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New Path is a website full of networking opportunities and resources for parents of young children with disabilities. It seeks to spread information and resources regarding developmental practices and interventions that foster a child's growth in the best ways possible. This ensures that parents and families are well supported when...

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School is critical for students with autism to develop academic, social, and life skills necessary for independence. At the Organization for Autism Research, their education section provides portals with resources specifically for students and teachers, as well as other resources that may be helpful, in order to bring more knowledge...

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There is seemingly no end to what technology can do. And with these new inventions, particularly Smartglasses, the new gadgets that become available help more people with disabilities and have the capacity to be used as assistive technology (AT). https://www.digitaltrends.com/wearables/esight-smart-glasses-blind-amazing/#/3

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Part of Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, the VCU Autism Center for Excellence provides many resources and opportunities for professional development for parents, teachers, and administrators, particularly when working with children and students with Autism. https://vcuautismcenter.org/

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The Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute empowers early childhood educators to make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology with children from birth to age 8. This page on the site is dedicated to assistive technology (AT) and has many articles that are usefull for...

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Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled so many where there has never been the same capability before. These advancements are an exciting...

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Some children with autism struggle to understand social interactions, make eye contact or recognize facial expressions. So the Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for the Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people's faces. https://www.kqed.org/futureofyou/138396/google-glass-flopped-but-kids-with-autism-are-using-it-to-learn-emotions...

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Wearable computing has many forms, such as glasses, watches, smart badges, and bracelets. The potential is tremendous: hands-free, heads-up technology to reshape how work gets done, how decisions are made, and how you engage with employees, customers, and partners. This infographic from Deloitte.com accompanies this article and describes the many...

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Researching and selecting a college that fits your needs can be daunting, but that challenge can be even greater when you’re a student with disabilities. However, that doesn’t mean your options are limited. As technology has advanced, so has accessibility for all students. Maryville University has compiled a comprehensive guide...

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The average person is able to remember approximately 4 things for 10‐20 seconds unless we do something with that information. A student with working memory deficits may only be able to remember 1‐2 units of information for that period of time, and even that task may be difficult. This resource...

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