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ATMac is a website that provides helpful information about all Apple products for users with disability, chronic illness, or other impairments. It includes information on all types of assistive technology, like wearable devices, speech-to-text, AAC, and home automation features.

Link: http://atmac.org/

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This blog is written by a teacher who is passionate about integrating creative technology solutions in the classroom to create accessibility for all students. Posts include information and reviews for apps, online learning materials, and other technologies that serve as assistive technology.

Link: http://techspedneeds.blogspot.com/

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This blogger, a mother of two children with Autism, has compiled a kind of "Bill of Rights" for preschool children who use AAC devices in their classroom. It's important at this early age that teachers and service providers understand some of the challenges that come from using a device, and...

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Vlinder Communation Therapies provides a list of various apps that can supplement "speech work" done at home or with a service provider. Within the article is a link to a guide on feature matching, to ensure that the most helpful of the many apps out there are being used for...

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This website was created and curated by Angie Voss, OTR, and includes information, tips, tools, and resources in virtually every area of life for parents and educators with children who have sensory issues. Many articles are available, which include information and insight into sensory tenchiques and tools that help children...

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Maccessibility is devoted to connecting, compiling, and providing easy access to the best resources for blind, visually impaired, and other disability groups using Apple products. The site includes publications and podcast recordings that discuss the accessibility of apple products for these people with disabilites.

Link: http://maccessibility.net/ ...

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Speak for Yourself (SfY) is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application that was created by speech-language pathologists. This AAC app turns the iPad into a communication device. It gives a voice to adults and children who are not able to speak or are limited in their ability to express...

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Students with visual impairments face unique challenges in the educational environment. Not only must they be able to access text information across all curricular areas, but they also need to be able to participate fully in instruction that is often rich with visual content. Assistive technology is one way of...

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UnderstandingSpecialEducation.com is a website specifically for parents, to provide resources and learning materials and help them understand how to navigate special education for their child. From laws relating to special education and information on specific disabilities, to guides for parent support, there are many resources that can answer the questions...

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For children with Autism, being able to predict their schedule throughout the day is important. In a general learning environment, however, sometimes certain activities or lessons can be cancelled, switched, or altered to accommodate different students or sudden events. Creating a visual interpretation of the sudden event can greatly help...

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