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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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Assisitve technology (AT) libraries can play an important role in learning about available tools for students, parents, and educators. This handout discusses some of the considerations for creating an AT library, such as budgeting, organizing, and upkeep. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success...

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Living with Autism in college brings unique challenges for students. This guide gives an overview of some of these challenges, and how to identify responses to these as a higher education professional.

Link: https://aspennj.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/ASDinHigherEdGuide.pdf

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Rapid changes in technology will continue to shape the future of special education services and the integration of assistive technology and instructional technology. An understanding of the shifts in the technology landscape and possible future directions for the field is imperative for state education agency leaders and local education agency...

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These modules are designed for faculty and professional development providers to use in their professional development. They include articles, video modeling, and activities to help trainers and other professionals implement assistive technology objectives to their classroom, school, or districts.

Link: http://community.fpg.unc.edu/connect-modules/resources/results/taxonomy%3A38

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NTACT is a Technical Assistance and Dissemination project, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). Its purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State VR agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising...

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Successful technology implementation does not happen overnight. The key to success starts with the planning process to identify where you are and where you want to go to accomplish your technology goals. This process is critical and requires a plan that clearly articulates a vision, short- and long-term goals, action...

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Recognizing and valuing the unique perspectives of people, identities, and points of view, and doing so in an environment where all people feel safe and respected is important to address and eliminate barriers to systems and services to individuals with disabilities. On this page are select resources compiled and/or created...

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There are plenty of reasons why a college or university should strive to make its web content as accessible as possible for its students: it’s mandated by law, it creates market opportunity, and most importantly, accessible resources make it possible for all students to participate and excel in higher education...

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The Kentucky Department of Education provides this all-inclusive document detailing the steps in the IEP development process for educators, administrators, and other educational leaders. From preparing for an IEP to progress monitoring, this document gives information on every step of the process.

Link: https://education.ky.gov/specialed/excep/forms/Documents/IEP_Guidance_Document.pdf

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