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This toolkit from the California Charter Schools Association is the result of a 2016 statewide qualitative study of innovative and exceptional special education programs and practices across the California charter school movement. The final published report detailed findings with examples of successful practices grounded in current research and accompanied by...

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Alternate assessment professional development materials provided by the University of North Carolina’s Allied Health Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. The page contains an alternate assessment system based on the development of learning maps, which include both traditional learning progressions and the multiple, alternate routes that students with significant intellectual...

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The information contained within this guide is designed to provide comprehensive guidance for educators, parents, advocates, and agency personnel regarding the delivery of assistive technology services for students with disabilities. The intent is to help ensure consistent policies and practices among school districts and to provide stakeholders with a clear...

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California State University, Northridge (CSUN) – through the Tseng College – offers two master’s degrees in assistive technology (AT): one centered on the development of devices and software and the other centered on the human-services aspects of the field. CSUN also offers an advanced professional development certificate program in Assistive...

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Assistive technology interventions can support access to and participation in everyday learning opportunities for children with disabilities. Using multiple formats (video, approach frameworks, text, and supplementary resources), visitors can learn about the purpose, use and potential benefits of assistive technology interventions when working with young children. This module (#5), brought...

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Welcome to the SEA and LEA Conference Resource page. Here you will find links to this year's presentations delivered by the CTD SEA and LEA Technical Assistance Team, led by American Institutes for Research.

32nd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - Digital Accessibility: What Education Leaders Need to...
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Accessibility and Accommodations: Addressing Challenges with Technology-Based State Assessments , presented by Kristin Ruedel, Ph.D. (Center on Technology and Disability) and Martha Thurlow Ph.D. (National Center on Educational Outcomes), will highlight challenges that states and districts have experienced in providing student accommodations when implementing technology-based assessments. Participants will learn...

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As mainstream technology tools have advanced to include many supports for students with disabilities, educators will be charged with maximizing the potential of these tools to serve the needs of all students. This session, Building Bridges and Breaking Down Silos: Leveraging AT and IT , presented by Alise Crossland (Center...

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The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is one of the most commonly-used systems for measuring, describing and measuring health and disability. It was created by the World Health Organization and is considered the standard by many US and international healthcare organizations and professional organizations.

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Accessibility is essential for leveraging technology and providing educational opportunities for all students. This concept involves the design of web-based materials, devices, digital tools, and platforms that support equal access to educational content, services, and activities. In their presentation, Digital Accessibility: What Education Leaders Need to Know , Tracy...

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