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The authors compare instructional strategies that benefit students with ASD to Universal Design (UD) strategies reported in the literature. They argue that the consistent use of universal design instruction (UDI) in post-secondary classrooms benefits all students; and make recommendations for future research, professional development and support for faculty.

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To increase representation of students with disabilities (SWD) in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) departments, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) developed a program focused on 4 specific areas: 1) STEM-SwD Transition Program, 2) STEM-SwD Specialized Tutoring Services, 3) Ability Specialist: Specialized Advising to Provide Individualized Counseling for...

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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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This qualitative study investigated the educational persistence of students with disabilities participating in a STEM eMentoring program at a two-year college. The authors examined 3 aspects of the eMentoring program: 1) use of virtual environments and social media settings; 2) development of e-mentoring relationships; and 3) examination of persistence constructs....

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This article provides an overview of the Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance (GSAA) BreakThru project, its goals, theory of change, participant demographics and research results. The BreakThru project developed Mentoring Islands in the virtual world of Second Life, where students meet and interact...

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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 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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This article discusses accessibility features of six online courses using the Webcourses platform. The free tool for evaluating the accessibility of webpages WAVE was used for the individual analysis completed by 6 online instructors. Among the 13 types of challenges identified, the 5 represented across evaluations in order of prevalence...

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