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Use this Edutopia.org web page resource to discover websites, blog posts, articles, and videos related to understanding, selecting, and assessing assistive technology. Topics include Getting started, Universal Design for Learning, Tips and Tools, and links for educators and parents. https://www.edutopia.org/article/assistive-technology-resources

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April Adcock’s slidedeck on slideshare.com provides a solid overview of AT, diversity and culture. The slidedeck covers such things as assistive technology, differentiated instruction, the eight different types of intelligence (eg., body-kinesthetic, linguistic, interpersonal), universal design for learning, diversity and cultural understanding, and equitable access, and promoting understanding and awareness....

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Assistive Technology (AT) Stories is a video series of people with disabilities living better lives with a little help from assistive technology. The videos are organized by age: elementary, middle/high school, college, adult, and seniors. The videos (there are over 100) were made possible by a grant from the Richard...

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This player.fm podcast is a weekly interview show hosted by neurodiversity advocate Harold "Hackie" Reitman, MD., and presented by DifferentBrains.com. Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people involved in autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, down syndrome, and any condition that can be considered "neurodiverse." From...

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OrCam MyEye is a glasses-mounted device that can read text, recognize faces, and identify products for people who are blind or partially sighted. OrCam MyEye reads any printed text on any surface, including newspapers, books, computer screens, restaurant menus, labels on supermarket products and street signs, instantly relaying it to...

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This resource listing of hearing impairment products is made available by the Job Accommodation Network Sensory Team, Human Factor Consultants that specialize in accommodating individuals with hearing impairments. JAN provides contact information for thousands of companies, organizations, resources, products, and services. http://askjan.org/soar/hearing/hearprod.html

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Research shows that adults with cognitive impairment can benefit from cognitive support technologies (CST), and combined with good coping strategies, these technologies can help facilitate inclusion in the labour market. Experience from our rehabilitation work in Norway shows that introducing CST to persons with Asperger’s syndrome and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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This study explores the development of the Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Policy Collaboratory. The DID Collaboratory is an accessible virtual organizational environment created in 2016 to support the effective participation of the global disability community in the UN Habitat III conference and the subsequent implementation of the New Urban Agenda...

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Guide dogs have the important responsibility of connecting their visually-impaired users to their immediate surroundings. However, it is often difficult for guide dogs to accurately communicate information to their human partners. This experiment aimed to enhance the platform for communication between guide dogs and handlers by investigating the best vibration...

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Creating an optimal travel plan is not an easy task, particularly for people with mobility disabilities, for whom even simple trips, such as eating out in a restaurant, can be extremely difficult. Many of their travel plans need to be made days or even months in advance, including the route...

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