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It is important for parents to understand the “language” of assistive technology so they can be informed advocates for their child’s technology needs. use this short list of terms as a quick reference for terms.

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This webinar, presented by PACER Center, gives an introduction to finding helpful resources from the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) to support families. Information covered includes topic areas, types of resources, and tips for navigating and searching the CTD website. The webinar was created as a resource for professionals...

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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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It is important for parents to understand the “language” of assistive technology so they can be informed advocates for their child’s technology needs. The following glossary of terms can help parents learn about the kinds of assistive technologies that are available and how they can be used. (Get...

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This guide discusses what it means to be an advocate and the importance of parents advocating for their children with disabilities. Topics considered include a parent's unique qualification to be their child's advocate, parent participation on the IEP team, and a parent modeling for a child's self-advocacy.

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This short handout summarizes the three federal laws that protect the rights of students with disabilities: IDEA, Section 504 and the ADA. These laws require the implementation of an education plan, either an IEP (Individualized Education Program) or a Section 504 Plan, which includes the consideration of assistive technology that...

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This handout provides a summary of federal guidelines related to communication rights for students with special needs. Assisitve technology is addressed in the context of effective communication in the school setting. Legislation discussed includes the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and Section 504...

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This handout outlines the process of considering a student's eligibility for support services under Section 504. Topics discussed include the definition of an eligible disability, considering accommodations, and creating a Section 504 plan. The flow chart creates a side-by-side comparison of the evaluation process and outcome for an Individualized Education...

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This is the Spanish version of the two-page document that helps Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams discuss and document the assistive technology needs of a child. This document was designed to be used with children from birth to three years of age. It was created for PACER Center’s Technology...

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This is the Spanish version of the two-page document that helps Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams discuss and document assistive technology needs. This resource was designed to be used with children who are three to five years old. The document was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational...

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