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Our students are living in a time of innovation that is transforming how they learn, play, work, and interact with the world. But transformative change cannot be exclusionary; as educators embrace innovation they must ensure new technologies are accessible. In this summit you will learn requirements for...

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The last decade has seen an explosion in the advancement of educational technology tools and accessibility features that support universally designed learning experiences and instruction that meets the needs of diverse learners and students with disabilities. However, in order to achieve the goal of transforming the educational experience through the...

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) stipulates that school children be educated in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). This means that, to the extent possible, they will be educated with their non-disabled peers, and school systems will provide additional supports and modifications to make this happen. This is the...

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Stetson and Associates provide high-quality learning products and programs for educators. These include paid services like consultation and online learning, a blog, and additional free electronic resources, to bring academic excellence to students through their administration. Topic areas for research include differentiated instruction, inclusion, and professional collaboration. This is a...

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The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) lists here its recommendations to the National Education Technology Plan with the Technical Working Group (an ad hoc group of experts on a particular topic who work together on specific goals). Technology is a driving force that will shape the future of our nation...

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TCEA (Texas Computer Education Association) is a global, nonprofit, member-based organization supporting the use of technology in education. It caters primarily to educators in the field, and has resources for professional development, as well as other resources, such as their blog, for further research. https://www.tcea.org/

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The DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) Center is dedicated to empowering people with disabilities through technology and education. It promotes awareness and accessibility—in both the classroom and the workplace—to maximize the potential of individuals with disabilities and make communities more vibrant, diverse, and inclusive. Resources such as articles are...

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The CTA Foundation is a public, national foundation affiliated with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The CTA foundation’s mission is to link seniors and people with disabilities with technology to enhance their lives, and to assist innovative nonprofits to make a difference.

The foundation’s grants strategically support programs that...

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All 50 states have issued regulations for the identification of SLDs (Specific Learning Disabilities). Furthermore, states must allow (but not necessarily require) the use of “a process based on the child’s response to scientific, research-based intervention”—commonly known as Response to Intervention (or RTI). States may also allow the use of...

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This publication provides a definition of assistive technology, a brief overview of basic special education requirements related to assistive technology and answers commonly asked questions regarding assistive technology for students in special education programs.

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