Family Support Organizations

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This article includes recently revised recommendations for the type, amount, and quality of media that young children consume. Overall child development and communication development are discussed, along with concerns if media is overused. The policy statement addresses both traditional video media (broadcast television, streaming videos, etc) and app-based media...

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Based on the "Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade" report issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), this infographic identifies features hidden in most Apps that adults (parents and caregivers) are often unware of, i.e. collect...

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Parents of deaf children often need to learn sign language to improve bonding and communication. American Sign Language (ASL) classes, however, are not often accessible. To promote better access to ASL, educators designed a remote ASL instruction program throughout Texas. This article tells the story of "Family Signs" program and...

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This Q&A is a compilation of issues discussed in the webinar Successful Transition to College the Role of Technology (series) , with AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters. The discussion focused on: 1- AT planning for students with disabilities transitioning to employment or post-secondary environments, 2- providing...

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Interacting with Autism is a video-based website that presents the most reliable evidence-based information currently available on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The website is multilingual—accessible in English, Chinese, and Spanish, and organized in 3 main areas: 1) Understanding Autism offers information on the range, prevalence, causes and...

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The first and only school of its kind, Exceptional Minds (EM) is a non-profit vocational school with a curriculum specially designed to prepare young adults on the autism spectrum for careers in digital animation and visual effects. The three-year program, designed as a bridge between high school and meaningful...

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This PPT accompanies the webinar, BeSpoke Voices, presented by Dr. Rupal Patel, Speech Scientist and Technologist. BeSpoke Voices leverages years of research to create custom crafted voices by blending only 2-3 seconds of the recipient’s voice (the Vocal DNA) with recordings of a matched speaker from its crowd sourced Human...

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Featuring AT Specialists Diana Petschauer and Alyssa Marinaccio, the AT & Accommodations Supporting Successful Transition webinar provides parents and professionals with resources and strategies to help ensure that the transition from high school to college is a successful one! This Q&A is based on key issues discussed in the...

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This article presents the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework as one way to understand how to support learners with severe disabilities and how to support their access to authentic and appropriate curricula that improves their quality of life. The author argues for the continued need for advocacy of inclusive...

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Designed and published by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, the national survey Learning at Home: Families’ Educational Media Use in America investigates the ways in which families with children under the age of 13 are learning with media, discusses key issues such as early reading as households begin to...

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