State & Local Education Agencies

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All 50 states have issued regulations for the identification of SLDs (Specific Learning Disabilities). Furthermore, states must allow (but not necessarily require) the use of “a process based on the child’s response to scientific, research-based intervention”—commonly known as Response to Intervention (or RTI). States may also allow the use of...

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In this Presentation from the webinar, AT & IT: Breaking Down Silos to Create Collaboration , Mary Shannon Marcella and Rhianon Gutierrez discuss the benefits of collaboration between instructional technology and assistive technology specialists, for professionals as well as their students.

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What does it mean for instructional technology specialists and assistive technology specialists to truly collaborate with one another? In this session, Rhianon Gutierrez and Mary Marcella shared thier experience implementing this model, addressed the benefits of such a partnership and how it is beneficial for student learning and professional collaborations....

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This publication provides a definition of assistive technology, a brief overview of basic special education requirements related to assistive technology and answers commonly asked questions regarding assistive technology for students in special education programs.

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While it might make things more challenging, a disability shouldn’t stand in the way of getting a college degree. These days, it’s easier than ever for special needs students to find the help they need, as more and more institutions work to understand their disabilities. This article lists some of...

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A literature review discusses how teacher knowledge of assistive technology significantly impacts student success with assistive technology and that many teachers enter the field feeling unprepared to implement these technologies with students. This article explores one university’s process in setting up an assistive technology laboratory for students to explore. Such...

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Current smartphone accessibility for people with visual impairments relies largely on screen readers and voice commands. However, voice commands and screen readers are often not ideal because users with visual impair- ments rely mostly on hearing ambient sound from the environment for their safety in mobile situations. Recent research has...

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but it is important to note that accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help your district move beyond technical...

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Accessibility is a critical to leverage the power of technology and provide equal educational opportunity for all students, particularly those with disabilities. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. Beyond the legal requirements, teachers...

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How can districts use personalized learning to maximize the implementation of education and assistive technology to support all students, including students with disabilities? Learn how Pelham School District leadership integrated technology, implemented a new approach to professional learning, and built on the principles of UDL and use of accessible technology...

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