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Developed to supplement the Digital Accessibility Toolkit: What Education Leaders Need to Know, use this checklist and related resources to ensure that your school or district offers accessible materials and services to meet the needs of all students.

For more information on Accessibility, read the Digital Accessibility Toolkit:...

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This brief reviews research and protocols used in 20 states to identify and support English Learners with disabilities. The document identifies key challenges, state resources, and provides a table comparing Features from the Five State Manuals on Serving English Learner Students Who May Have Learning Disabilities. https://relwest.wested.org/system/resources/218/EL_SWD_online_508.pdf?1465495109 ...

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Prepared by the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) West at WestEd, this report investigated 2 main questions: 1) What issues do previous studies raise about identifying, assessing, and supporting English learner students with learning disabilities? and 2) What procedures, including guidelines and protocols, do the 20 states with the largest populations...

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To determine the effectiveness of electronic assistive technology (EAT) to support blind students enrolled in advanced mathematics classes, researchers at Texas Tech University surveyed teachers with experience teaching/supporting Braille readers. The questionnaire allowed teachers to idenitfy devices used the most as well as their usefulness. Results indicated that 1) from...

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This report contains observations and recommendations of STEM experts that participated in the 1.5-day workshops convened in 2015 by the Department of Education in collaboration with American Institutes for Research (AIR). The document includes examples of resources that may be helpful in reaching the STEM 2026 vision as outlined by...

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This qualitative research project examined and identified essential elements of a successful STEM-support model at Landmark College. The study gathered and analyzed data about student persistence and learning in STEM. Findings indicate that 1) academic counseling is a core support - technology facilitates, not supplements, this relationship, and 2) learning...

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This PPT is part of the webinar Innovations in STEM Education: Technology to Support Students with Autism . This PPT accompanies the webinar sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Education’s Offices of Special Education Programs and STEM Initiatives.

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Dr. Maya Israel...
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To address social and physical barriers in the campus environment, which prevent students with disabilities (SWD) to achieve positive outcomes in higher education, the University of Texas-El Paso Office of Disability Services initiated a participatory action research (PAR) using PhotoVoice method. SWD gathered images representing such barriers and developed narratives...

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In this policy brief, professionals from the RAND corporation argue that identification of specific requirements and definitions of what constitutes an adequate technology architecture requires 1) Involvement of a wide variety of organizations, and 2) Consideration of the rapid pace of technology development. Get the Resource: Identifying an Adequate...

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This qualitative study investigated the educational persistence of students with disabilities participating in a STEM E-Mentoring program at a two-year college. The authors examined three aspects of the E-Mentoring program: 1) Use of virtual environments and social media settings; 2) Development of E-Mentoring relationships; and 3) Examination of persistence constructs....

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