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Developed by a mother of twins with autism, the Gemiini is a web-based program using the Discrete Video Modeling (DVM) technique. DVM promotes the use and repetition of small bits of information to develop language, reading and social skills for individuals on the ASD and Down Syndrome. Available on a...

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Developed by DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology), this video provides an overview of students and workers with learning disabilities demonstrating mainstream computer-based tools and strategies that promote academic and career success.

Link: http://www.washington.edu/doit/videos/index.php?vid=29

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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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In this video, a student from the University of Tasmania, shares her experiences in using inclusive technology, emphasizing the power of text-to-speech and voice dictation technology.

Video made by Martin Kelly for the Australian Disability Clearinghouse on Education and Training.

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Presenting at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016, Haben Girma talks about how designing with accessibility in mind benefits not just users with disabilities, but developers, too. The first deaf blind person to graduate from Harvard Law School, Haben champions equal access to information for people with disabilities, earning...

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In in this video a Law student talks about how assistive technologies made available at the Resource Office on Disabilities helped him successfully complete assignments and exams.

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Access to a vast array of technologies may not be enough for students with disabilities to achieve academic success in college. In this investigation, British researchers found that lack of "digital capital" (the ability to use technologies in effective and productive ways) has a direct impact on students' academic performance....

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A main instructional strategy in colleges and universities, cooperative group learning activities can be a challenge for students with communications and/or learning disabilities. This study examined the use of online tools to advance collaborative work in groups with deaf/hard of hearing and hearing members enrolled in teacher training program. Findings...

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To understand the impact of online/distance learning on students with disabilities enrolled in colleges and universities, the authors conducted a meta-analysis of materials published in GoogleScholar, Academic Search Complete, and EBSCO. Findings indicate a lack of empirical studies addressing the impact of online learning on students with disabilities.

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Published in the Journal of Educators Online (JEO), this paper provides guidelines for incorporating UDL in an online environment, addressing the needs of all students.

Link: https://www.thejeo.com/archive/archive/2015_122/dell_articlepdf#content-head

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