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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but it is important to note that accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help your district move beyond technical...

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Accessibility is a critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those with disabilities. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. Beyond the legal requirements, teachers...

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How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology...

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Students with disabilities can benefit greatly from having the proper technological supports, especially if they have an individualized educational plan (IEP) that requires it, including resources at school to provide supplemental learning opportunities and assistive devices. This article describes what it means to provide infrastructure that supports these needs, and...

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Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular...

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On December 28, 2016, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) at U.S. Department of Education released a set of guidance resources on the rights of students with disabilities in public charter schools under Section 504 and the Individuals with Disabilities...

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This guide, from the National Conference of State Legislatures features an interactive map of the United States where choice laws for each state and territory are presented. Other resources available include videos, publications, articles, and personal contacts for more information on charter schools and private school choice. http://www.ncsl.org/research/education/interactive-guide-to-school-choice.aspx#/...

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This presentation by Lauren Morando Rhim, Ph.D., Executive Director of National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools, provides an overview of charter schools and their responsibilities to students with disabilities. In addition, the presentation includes a summary of provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act, created in order to...

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As more parents consider charter schools as an alternative to noncharter public schools for their children with special needs, special education in charters deserves a critical look. Here, the National Center for Technology Innovation examines the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools. This includes issues related to...

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