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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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From the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and written by Elsie Rao, a teacher of the visually impaired, this page provides some good insights on approaching the instruction of visually impaired students in a regular classroom. Teaching children who are braille readers is unique. With minor adjustments...

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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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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. Created in 2016, the DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment that supports the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Read how Utah’s State Board of Education (USBE) staff are increasing their capacity to meet the needs of all stakeholders by developing a systemwide digital accessibility plan through authentic engagement of stakeholders across multiple education departments. The PDF includes steps other states' boards of education should take if they face...

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The Open Standard from the London-based non-profit, WayFindr, provides guidelines for software developers and architects to make buildings easier to navegate for people with impaired vision. With this resource, venue owners can increase accessibility and therefore profitability, developers and designers can create navegation products to assist vision impaired people, and...

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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research, accompanied by several...

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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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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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