freely available, open-source 3D printer files to make prosthetic hands. This online group works to provide prosthetic hands for those who might not be able to afford a tradtional prosthetic. They also work to refine and improve existing prosthetic hand and arm designs. The site includes extensive resources,...

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This document is a very in-depth resource manual, created by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). It includes full chapters on most areas of classroom AT use, as well as chapters specific to hearing and vision disabilities, recreation and leisure, and ADLs....

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This meta-analysis looks at the effects of Augmentative and Alternative Communication on speech production in people with a variety of developmental disabilities. From the results section: "the majority ...[of the subjects]... demonstrated gains in speech."

Link: https://jslhr.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1767605

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Millar, D. C., Light, J. C.,...

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This checklist provides practitioners and providers a simple form of assisting in following DEC's Recommended Practices with respect to Assistive Technology. It includes items on observation, child's strengths and challenges, AT device determination, appropriateness of AT device, everyday AT use, and weaning from AT use. The checklist is produced by...

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This PowerPoint is part of the webinar, Funding AT for K-12 . Here, Chris Gibbons discusses AT funding sources for children with and without IEPs. He provides information on third-party funding, offering specific examples and providing participants with useful resources.

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Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, and information about AT funding is often hard to find. In this important webinar, Chris Gibbons...

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In this presentation, Heather Feldner, Ph.D. in Disability Studies, talks about Go Baby Go, a technology hacking initiative developed at the University of Delaware, and her investigation on family and child experiences with technology design.

Heather Feldner | Go Baby Go: Technology, Hacking, and Child/Family...

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