Family & Student Support

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The Learning Disabilities Association of America provides Parents, Educators, Adults, and Professionals information, insights, and resources regarding the education of students with learning disabilities. Their articles and resources cover all types of learning disabilities, from dyslexia to executive functioning.

Link: https://ldaamerica.org/

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The purpose of this article from STAGES is to examine emerging technologies that teach, support and enhance the lives of children and adults with autism and their families. The range and depth of innovative technology solutions includes basic educational issues, as well as in the areas of interaction, social skills,...

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This book is written for current and future college students with autism, by the students themselves. Whether they're at a school with an autism support program or one that offers only a very basic disability services office, this handbook should be a valuable resource in trying to figure out how...

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Hearing is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon. People show varying degrees of hearing at varying frequencies in both ears. Assistive Listening Systems (ALSs) can help with this. Essentially they are amplifiers that bring sound directly into the ear. This article is written from the perspective that ALSs can benefit many hearing...

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This official Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities by the U.S. Department of Education gives information to parents and teachers about transition programs and services, rights under IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act, preparing for adult life, and postsecondary options.

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The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. Their website includes a wealth of resources, covering subjects relating to education, employment, family, and other matters of transition for...

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This publication was co-written by members of the Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT), Jennifer Thomas, and Nathan Cunningham. YouthACT is a national initiative to get more youth with disabilities and their allies involved as leaders who partner with adults and organizations to improve opportunities for youth to succeed in...

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This blog centers around a 24-year-old man, Nick, who has down syndrome and autism. Written by his mother, Teresa, it details the topics surrounding living with these conditions, including schooling tips and assistive technologies (AT) that can help in everyday life.

Link: https://nickspecialneeds.com/

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Parenting a child or children with special needs can be a struggle, but can also be incredibly emotionally rewarding. This “handbook” offers resources for parents at every stage of the journey of caring for their special needs children. From learning more about special needs to picking a school, planning a...

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Disability Rights California (DRC) is the largest advocacy rights group in the nation. One publication on their website is Special Education Rights and Responsibilities (SERR), which provides a wide range of information on the rights and responsibilities of children with disabilities and their parents or teachers, regarding their education. This...

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