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In an era of breakneck change and tech innovation, evaluating dyslexia in young students looks much the same today as it has in the past: A struggling reader’s parents and teachers might sit down, gather information and assess the child on their strengths and weaknesses to determine a diagnosis and...

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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The University of California, Davis, hosts events that raise awareness toward certain issues, one of them being the Disability Awareness Symposium. This Symposium is held annually in conjunction with the Accessibility Technology Fair. Some of the major issues they wish to bring to light are anxiety and accessibility. This ensures...

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Stephen Hawking said "the future is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities." But what are those possibilities, you ask? Well, as technology becomes more ubiquitous and readily available for everyone to purchase, Kirk Behnke explores some of the current and future general technology application trends that could...

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Many engineering departments, libraries, and universities are launching new initiatives to create makerspaces, physical spaces where students, faculty, and the broader community can gather and share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. In creating these innovative spaces we should apply principles of universal design to ensure the...

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This page from PE Central contains a host of resources and opportunities for professional development, including earning PD credit. There are video examples, and sources listed for obtaining adapted products, ideal for any and all physical educators who teach children with disbabilities. http://www.pecentral.org/adapted/adaptedmenu.html

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Mainstream technology tools with built-in accessibility features, and the availability of virtual reality, simulations, and augmented reality present new opportunities for students with disabilities to access and engage with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) content.

This five-part series presents ways for educational leaders to incorporate accessible technologies and...

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Intervention Central provides teachers, schools and districts with free resources to help struggling learners and implement Response to Intervention and attain the Common Core State Standards. This page includes strategies for behavior interventions, and access to other accommodation resources.

Link: http://www.interventioncentral.org/

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Modern students demand modern learning environments, which is why it’s so important for school districts to have the right tools to support education for today and tomorrow. This practical article lists some ways administrators can prepare their school for these new technologies, as these are becoming more commonplace in the...

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