Technology Tools

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This resource guide focuses on breadth of information, including basic information on assistive technology solutions for classroom areas including Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Social Studies, Computer Access, Orientation & Mobility, Art, Music, and Physical Education. The document also includes information on Agencies, Organizations, and Vendors that provide assistive technology....

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Accessibility is critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunities for all students, particularly those with disabilities. In this presentation, Digital Accessibility: What Education Leaders Need to Know , Tracy Gray, Ph.D. (Center on Technology and Disability) and Jose Blackorby, Ph.D., (CAST) address the following...

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This meta-analysis looks at the effects of Augmentative and Alternative Communication on speech production in people with a variety of developmental disabilities. From the results section: "the majority ...[of the subjects]... demonstrated gains in speech."

Link: https://jslhr.pubs.asha.org/article.aspx?articleid=1767605

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Millar, D. C., Light, J. C.,...

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This 2014 research paper addresses the question of whether Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices improve expressive language (specifically speech) in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The conclusions were: "Minimally verbal school-aged children can make significant and rapid gains in spoken spontaneous language with a novel, blended intervention...

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The Family Media Plan from the American Academy of Pediatrics and HealthyChildren.org helps families set up specific limits for media use. The step-by-step site includes specific aspects of media use to discuss and set with families, such as: Device Free Times, Device Free Zones, Device Curfew, Diversify Your Media, Safety,...

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This collection of accessibility resources are designed to support state and local education agency (SEA and LEA) leaders in building state and district capacity. Feel free to use, share, and repurpose these materials for planning meetings, trainings, and other professional development activities.

Become an Accessibility Hero! (video)...
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Administrators have an important role in leading staff in considering, documenting, and implementing assistive technology (AT). This handout provides recommendations for administrators to guide the AT consideration process. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success (TIKES) project.

Link: http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes...

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In this presentation, Heather Feldner, Ph.D. in Disability Studies, talks about Go Baby Go, a technology hacking initiative developed at the University of Delaware, and her investigation on family and child experiences with technology design.

Heather Feldner | Go Baby Go: Technology, Hacking, and Child/Family...

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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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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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