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This is the Spanish version of a resource that provides parents with three steps to start exploring and using appropriate assistive technology for their young child. Tips offered include finding professionals with assistive technology expertise, asking productive questions, and trying different assistive technology options. Also highlighted are the different assistive...

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This is the Spanish version of a guide that provides parents with common examples of assistive technology that help young children with important skills. A definition of assistive technology introduces parents to the wide range of assistive technology options, from simple homemade solutions to sophisticated electronic devices. Skill areas highlighted...

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This is the Spanish version of a guide to help parents evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it is beneficial to their child’s skill development. Parents are taught five factors to observe as their child is trying new assistive technology: The quality of their child’s improvement, differences in...

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The PACER Center offers a wide range of publications on this page, free to download. Topics include Accessible Instructional Materials, DIY Assistive Technology, Accomodations Checklists, and inexpensive communication devices. Some documents are available in a variety of languages. PACER Assistive Technology Publications

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This resource is a handout from a national presentation on new trends in assistive technology for young children. Topics covered include a diverse range of products, people, and potentials never before seen in the field. The presentation was given at the 2017 National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute in Chapel Hill,...

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For very young children, ordinary or simple items used in new and creative ways are transformed into AT that can expand opportunities for participation in everyday early childhood and family activities. Learn about how to discover your potential for providing AT to young children. This PowerPoint slideshow is from a...

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This guide offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely to find things that will work well for their...

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This resource helps families to get teens and young adults involved in learning about and selecting assistive technology. An important goal for older students is to understand the areas in which technology can support them in their educational and employment goals. This enables students to advocate for themselves, and to...

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This article offers insight into how combining healthy study habits with technology can help a college student to focus and manage their time. Assistive technology is discussed that can help support motivation, minimize distractions, improve time awareness, and address procrastination. This resource also addresses setting goals, developing good study habits,...

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This resource offers a brief overview of ways to develop healthy habits for success as a college student. Topics addressed include time management, focus and concentration, and healthy sleep habits. The article promotes taking a proactive approach to looking at one's study habits and individual needs. Strategies are offered for...

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