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Your Special Education Rights This website is authored by two women who strive to help parents understand the educational rights of their children with disabilities. One of the women is a lawyer who specializes in disability law with application to the educational system, and the other is an...

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When it comes to the complexities of parenting a child with a disability, blogs like Dana Nieder's "Uncommon Sense" are a refreshing source of accessible, family friendly resources. "Uncommon Sense" is first and foremost a family blog and the posts are geared to families of children with special needs...

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The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators is an 83-page ebook was created by eleven prominent bloggers, teachers, and school administrators to encourage the use of technology in the classroom. The book opens by talking about the fact that good teaching involves the creation of relationships among...

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Authored by the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program, The Assistive Technology Daily (AT Daily) is housed in the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Since March of 2011, they have been using AT Daily to follow emerging technologies and provide overviews and links...

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This article begins by introducing Caden, a 6 year old boy who has Down’s syndrome. While Caden was able to use some sign language to communicate with his parents and his aide at school, communication with peers, teachers and others was not possible until he got an iPad. The...

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Teachers with Apps is a group of individuals who consult and/or field test apps that are being developed for use by children who learn better with technology. Teachers and software developers who create apps for use with the I-Pad can pay a fee to Teachers with Apps to...

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In this article, Leonard V. Pisano, Ph,D., examines the integrative role of school psychologists as experts in classroom technology. As members of their school’s IEP teams, their responsibility includes the educational, emotional and social evaluation of students with disabilities. Some school psychologists have, however, developed a deep understanding of...

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“Inclusive education” is one of those terms that is widely bandied about but of which many educators and most parents do not have a strong understanding. In this article, we bring you one of the country’s leading experts on inclusion – Dr. Paula Kluth. Author of "From Tutor Scripts...

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The MITS Freedom Stick is a USB "thumb" drive with a large collection of public domain software intended to provide increased access for students with disabilities. The concept and contents were developed by the Regional Support Centre - Scotland North and East with some support from Mozilla. It has...

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KinderTown is a free application for iPhone and iPad designed to help parents find the best educational software for children ages 3-6 years. KinderTown is staffed by educators and parents and every app on the KinderTown lists is reviewed by educators, parents, and children. By focusing on preschool...

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