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Communication Matters is a UK-based organization specializing in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) resources, training, and research. Based in Edinburgh, Scotland, Communication Matters offers several free resources to families and AAC professionals. The "Focus On . . ." booklet series is free to download (PDF) and includes several small leaflets...

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When it comes to the complexities of parenting a child with a disability, blogs like Dana Nieder's "Uncommon Sense" are a refreshing source of accessible, family-friendly resources. "Uncommon Sense" is first and foremost a family blog and the posts are geared toward families of children with special needs rather than...

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The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators is an 83-page ebook was created by eleven prominent bloggers, teachers, and school administrators to encourage the use of technology in the classroom. The first section of the book offers the perspective of a school administrator who discusses the control of technology...

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Authored by the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program, The Assistive Technology Daily (AT Daily) is part of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Since March of 2011, they have been following emerging technologies and providing overviews and links to more in-depth information on...

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This article begins by introducing Caden, a 6-year-old boy who has Down’s syndrome. While Caden was able to use some sign language to communicate with his parents and his aide at school, communication with peers, teachers and others was not possible until he got an iPad. The article includes a...

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Teachers with Apps is a group of individuals who consult and/or field test apps that are being developed for use by children who learn better with technology. Teachers and software developers who create apps for the iPad can pay a fee to Teachers with Apps to receive a consultation, or...

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In this article, Leonard V. Pisano, Ph,D., examines the integrative role of school psychologists as experts in classroom technology. As members of their school’s IEP teams, their responsibility includes the educational, emotional and social evaluation of students with disabilities. Some school psychologists have, however, developed a deep understanding of...

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“Inclusive education” is one of those terms that is widely bandied about but of which many educators and most parents do not have a strong understanding. In this article, we bring you one of the country’s leading experts on inclusion – Dr. Paula Kluth. Author of "From Tutor Scripts...

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Artificial intelligence (AI), the ability of a machine to imitate purposeful human behavior, has long captured our imagination. Since the 1970’s, computer scientists have made significant progress in applying AI research to a broad range of challenges. In this edition of FCTD’s Technology Voices, Dr. McCoy, University of Delaware,...

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This article features an interview with Dr. Robert Stodden, Director of the University of Hawaii-Manoa’s Center on Disability Studies. For more than 20 years Dr. Stodden and his col­leagues conducted re­search on the effectiveness of classroom technology in helping students with dis­abilities access the general K-12 curriculum. Recently, he...

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