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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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When it comes to assistive technology in the classroom, Ellen Engstrom has seen it all, or at least quite a bit of it. In recent years, she has devoted herself to teaching what she’s learned to a new generation of teachers. She shares her “lessons learned” with readers. We think...

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In the past, notes long-time AT expert Russ Holland, “We said that the purpose of assistive technology was to place band-aids on mainstream technology to make it work.” Now, he says, “companies need to make accessibility part of the design parameters for all products.” Mr. Holland, co-founder of Adirondack AccessAbility...

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This interview will be of particular interest to those who work with children and youth with blindness and vision impairments, or are interested in leading-edge research and the adaptation of consumer technologies to enhance the lives of those with sensory impairments. The insights and research results of Dr. Lotfi Merabet,...

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The accessWireless website is a wonderful resource to help seniors and people with disabilities discover the best cell phones for their daily lives. CTIA has created an accessible website with plenty of information about cell phones, manufacturers, wireless carriers, and essential how-to guides. The site explains many of the features...

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Supporting Success for Kids with Hearing Loss is a resource for parents and professionals who work with children with hearing loss. The site is divided into discrete sections for parents and professionals. Each section has resources related to both Early Intervention and school-age children, and includes links to online articles...

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Sock Puppets App is a terrific free app that can be used to teach listening and conversational skills. You can choose two puppets to help learn turn-taking skills or conversational interactions. This could also help students who are not literate express themselves on Facebook or YouTube. First, pick one or...

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This research paper defines and describes the use of audio-supported reading (ASR) to access text for students who are visually impaired or blind. ASR is described as a tool for integrating multiple pedagogies and teaching the skill sets most blind or visually impaired students will need to gain literacy. The...

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