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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood , the Research to Practice Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: 1) Early Intervention and Technology in Massachussetts- current and historical perspective; 2) Assistive Technology- Research to Practice Bridge; and 3) Teaching the Swipe Generation.

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Part of the Technology Solutions for Early Childhood Symposium , the Research Panel Discussion addressed the following areas: 1) Use of Mobile Media Devices- Benefits and Challenges, 2) Screen time & accessibility issues in Early Childhood, and 3) Effectiveness of digital stories and use of robotics to address the...

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Aimed at parents and care givers, this guide provides specific information on the acquisition and funding of Assistive Technology for students with disabilities enrolled in Pennsylvania schools. The publication is part of the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) publications.

Link: http://pattan.net-website.s3.amazonaws.com/images/2015/07/30/AT_Studnt_Acq_0715.pdf

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This step-by-step guide provides an overview of tools and strategies for executive function skills used in the work place such as time management, motivation, following directions, organizing work space and information, remembering appointments and tasks, and focus and attention.

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This guide helps parents and individuals learn about tools and strategies for skills needed on the job such as time management, completing tasks, and organizing.

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Created in 2013 by Chen Bakhru, the Blind Planet provides the blind/low vision community with a news generator, web-based resources that include information on screen reader manufacturers, blogs, podcasts, and reviews of software/hardware devices.

Link: http://blind-planet.com

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Produced by the Disability Services Office at NC State University, this informational video explains the transition process to post-secondary education. Featuring 2 students with learning disabilities, the video explains the difference between accommodations in college and in high school and provides information on the importance of understanding one's disability. The...

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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this report outlines major facts & myths about IDEA and its impact on public school funding.

Link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED560999.pdf

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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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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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