Family & Student Support

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In most families, the first day of school triggers excitement and anxiety. In families who choose an inclusive setting for their child with disabilities, there is concern about their child being accepted, the program seeing their child’s strengths as well as challenges, and the program’s readiness to welcome a child...

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When you have a child with a disability, it's important for their living environment to be safe and accessible, so as to promote healthy development as they grow. Home modifications can help you make your home into a place where your child is safe, comfortable, and thriving. These modifications and...

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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies the Q & A webinar , in which CTD director Jackie Hess answers a wide range of questions regarding assistive technology (AT).

Webinar
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This webinar is a Q & A session with Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) director Jackie Hess. In this session, Jackie answers both AT questions previously submitted as well as those asked during the live presentation. Topics include relevant laws, classroom practice, AT for libraries, recommended apps, and much...

Webinar
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This video details the many ways technology can assist a person with disabilities to live well on their own. This can be useful for students away at college, or those transitioning from school to the workforce with their own place to live. Presented by Daniel Davies and Jordan Wagner....

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Social competence is the ability to interact successfully with peers and adults in a variety of situations and environments. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may find this to be a significant challenge. This 4-part series from the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) provides information on evidence-based...

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Adaptations are a way to meet the unique needs of all children, including children with disabilities and special needs. By using adaptations in your home, you can increase your child’s independent participation and learning in everyday childhood routines and activities. Rather than “fixing” a child’s skill deficit, the goal is...

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Michael Macione, an Educational Audiologist, composed this article to provide some tips for parents of children who are hard of hearing or have another hearing disability. Educational Audiologists conduct evaluations specifically for students in school who are having hearing issues. This guide has information on some of the things to...

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Social media is an important tool that can be leveraged to help families acquire needed assistive technology (AT) for their children. This handout discusses ways to use social media to reach out to one's community to "crowdfund" when other resources are not available to pay for a needed support. This...

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Finding the funds to acquire needed assistive technology (AT) is often a primary concern for families and educators. There may be alternative ways to find AT through a reuse program. This handout discusses programs for acquiring AT that involve refurbishing, loans, and device exchange. This resource was created for PACER...

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