Early Childhood

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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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This document is an expanded version of the two-page Child-Centered Assistive Technology (AT) Plan for Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams. The document provides questions, structures the evaluation process, and helps to organize a plan as an IFSP team works through the process of evaluating the use of assistive technology...
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This document is an expanded version of the two-page Child-Centered Assistive Technology (AT) Plan for Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams. The document provides questions, structures the evaluation process, and helps to organize a plan as an IEP team works through the process of evaluating the use of assistive technology for...
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This easy to use two-page document helps Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) teams discuss and document the assistive technology needs of a child. This document was designed to be used with children from birth to three years of age. It was created for PACER Center’s Technology to Improve Kids’ Educational...

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