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This webinar presents tools and strategies to support essential work performance, such as being on time, communicating, following directions, staying organized, and completing tasks. Assistive Technology Specialists from PACER’s Simon Technology Center explore a wide range of technology including smartphone apps, wearable devices, a smart pen, and alternative computer access....

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It is important for parents to understand the “language” of assistive technology so they can be informed advocates for their child’s technology needs. The following glossary of terms can help parents learn about the kinds of assistive technologies that are available and how they can be used. (Get...

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Authors and web developers need to be aware of a myriad of parts when it comes to accessibility, particularly for students and those who use assistive technology (AT). This article shows a graphic that breaks down development from content creation to the laws that govern accessibility, particularly when it comes...

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EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) is a non-profit organization, committed to the belief that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to access information technology as everyone else. The information technology revolution combined with adaptive applications for people with disabilities provides us with the opportunity to...

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This article gives a background into AT, as well as in-depth examples of what Low, Middle, and High-Tech AT options are, and what kinds of devices/tools can be used at each level for different scholastic subjects. Includes suggestions for staff training and further research as well. https://www.ldatschool.ca/assistive-technology/ ...

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This article from the Society for Human Resource Management serves to consider low-cost accomodation options for employees with disabilities in the workplace. It describes the prevalence of peoples with disabilities in the workforce, and how providing basic accomodations can improve employee and even managerial performance. Includes additional resources for further...

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One in five Americans experiences a disability that affects their mobility, cognitive function, sensory or communication ability. Because of this, rehabilitation strategies must optimize function, reduce disability, and research this public health challenge. This link leads to an academic article from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that provides a...

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This webpage from Think College gives an overview and tools for educators to create a more inclusive environment in the world of higher education for students with intellectual disabilities. https://thinkcollege.net/think-college-learn/universal-design/universal-design-introduction

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Ron Hager explains transitioning from school to integrated employment as it relates to IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure webinar. Hager brings up the need to start transitioning sooner if the person needs more time to master...

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As states and districts across the nation increase their use of technology to support instruction and communication, the issue of accessible content for students, families, and community members with disabilities requires consideration in the decision making process. Addressing digital accessibility takes a team-based approach. In this webinar, Utah panelists...

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