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The National Aphasia Association has created a page with suggestions of assistive technology (AT) devices that can address the various symptoms of Aphasia. These include mid- to high-tech devices.

Link: https://www.aphasia.org/aphasia-resources/aphasia-assistive-technology/

For information on Aphasia, visit: https://www.aphasia.org/aphasia-definitions/

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Written expression requires students to produce text in a way that requires coordination of a range of processes, including the physical aspect of forming letters, the cognitive and linguistic act of organizing the message in a way that best represents their ideas, and an awareness of the social components of...

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This page from the Protection & Advocacy System for South Carolina has fact sheets on nearly every aspect of special education and students with disabilities. It includes explanations of laws and policies related to special education, least restrictive environment, transition, evaluation and more.

Link: https://www.pandasc.org/resources/education/

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This article provides a number of strategies for teachers who work with learning-disabled and/or Gifted students, from accommodations to low- to mid-tech assistive technology (AT)*. Along with advice for teachers, it provides guidelines for parents of these students as well, with tips on advocacy and finding tools and support....

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The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education has created a guide for parents when beginning a collaboration with a Special Education advocate. This includes what an educational advocate is, questions to ask your advocate, what makes a good advocate, and suggestions for additional resources to look for information....

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Watch this short video to see Greg Blackman, VP at Eye Can See, Inc., show us the ElBraille notetaker & the Focus 40 Braille Display. These are portable braille devices designed for users who are blind.

This video is produced by the Indiana Assistive Technology Act (INDATA) Project, a...

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This is a brief article comparing two video messenger apps: Marco Polo and Glide. Because they incorporate video into the messaging, they are sometimes called "video walkie-talkies" and are also considered “deaf friendly” messenger apps.

Read the article here: https://pahapps.wordpress.com/2017/11/09/glide-vs-marco-polo/ .

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Millions of amputees worldwide live with the loss of a limb, especially in developing countries that don’t often have access to expensive prosthetics. The most common is hand or arm loss. Robotic prosthetics are cripplingly expensive (e.g., well over $75,000), clunky and heavy, and can take months to obtain –...

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There are several games that can be played by people with a physical disability. These can be categorized as: (a) games not specifically designed to be accessible (mainstream video games); and (b) games specifically designed to be accessible (one switch games). This brief article has a number of useful links...

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Games mean a lot to many people. For those with disabilities, it means being able to feel involved in something fun and rewarding. Because many children and adults alike miss out on the benefits of gaming because of a disability, this article explains games and organizations focused on supporting gamers...

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