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This page serves as a kind of search engine for parents, family members, or disability professionals to find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities within their state. This also provides information on...

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This toolkit, created by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, is designed to help you access communication evaluations and tools for effective communication for people with communication-related developmental disabilities. These may include autism, apraxia, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities that affect communication.

Link: https://odpc.ucsf.edu/communications-paper

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AAC Community is a website that provides guidelines for teaching literacy skills to learners with special needs, especially learners with complex communication needs, in an effort to unite all individuals concerned with communication rights those with intellectual disability, autism, movement difficulties and other disabilities that create complex communication needs. Parents,...

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For a limited time, you can order free CTD AT keyrings for training, peer support, parent workshops, personnel prep classes and other activities in which you’d like to share these handy, colorful examples of assistive technology. Examples range from low- to high-tech and span ages and types of support. We...

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This flowchart provides a visual depiction of the steps of the IEP process, in simplified form. Whether you're a parent getting started with the process, or an educator beginning special education, this chart is helpful for understanding the basic steps of an IEP.

Link: https://www.tnstep.org/uploads/files/HO3%20Sp%20Ed%

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Independent assessments can provide a more detailed, objective and comprehensive evaluation of a child with autism. Many parents can gain a better understanding of their child’s needs through independent assessments rather than solely relying on evaluations by a state/early intervention agency and/or school district. Parents can obtain independent assessments from...

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"Learning to effectively communicate via an augmentative communication display or device can be challenging for any student who is nonverbal, minimally verbal, or a struggling but emerging verbal communicator. It can be an especially difficult task if the student has an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These students usually lack role...

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Assistive technology is a game changer for many of our kids with dyslexia and other learning struggles. And teaching them to use these technologies is just as important as providing these to them. This article talks about how parents/teachers may do this.

Link: https://homeschoolingwithdyslexia.com/teaching-students-dyslexia-use-assistive-technology/

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Although employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities still lag behind those compared to individuals without disabilities, it is clear that enormous barriers to employment are being overcome. It is far more common now to see students and young adults with disabilities in a wide range of jobs throughout the community...

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"States and local school districts are required by federal law to educate preschool age children with disabilities in typical early childhood programs alongside children who do not have disabilities to the maximum extent appropriate. This policy brief provides an overview of the law and sets forth a list of policy...

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