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ATMac is a website that provides helpful information about all Apple products for users with disability, chronic illness, or other impairments. It includes information on all types of assistive technology, like wearable devices, speech-to-text, AAC, and home automation features.

Link: http://atmac.org/

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This blog has information and reviews on new and useful technology products to use in the classroom; particularly, tools that are useful for reading, writing, and mind mapping. The products reviewed are helpful with notetaking and collaboration between students and teachers.

Link: http://assistivetek.blogspot.com/2017/

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Maccessibility is devoted to connecting, compiling, and providing easy access to the best resources for blind, visually impaired, and other disability groups using Apple products. The site includes publications and podcast recordings that discuss the accessibility of apple products for these people with disabilites.

Link: http://maccessibility.net/ ...

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Speak for Yourself (SfY) is an Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) application that was created by speech-language pathologists. This AAC app turns the iPad into a communication device. It gives a voice to adults and children who are not able to speak or are limited in their ability to express...

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This video is part of the Quick Takes series created by the team at CTD. The video introduces the topic of executive function, describes executive functioning skills and gives an overview of wearable technology options to support executive function.

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CTD created the Quick Takes video series to provide content-rich information on assistive technology topics in a short format video. This video provides an outline of seven possible resources, descriptions, and links for executive function apps for mobile devices.

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This article is directed toward those with disabilities who are entering the workforce by introducing Employment First, a concept in advocacy that emphasizes equal work for equal pay for those with disabilities. As young adults, it is important to become familiar with these concepts, as they are essential to self-advocacy...

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This page serves as a kind of search engine for parents, family members, or disability professionals to find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities within their state. This also provides information on...

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This toolkit, created by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, is designed to help you access communication evaluations and tools for effective communication for people with communication-related developmental disabilities. These may include autism, apraxia, cerebral palsy, and other developmental disabilities that affect communication.

Link: https://odpc.ucsf.edu/communications-paper

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Although employment outcomes for individuals with disabilities still lag behind those compared to individuals without disabilities, it is clear that enormous barriers to employment are being overcome. It is far more common now to see students and young adults with disabilities in a wide range of jobs throughout the community...

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