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This checklist, published by The National Center for Learning Disabilities, concerns the availability of assistive technology on college campuses and the procedure by which an incoming student is determined eligible. Questions to consider include who acts as the coordinator between professors and the disability office, what training is offered to...

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In this year's AT Goes to Camp issue, FCTD features an interview with Darla Motil, R.N., from the Achievement Centers for Children in Ohio. Supporting our interview with Ms. Motil are resources to help families of children with disabilities who utilize AT for their child's camp experience. We also feature...

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Speech language pathologist (SLP) Joan Green has been on the front line of assistive and instructional technology use for the past 15 years. Author of Technology for Communication and Cognitive Treatment: a Clinician’s Guide and Technology Supports for Writing, Ms. Green has seen technology change the lives of the children...

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Brightstorm is a website that offers tutoring for Mathematics, Science, and English. It also offers test prep for the SAT, ACT, and AP. The website is easy to navigate and there is much information, including videos that address both basic and complex concepts. Videos offer homework help, and topics can...

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Communication Matters is a UK-based organization specializing in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) resources, training, and research. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Communication Matters offers several free resources to families and AAC professionals. The "Focus On . . ." booklet series is free to download (PDF) and includes several small leaflets...

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This website is authored by two women who strive to help parents understand the educational rights of their children with disabilities. One of the women is a lawyer who specializes in disability law with application to the educational system, and the other is an educational advocate for children with disabilities....

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When it comes to the complexities of parenting a child with a disability, blogs like Dana Nieder's "Uncommon Sense" are a refreshing source of accessible, family-friendly resources. "Uncommon Sense" is first and foremost a family blog and the posts are geared toward families of children with special needs rather than...

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The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators is an 83-page ebook was created by eleven prominent bloggers, teachers, and school administrators to encourage the use of technology in the classroom. The first section of the book offers the perspective of a school administrator who discusses the control of technology...

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Authored by the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program, The Assistive Technology Daily (AT Daily) is part of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Since March of 2011, they have been following emerging technologies and providing overviews and links to more in-depth information on...

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This article begins by introducing Caden, a 6-year-old boy who has Down’s syndrome. While Caden was able to use some sign language to communicate with his parents and his aide at school, communication with peers, teachers and others was not possible until he got an iPad. The article includes a...

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