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Hearing is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon. People show varying degrees of hearing at varying frequencies in both ears. Assistive Listening Systems (ALSs) can help with this. Essentially they are amplifiers that bring sound directly into the ear. This article is written from the perspective that ALSs can benefit many hearing...

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This official Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities by the U.S. Department of Education gives information to parents and teachers about transition programs and services, rights under IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act, preparing for adult life, and postsecondary options.

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The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. Their website includes a wealth of resources, covering subjects relating to education, employment, family, and other matters of transition for...

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This blog centers around a 24-year-old man, Nick, who has down syndrome and autism. Written by his mother, Teresa, it details the topics surrounding living with these conditions, including schooling tips and assistive technologies (AT) that can help in everyday life.

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Parenting a child or children with special needs can be a struggle, but can also be incredibly emotionally rewarding. This “handbook” offers resources for parents at every stage of the journey of caring for their special needs children. From learning more about special needs to picking a school, planning a...

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Disability Rights California (DRC) is the largest advocacy rights group in the nation. One publication on their website is Special Education Rights and Responsibilities (SERR), which provides a wide range of information on the rights and responsibilities of children with disabilities and their parents or teachers, regarding their education. This...

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A high-quality evaluation provides you with a picture of how your child performs over time, in a variety of settings, with different people, and under different circumstances. Results give information to plan for instructional and behavioral needs, such as special education services. This article lists the basics of an evaluation...

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Cerebral Palsy Guidance has many pages with information on how to navigate the world with a child who has cerebral palsy, including transition to adulthood, assistive technology (AT), and exploring college. This page gives advice on the steps to take when exploring college options, as well as a list of...

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eParent.com is an online multi-media company dedicated to being the ultimate resource for everything related to the special needs community. Providing practical advice, emotional support, current trending news and educational information to empower caregivers and families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs, through blogs, publications, and...

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This website has autism spectrum resources and teaching materials, for parents, teachers, and AT specialists alike. These support the social, academic and communicative development of children on the autism spectrum through Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior interventions. The technology section of their blog has apps and advice when...

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