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In this session with Diana Ree-Reeder, participants learned how to use the built-in accessibility supports in their mobile devices to support struggling readers, a free screen reader, as well as how to adjust settings in three library apps: Google Play Books, Kindle App, and Libby/Overdrive so that readers can confidently...

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Many child care providers work with children who have disabilities or special needs. Each child is different, and each delay or disability will require different modifications. Child care providers should gather as much information as you can about the child and the disability, and learn about typical modifications that can...

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This website is the result of a joint project between Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI). By combining their resources and expertise, they hope to assist educators and families provide literacy experiences for children who are blind or visually impaired. The...

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This website by Pat Andrews, and is designed for Special Education teachers. It features ideas, tools, and printable materials that can aid in the teaching of autistic students, according to ability or area of learning. https://www.tinsnips.org/

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The Adaptech Research Network has developed a number of resources that may be helpful to educators and caregivers/family members alike, with an extensive database with links to free and inexpensive adaptive technology, that includes a set of demonstration videos highlighting the capabilities of some of these tools.

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This webinar with Elizabeth Barry and Tina Hanson from the PACER's Simon Technology center describes the fundamentals of AT, and how to incorporate them into your child's life to enhance learning and creativity.

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Living with a learning disability can be a source of great frustration if it’s not fully understood – especially during a child’s school-age years. These disabilities have very little to do with a child’s behavior or level of intelligence. Rather, it comes down to understanding that people who live with...

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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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