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This webinar with PACER's Tara Bruss and Sarah Giffen-Hunter is the last in a 3-part series, and covers strategies for boosting one’s focus. Managing one’s focus and attention can be challenging for students of all ages, and yet often crucial for academic success. Topics discussed include timers that support focus,...

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This webinar is the second of a 3-part series focusing on study skills by CTD and the PACER Center. Learning for students can be enhanced with tools that engage them with information in a multisensory manner, a combination of 2 or more senses such as visual, auditory, vestibular (movement), or...

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These Special Needs Factsheets from KidsHealth, part of the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, explain the basics about health conditions that can affect learning in the classroom, and offer quick tips on teaching strategies to help students succeed in school. There are also pages that explain IEP and...

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Families of children with disabilities may struggle to get services for their children in schools and the medical system. They may not know how to get their child evaluated, that there may be free or low-cost services, or that there are organizations that can provide them with information and support....

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New developments in augmented reality can seem extraordinary to anyone new to the field. Craig Smith, an autism educator and advocate based in Australia, writes about new possibilities for educators working with people with autism to provide new assistive technology opportunities to them. Some of his listed possibilities include providing...

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This article describes assistive technologies that can be introduced to children with dyslexia or other disability which would cause reading difficulties. The technologies listed can help with word recognition, fluency, or comprehension. https://literacyworldwide.org/blog/literacy-daily/2016/04/15/

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Navigating the complex process of paying for college raises a ton of questions for most students. Those questions can pile up even more quickly for a student with a disability. The good news: 88 percent of postsecondary institutions and nearly 100 percent of public two- and four-year schools report enrolling...

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When it comes to technology that really changes people’s lives, very little compares to tech that’s designed to help disabled people lead fuller, more active, more independent, or simply more dignified lives. Thanks to advances in robotics, materials engineering, artificial intelligence, and a broad range of other things, assistive tech...

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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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