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To help students in special education settings, it is imperative for educators and parents to collaborate. Two minds are better than one, and in order to stay in tune with the child’s needs and overcome barriers to learning, all parties are critical. Paired with an educational team that has training...

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For several years now, many companies that design and sell assistive devices have ditched the medical model in favor of a more social approach and are more concerned about the wants and needs of consumers with disabilities. This, as well as innovations in technology, have started new trends in the...

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Getting to know your Speech-Language Pathologist is a video made by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). It provides an overview into what SLPs do, and how they can support your child throughout their time at school, including incorporating Assistive Technology into their intervention strategy.

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The Education section of the Asperger/Autism Network includes many different resources targeted toward educators, parents, and the students themselves throughout their Elementary School, Middle School, and High School years. There are guides, videos, and other materials to inform and support those on the spectrum to manage their struggles and succeed...

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Ability Tools Weekly is a blog from Ability Tools, a federally funded project which provides tools and resources that help increase independence, and improve personal productivity of people with disabilities. There are news stories and guest writers to bring the latest in the AT world to light. http://abilitytools.org/blog/...

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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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