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Although there are certain rights for students with disabilities in both secondary and postsecondary educational settings, there are subtle differences that can affect the planning and pursuing of education for these settings. The University of Washington made this article to compare the legal, social, and academic differences students will face...

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After high school, two laws continue to protect the rights of students with disabilities. These include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This article seeks to explain what these are and how they aid students in continuing their education in post-secondary settings....

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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that postsecondary institutions are responsible for...

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VOCAs (Voice Output Communication Aids) come in many shapes and sizes, with different synthesised voices, and may have the ability to record speech. They are very useful for anyone with a speech impediment or disability, or those with Autism. This article describes some different types of VOCAs, and how to...

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There are many strategies that can be used to improve executive functions in the classroom. Some are more traditional strategies, like movement breaks, and some involve using technology to help improve these skills. Both types of strategies are listed here to help students improve executive functioning in the classroom....

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This article from the Virginia Commonwealth University's Training & Technical Assistance center offers examples of students with significant disabilites benefitting from the various uses of an iPad. It describes how its built-in accessibility software and other tools for communication, reading, and storytelling helps them to connect with their classmates and...

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This page from Paths to Literacy provides information about what it means when a child has multiple disabilities, as well as various frameworks, strategies, technologies, and articles. This information can assist teachers when educating students with multiple disabilities, to ensure that they receive the instruction they need to read....

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Wrong Planet is a website where people from the autism community can come together to attain resources, share stories, and keep up with what's in the news. There are forums for discussion on various topics, and connections to resources that may be helpful.

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These Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC) apps that are listed in this article are some of the best that are available. They can help persons who struggle to speak due to conditions such as autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and stroke. They provide ways to choose words, symbols,...

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Executive Functioning Success is a website for educators and parents, where educators can find trainings and parents can find resources to assist their children to improve upon and hone their executive functioning skills. The site includes learning courses that are available for purchase, and a blog with suggestions and strategies...

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