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School is critical for students with autism to develop academic, social, and life skills necessary for independence. At the Organization for Autism Research, their education section provides portals with resources specifically for students and teachers, as well as other resources that may be helpful, in order to bring more knowledge...

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The University of California, Davis, hosts events that raise awareness toward certain issues, one of them being the Disability Awareness Symposium. This Symposium is held annually in conjunction with the Accessibility Technology Fair. Some of the major issues they wish to bring to light are anxiety and accessibility. This ensures...

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There is seemingly no end to what technology can do. And with these new inventions, particularly Smartglasses, the new gadgets that become available help more people with disabilities and have the capacity to be used as assistive technology (AT). https://www.digitaltrends.com/wearables/esight-smart-glasses-blind-amazing/#/3

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Professor David Eagleman, a Neuroscientist at Stanford University in 2015* gave a groundbreaking TED talk explaining concepts of the brain, unlocking human perceptions, and alternative sensory input. He since has worked on developing companies using those ideas. One of those ideas is feeding sensory information to the brain, and allowing...

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Part of Virginia Commonwealth University's (VCU) Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, the VCU Autism Center for Excellence provides many resources and opportunities for professional development for parents, teachers, and administrators, particularly when working with children and students with Autism. https://vcuautismcenter.org/

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The Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute empowers early childhood educators to make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology with children from birth to age 8. This page on the site is dedicated to assistive technology (AT) and has many articles that are usefull for...

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This article from EdTech describes some of the ways Assistive Technology can help students with disabilities in the classroom, whether they struggle with attention, reading, or communication. https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2017/10/how-tech-can-help

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Great strides have been made in the past few years towards embracing the inherent challenges and discoveries made about the different degrees of autism. However, it is technology in the classroom that has propelled so many where there has never been the same capability before. These advancements are an exciting...

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Some children with autism struggle to understand social interactions, make eye contact or recognize facial expressions. So the Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for the Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people's faces. https://www.kqed.org/futureofyou/138396/google-glass-flopped-but-kids-with-autism-are-using-it-to-learn-emotions...

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Wearable computing has many forms, such as glasses, watches, smart badges, and bracelets. The potential is tremendous: hands-free, heads-up technology to reshape how work gets done, how decisions are made, and how you engage with employees, customers, and partners. This infographic from Deloitte.com accompanies this article and describes the many...

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