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This video details the many ways technology can assist a person with disabilities to live well on their own. This can be useful for students away at college, or those transitioning from school to the workforce with their own place to live. Presented by Daniel Davies and Jordan Wagner....

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Social competence is the ability to interact successfully with peers and adults in a variety of situations and environments. Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may find this to be a significant challenge. This 4-part series from the Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI) provides information on evidence-based...

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Adaptations are a way to meet the unique needs of all children, including children with disabilities and special needs. By using adaptations in your home, you can increase your child’s independent participation and learning in everyday childhood routines and activities. Rather than “fixing” a child’s skill deficit, the goal is...

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Michael Macione, an Educational Audiologist, composed this article to provide some tips for parents of children who are hard of hearing or have another hearing disability. Educational Audiologists conduct evaluations specifically for students in school who are having hearing issues. This guide has information on some of the things to...

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Social media is an important tool that can be leveraged to help families acquire needed assistive technology (AT) for their children. This handout discusses ways to use social media to reach out to one's community to "crowdfund" when other resources are not available to pay for a needed support. This...

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Finding the funds to acquire needed assistive technology (AT) is often a primary concern for families and educators. There may be alternative ways to find AT through a reuse program. This handout discusses programs for acquiring AT that involve refurbishing, loans, and device exchange. This resource was created for PACER...

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This page from the Going to College website helps young adults learn about and prepare for their college lives. It gives guidance on the steps a student should take when planning for college, from their high school "To Do List" to choosing which college to go to. This easy-to-navigate...

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It is important that assistive technology (AT) is both considered and documented for children with an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP). This handout provides guidelines for families, educators, and administrators on the essential process of considering and documenting AT. This resource was created for...

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Assisitve technology (AT) libraries can play an important role in learning about available tools for students, parents, and educators. This handout discusses some of the considerations for creating an AT library, such as budgeting, organizing, and upkeep. This resource was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational Success...

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The Ohio Association of County Boards of Developmental Disabilities (OACB) has produced, in partnership with families and practitioners in Ohio, a video series about the use of technology with evidence based early intervention. These eight videos illustrate how video, video conferencing, and related technologies can improve access to, and the...

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