Early Childhood

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The last panel discussion of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , this presentation focused on the importance of participation for the development of skills in everyday activities and the role of parents as the primary source of guidance in the use of assistive technology.

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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood , the Research to Practice Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: 1) Early Intervention and Technology in Massachussetts- current and historical perspective; 2) Assistive Technology- Research to Practice Bridge; and 3) Teaching the Swipe Generation.

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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , the Research Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: 1) Use of Mobile Media Devices- Benefits and Challenges, 2) Screen time & accessibility issues in Early Childhood, and 3) Effectiveness of digital stories and use of robotics to address the...

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The Technology Solutions for Early Childhood...The Future is NOW Symposium brought together thought leaders, researchers and practitioners in early childhood development and assistive technology (AT). Participants learned about evidence-based practices, current research, and ways in which families are successfully using technology to support the developmental and learning needs...

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes an increased focus on technology-related requirements to achieve educational outcomes and opportunities for all students. This document is a summary of the technology-related opportunities and terms within ESSA and their implications for students with disabilities (SWDs). It includes a variety of resources to...

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To better understand parents' attitudes, beliefs, and concerns about technology use by children under 6, the Erikson Institute surveyed 1,000 parents across the Nation (mothers- 58%, Latino-23%, African American-13%, married or living with a partner-84%, employed FT/PT-68%). Results indicate that 90% of the parents surveyed use smartphones; 85% watch television;...

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This practice brief reports on pilot study initiated by the Infant & Early Childhood Program of the Junior Blind of America. The investigation compared the effectiveness of the iPad and the Light Box to teach visually impaired children to work on functional vision tasks (.i.e. strengthen or initiate visual engagement,...

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The goal of this policy brief is three-fold: 1) Provide guiding principles for early educators (including those in home settings), early learning programs, schools, and families on the use of technology by young children to support them in making informed choices for all children; 2) Inform the public, families, and...

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In this video, Laurenne Simms, Ph.D. professor at the Department of Education, Gallaudet University, examines recommended practices to support early development of strong language foundation for children who are deaf/hard of hearing.

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Developed by the PACER Center's "Technology to Improve Kids's Educational Success" (TIKES) program, this set of 4 videos introduces early childhood professionals to Assistive Technology (AT). The videos illustrate how AT can be used to help children (Birth-5) grow by using technology to bridge developmental and achievement gaps.

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