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The transition to college is ripe with changes. Primary among these are differences in the disability services systems for students with ADHD and LD. High school plans don’t carry over, and accommodations don’t happen unless the student initiates the process themself. The support services at college may be quite different...

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There are many tools that are out there that directly help the working population with disabilities. This article describes specific tools that can be useful, according to disability. https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/technology/pages/new-assistive-technologies-aid-employees-with-disabilities.aspx

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Mobile devices have become incredibly popular for their ability to weave modern conveniences such as internet access and social networking into the fabric of daily life. For people with disabilities, however, these devices have the potential to unlock unprecedented new possibilities for communication, navigation and independence. Includes video tutorials for...

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This webinar presents tools and strategies to support essential work performance, such as being on time, communicating, following directions, staying organized, and completing tasks. Assistive Technology Specialists from PACER’s Simon Technology Center explore a wide range of technology including smartphone apps, wearable devices, a smart pen, and alternative computer access....

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The Ten Sigma Transition Tuesday YouTube channel consists of over 60 videos includes information on: Writing compliant postsecondary goals, introducing Transition to students, helping students to explore options, self advocacy skills, progress monitoring, and performance assessments. More information can be found on their website at: http://transitiontuesday.org/ ...

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Electronic aids to daily living (EADL's), also known as ECU (Environmental Control Unit) are a means to interact and manipulate one or more electronic appliance as: a television, radio, CD player, lights, and fan etc. This is accomplished using voice activation, switch access, a computer interface, and adaptations such as...

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From the INDATAProject, Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, shows us an app called Bewarned app, which is a platform app for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. This app has 4 features: Sound Monitor, Connect, Dance, and Emergency Call.

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The U.S. Department of Labor provides a wealth of resources pertaining to peoples with disabilities, policy, and the workplace. Specifically, ODEP works to increase the hiring, job success, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology and universal design. This homepage provides...

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This article describes the types of Assistive Technology that is available for the deaf and hard of hearing (HOH) community, specifically regarding cell phones. There are plans, different phones, and other devices for phones that make them more user-friendly for those who require different types of cellular technology. ...

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This article discusses the aspects of Telecare, a monitoring system for those with disabilities, that enables disabled persons to communicate with and receive services from healthcare providers, to maintain privacy while having support for social and health needs delivered through technology, and ensuring that people with a disability are able...

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