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A study conducted by Gabrielle Young, PhD, on the basics of assistive technology and its impacts on students with disabilities. The author explores different types of AT , from low tech to high tech, and how they can help students with different learning disabilities succeed in the classroom. She...

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Windows has provided new accessibility features in their latest update late 2017 (Windows 10). Windows has considered those who rely on assistive technology for the improvements on the software. These developments include vision, hearing, physical, and cognitive improvements that people with disabilities are able to benefit from. Learn more on...

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Why is writing so hard? If you think about it, written expression requires motor planning, social thinking, organizational skills, spelling, grammar and punctuation to all dance together simultaneously. If any one of these factors gets left out or is weak, the result is a poor writing sample. We also know...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. As students shift into their tween, teen, and young adult years, they experience increasingly complex social situations and academic curricula that require more nuanced social understanding, fine-tuned critical thinking, a higher level...

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Social Thinking is a company that provides socialization products for people with sensory disabilities like autism or aspergers. Their products can be used together for a specific age group to teach and motivate kids to improve their social competencies in a fun and engaging manner. In this Social Thinking webinar,...

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An estimated 56.7 million people in the United States, or 19%-20% of the population have a disability. Staying active while living with a disability can help you strengthen your heart, build strong muscles and bones, improve coordination, and make you feel better about yourself. For those with disabilities, there are...

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When trying to make our sport activities more inclusive often the focus is placed on fitting people with different needs and abilities into regular or standard activities. Modifying or adapting sport activities to meet the needs, skills and abilities of participants can be a simple way for programs to be...

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More than 4 million Americans reported having learning disabilities in the 2010 census, and yet only 24 percent of young adults with the diagnosis inform their college or university about their special needs. Understanding learning disabilities and eliminating the stigma surrounding them is necessary for students to achieve success in...

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You can easily enable accessibility features on computers and mobile devices with a few clicks of the mouse. Every major computer and mobile platform has simple how to’s to be able to enable these features, and this article contains a compilation of those instructional pages to show you how. ...

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Does your assistive technology "work"? That is, does it give you the results you want? Assistive technology (AT) is more than just the tangible devices and software -- it's also the proper selection, training, application strategies, and technical support necessary to produce results. If your technology tools fall short of...

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