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This web page provides guidance on planning, AT product assessment, training, and resources for starting up your own assistive technology resource center. Every person has the right to live independently and people with disabilities are no different. Today they come across various barriers that hinder their education, employment and even...

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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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Parents of children and adults with special needs have their roles in “Life Planning” for their child. It’s a lifetime of various roles that have a direct effect on the daily and future quality of life of their children. As both a parent and a sibling of adults with special...

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While renters have the responsibility to provide reasonable accommodations to tenants with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act, many homeowners with disabilities can’t afford these expenses out-of-pocket. But did you know that there are many different national programs whose mission it is to provide you with a safe, comfortable home...

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In order to accommodate visitors or residents with disabilities in your home, you may need to add a wheelchair ramp, which allows users to avoid stairs. Discover more about the average costs of wheelchair ramp construction as well as various factors to take into consideration when designing your ramp. Keep...

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Video: When Alice Brouhard’s daughter, Kara, suffered a traumatic brain injury, Alice took finding assistive technology into her own hands. Alice shares how a simple app and the power of advocating made Apple take notice and gave Kara a voice. Alice Brouhard, R.N. is a champion of the use of...

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This webinar discusses how to utilize the Univeral Design for Learning (UDL) framework as the foundation to apply the same principles during transition and on into the employment sector. While businesses and people with disabilities sometimes encounter serious challenges as they seek to implement inclusion strategies, as assistive technology (AT)...

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This Denver, Colorado company is a distributor of adaptive Alpine and Nordic skiing equipment in the USA. Following the American success of the Spokes' n Motion company, a European subsidiary was opened in 2003 in Toulouse (France). Spokes'n Motion offers a full range of sport and recreational adapted equipment for...

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This company provides a range of products that put goals within reach for people of all abilities and ages. Working with individuals, parents, teachers and therapists, we find - or invent - the devices, toys and tools that help build more joyful, fulfilling lives. From learning and play, to communications...

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This webpage serves as a place to find your own state's disability rights agency (P&A/CAP) and to get information on the various types of federal government aid available to persons with disabilities and their families. The simple interface gives names and contact information for agencies in your state. Other pages...

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