Education K-12

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Published by the Center for American Progress, this paper discusses progress made in state mandated tests (PARCC and Smarter Balanced) through the inclusion of accessibility features and use of universal design. The authors argue for increased focus on accessibility and inter-operability to ensure proper access and accommodations and recommend better...

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As more students with disabilities enroll in eLearning courses, teachers struggle to make their online courses accessible. In this webinar, Web Accessibility Group Leader and Web Accessibility Trainer Janet Sylvia provides 10 tips for making online course material accessible. The discussion covers challenges and solutions for instructors and administrators, legal...

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This guide to 46 short films (fiction) explores science and technology themes and characters that correlate with K-12 national standards. For each film teachers will find additional resources and suggested questions to expand discussions. Available for streaming, the films are published by the Sloan Science & Film, an online publication...

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To determine whether youth with autism could understand emotions displayed by a humanoid avatar, researchers at Leeds Metropolitan University and Manchester University, Great Britain, and National Changhua University, Taiwan, conducted an exploratory, empirical study involving 34 children (ages 7-16) diagnosed with Autism. The avatar was designed to evaluate participants' ability...

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Presented by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) (formerly the Sloan Consortium), this webinar explores the learning facilitation process that includes students whose disabilities are not readily apparent, but whose condition may compromise the learning process. A panel of 4 experts discussed 1) the importance of Universal Design (UD) for both...

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For many organizations and individuals, cost is the main obstacle in getting video captioning and transcriptions. This webinar provides an overview of the DIY captioning process, including captioning for YouTube and DYI steps in a worflow, how to create a transcript and convert the transcript into captions, and tools &...

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Launched in 2015 to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Month, this animated video talks about the importance of digital inclusion and provides tips and suggestions to help organizations make their digital content more accessible and inclusive. The video is a collaborative work between Citizens Online’s, Fix the Web project, the Digital...

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Venkat Rao started this blog in 2010 while working with students with disabilities at Illinois State University. He writes mostly about assistive technology devices that are in prototype stage and mobile apps/software that expand the concept of accessibility for all. The blog is included in the "50 Best Blogs for...

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Adding to previous research on the effectiveness of the use of First Author® software, this study looked at the use of First Author® to improve the quality and quantity of the writing of secondary students with ASD. Ten students (6 male and 4 female) participated in the study: 5 with...

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Expanding research on the effectiveness of teaching middle school students with low vision move from print to Braille, this study looked at the effectiveness and efficiency of constant time delay to accurately and consistently identify braille contractions and Nemeth Code symbols. Time delay is an evidence-based procedure that supports its...

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