Funding and Acquisition

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Federal law requires school districts to consider whether a child needs assistive technology. But who covers the cost of these devices? Parents or the school district? What about Medicaid or private health insurance? Are there any other ways to make assistive technology more affordable? Education Fellow Jessica Millstone answers these...

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Finding assistive technology that works with any of your students with more involved needs can be intimidating, and expensive. Communication devices can come with astronomical price tags. What’s more nerve-wrecking than hoping that you’ve selected the right technology for a child? What about a child who needs adaptive switches, or...

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The University of Colorado and the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities have provided this page to provide information on nationwide longitudinal financial and programmatic trends in intellectual and developmental disabilities services. Established in 1982 to study the factors determining public spending for intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) services in...

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The PDF below links to a comprehensive paper on assistive technology by author Fouzia Khursheed Ahmad, published by “Transcience: a journal of global studies.” The journal publishes research that crosses geographic, disciplinary, conceptual and conventional boundaries or extends them. The article lays out challenges faced by students with disabilities in...

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This Iowa Dept. of Education AT page contains information on: Federal Regulations; State Rules; Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology (QIAT) Services; State AT Liaisons; AEA AT Contacts; Assistive Technology Consideration; Areas of Assistive Technology; Funding Sources; Frequently Asked Questions; and Resources. Per the site: AT is any device that allows...

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As mainstream technology tools have advanced to include many supports for students with disabilities, educators will be charged with maximizing the potential of these tools to serve the needs of all students. This session, Building Bridges and Breaking Down Silos: Leveraging AT and IT , presented by Alise Crossland (Center...

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This document is a very in-depth resource manual, created by the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI). It includes full chapters on most areas of classroom AT use, as well as chapters specific to hearing and vision disabilities, recreation and leisure, and ADLs....

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This PowerPoint is part of the webinar, Funding AT for K-12 . Here, Chris Gibbons discusses AT funding sources for children with and without IEPs. He provides information on third-party funding, offering specific examples and providing participants with useful resources.

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Assistive technology (AT) can change the lives of students with disabilities, helping them reach their full potential. Yet the rubber meets the road when it is time to pay for AT devices and services, and information about AT funding is often hard to find. In this important webinar, Chris Gibbons...

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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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