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Published by the The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop (2015), this study analysed 183 literacy-focused Apps for children ages 0-8 years. The apps were selected from the Top 50 Paid and Top 50 Free educational apps listed in education sections of 3 online stores (Apple, GooglePlay and Amazon)....

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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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Students experiencing dyslexia (difficulties reading) need more time to sound out letters and recognize words—time that is taken away from text comprehension and understanding. For those experiencing dysgraphia, the difficulty lies in moving thoughts and ideas into the written word—time invested in spelling out words and compiling sentences takes away...

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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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Based on the 3-D Printing in Education: Building New Pathways for Learning webinar, presented by Dr. Lisa Wadors Verne, BeneTech Global Literacy, this Q&A provides educators and parents with basic information on 3D printing, advantages of using 3D printing with students with cognitive and physical disabilities and links...

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This Q&A is based on webinar Successful Transition to College: The Role of Technology (Part I) presented by AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters. The presentation addressed major factors in AT planning for students with disabilities transitioning to employment or post-secondary environments. This Q&A provides teachers,...

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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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