Transition

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This webinar, led by AbleLink founder and president, Daniel K. Davies, offers parents and professionals great insights into person-centered technology that supports development of skills needed for independent living. A link to the accompanying PowerPoint is included.

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This guide provides parents and students with a quick overview of tips and tools that support the important task of reading. Strategies are discussed that aid in comprehension and fluency for academic reading. Topics covered include changing the text appearance, audiobooks, text-to-speech, dictionaries and other comprehension tools, and how to...

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This step-by-step guide helps parents and students start using audiobooks and text-to-speech tools for reading. Steps outlined cover finding and selecting reading materials and using text-to-speech and audiobook features. Accompanying comprehension strategies are also discussed.

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Published in the Journal of Post-secondary Education and Disability (2015), this article describes activities associated with the College Student for a Day (CSFAD) program. Included are five scenarios with corresponding activities.

Link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1074675.pdf

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This qualitative investigation evaluates faculty experiences as well as resources needed to adequately serve students with disabilities (SWD) enrolled in STEM programs. Findings indicate that STEM faculty often have limited experience and/or no training to teach SWD; little or no awareness of instructional needs of students with cognitive disabilities; and...

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This investigation surveyed teaching strategies and assistive technologies (AT) used in Tennessee general education classrooms to improve the reading skills of secondary students diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. Results indicated that the teaching strategies used addressed three major areas: environment, reducing anxiety, and student assistance. Common apps used as AT were...

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Published in the International Journal for Translation & Interpreting Research, this study provides insights into the use of remote interpreting service with mobile platforms in post-secondary settings. Findings suggests that implementation of remote, on-demand, services is a complex enterprise because it has the potential to by-pass costly VRI services and...

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Prepared by the Federal Partners in Transition (FPT) Work group, this plan highlights a shared vision, federal cross-systems initiatives that align with established goals and outcomes, and policy priorities.

Link: http://www.dol.gov/odep/pdf/20150302-fpt.pdf

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AT Specialist Joy Zabala is featured in this series of 2 webinars on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM): Basics for Educators and Families . She discusses legal and pedagogical reasoning for providing AEM at the K-12 and college levels, the evolving change in language used to define AEM, and the current...

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In an effort to address the educational and professional needs of non-traditional students greographically dispersed throughout the Hawaiian Islands, instructors at the College of Education of the University of Hawaii developed online courses based on the principles of Universal Instructional Design (UID). Universal Instructional Design of Online Courses discusses four...

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