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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but it is important to note that accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help your district move beyond technical...

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Accessibility is a critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those with disabilities. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. Beyond the legal requirements, teachers...

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Second grader Maeve Coffey of New York City has spinal muscular atrophy—and a “telepresence” bot that puts her in the classroom when she’s too sick to leave home.

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How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology...

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This webinar will focus on the differences between available accommodations in Higher education versus those offered in K-12 settings via IEP ‘s or 504 plans. With this PowerPoint as a supplement to this webinar, learn what types of documentation is required, what to ask when exploring colleges and how to...

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Every parent just wants their child to make friends, succeed, and be happy. But, for many parents of children with autism, these goals are more difficult to achieve, especially in social realms where their child may experience anxiety while trying to make connections with others. Three successful strategies for helping...

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Students with disabilities can benefit greatly from having the proper technological supports, especially if they have an individualized educational plan (IEP) that requires it, including resources at school to provide supplemental learning opportunities and assistive devices. This article describes what it means to provide infrastructure that supports these needs, and...

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Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular...

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