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AAC Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to effective AAC tools and promoting the AAC goal - optimal communication and maximum potential, the AAC Rules of Commitment, and evidence-based clinical practices for AAC worldwide. The AAC Institute website provides AAC tools (costs vary), research information, advocacy tips,...

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VStreet is a program designed to teach life and social skills to teens in transition. Originally developed for at-risk youth, research has shown that this tool has proven to be effective in teaching young adults many of the life skills they will need when leaving the supportive environment of homes/agencies,...

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Published by the Virginia Department of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Center, this article gives students tips on how to plan for a successful transition to college. Transitioning to college is a difficult process for any high school graduate but for a student who requires assistive technology due to some...

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Tips for College Success by Nigel the Fox is a booklet published by CAST which includes tips on how to succeed in college. It is a fun, cartoon-like way to get some valuable tips for students transitioning to college. There are 12 tips from meeting the professor before class starts...

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Cheryl Lepard of AccessAbility Services, and Linda Petty from the University of Toronto Scarborough, draw the correlation between good time management and organization skills, and greater postsecondary academic success. They describe several strategies and technologies to help students develop these skills, and lists several reasons to begin developing students’ self-determination...

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NantMobile Money Reader a free app by IPPLEX, for the iphone that instantly recognizes currency and speaks the denomination, enabling people experiencing visual impairments or blindness to quickly and easily identify and count bills. No internet connection is required for the scanning to take place, which means it can be...

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The James Nuttall Blog is presented from a first-person perspective as someone who benefits daily from assistive technology. It focuses primarily on electronic reading devices and advocacy, particularly in schools. Dr. Nutall worked at the State of Michigan Department of Education for 30 years, and had a variety of...

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Maintained by Marianne Wartoft, Educational Freeware lists and reviews high-quality free educational software and websites, in her words "mostly for kids, but also for grown-ups." The website has a huge selection of web-based software and downloadable Windows software for you to try. The reference section includes links to websites that...

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Camera Mouse was developed by Professor James Gips (Boston College) and Professor Margrit Betke (formerly of Boston College and now with Boston University) to allow people with disabilities to operate the computer with their head movements. This is available as a free download from their website. All you need are...

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Autism After 16 is an excellent website for individuals with ASD and their families. The website focuses on adults with autism and offers analysis, commentary, and related information geared toward transition issues, life skills (videos), health and wellness, postsecondary education, employment, financial issues, housing, community life, arts, and research. Autism...

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