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Teachers with Apps is a group of individuals who consult and/or field test apps that are being developed for use by children who learn better with technology. Teachers and software developers who create apps for the iPad can pay a fee to Teachers with Apps to receive a consultation, or...

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In this article, Leonard V. Pisano, Ph,D., examines the integrative role of school psychologists as experts in classroom technology. As members of their school’s IEP teams, their responsibility includes the educational, emotional and social evaluation of students with disabilities. Some school psychologists have, however, developed a deep understanding of...

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“Inclusive education” is one of those terms that is widely bandied about but of which many educators and most parents do not have a strong understanding. In this article, we bring you one of the country’s leading experts on inclusion – Dr. Paula Kluth. Author of "From Tutor Scripts...

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Navigating College is written for students with ASD who are transitioning to college life. The Navigating College Handbook and the free site at www.navigatingcollege.org are projects of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN). Unlike many transition guides and advocacy handouts, Navigating College is written by individuals who have...

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The MITS Freedom Stick is a USB "thumb" drive with a large collection of public domain software intended to provide increased access for students with disabilities. The concept and contents were developed by the Regional Support Centre - Scotland North and East with some support from Mozilla. It has been...

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KinderTown is a free application for iPhone and iPad designed to help parents find the best educational software for children ages 3-6 years. KinderTown is staffed by educators and parents and every app on the KinderTown lists is reviewed by educators, parents, and children. By focusing on preschool and kindergarten...

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The videos and podcasts on AssistiveWare User Videos highlight various people with disabilities using Assistiveware products. The videos/podcasts show people across the life span engaging in meaningful occupations, and the power of assistive technologies for computer access. There are also newsletters written by those who use the AT solutions seen...

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The AIM Explorer is an Adobe Air application from CAST designed to help students with reading difficulties by incorporating digital text and tools (including text-to-speech, magnification, and highlighting) common to text readers and other reading support software. Text is presented at the student's grade level. The AIM Explorer is meant...

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"Advocating for Your School-Aged Child" is a short article that describes steps for parents to consider when advocating for their child with a disability – in particular, a learning disability. It explains your child's rights in determining eligibility for special education and related services, starting with a written request for...

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When we asked national expert, Fred Tchang, Director of Assistive Technology Services at Advancing Opportunities’ Assistive Technology Center, what advice he would offer to schools and school systems as they prepare, AT-wise, for the upcoming school year, he had a surprising reply: “I would tell them ‘Please, please, please do...

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