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In this video, an assistive technology specialist from PACER Center answers a question about helping teens read the more complex text you might find in high school and college and offers assistive technology as a solution. Three strategies are offered to help get teens ready for the rigor of college-level...

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In this video, an assistive technology specialist from PACER Center answers a question about helping teens be more independent with their work and offers assistive technology as a solution. Three strategies are offered to help get you started with helping your child be independent in high school and beyond....

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This guide provides parents a brief overview of the ways assistive technology can help grow their child’s independence. Topics covered include: examples of assistive technology for managing schoolwork, reading and writing, and focus and time management, as well as helpful strategies for encouraging their child’s independence.

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This guide can help your child with a learning disability take important steps towards independence for high school, postsecondary education, and employment. Topics covered include: setting priorities and goals, working with your child’s IEP team, and exploring assistive technology.

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This guide provides parents with common examples of assistive technology that help young children with important skills. A definition of assistive technology is offered to introduce parents to the wide range of assistive technology options, from simple homemade solutions, to sophisticated electronic devices. Skill areas highlighted include: daily routines and...

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This guide helps parents objectively evaluate and trial assistive technology to determine if it is beneficial to their child’s skills development. Parents are taught the top five factors to observe as their child is trying new assistive technology, those factors being: the quality of their child’s improvement, differences in the...

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This two page guide introduces parents to what assistive technology is and gives a brief overview of the skills assistive technology can help young children develop. Skills detailed include: daily routines and activities, social skills and behavior, sensory, fine motor skills, literacy skills, communication, and computer access. Tips are also...

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This document introduces parents to the importance of having high expectations for their young child with a disability and provides tips on how to encourage this belief in others. Also highlighted are the different ways that assistive technology expands opportunities for children with disabilities, and what this means to a...

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This document 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 technology resources available to parents through their...

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This document helps administrators direct their teams to increase assistive technology (AT) use amongst young children. Advice for documenting AT in the IFSP/IEP, providing access to AT, clarifying the funding process and more is offered. Created for PACER Center's Technology to Improve Kids' Educational Success (TIKES) project. http://www.pacer.org/stc/tikes/...

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