Transition

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This guide helps parents and individuals learn about tools and strategies for skills needed on the job such as time management, completing tasks, and organizing.

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Produced by the Disability Services Office at NC State University, this informational video explains the transition process to post-secondary education. Featuring 2 students with learning disabilities, the video explains the difference between accommodations in college and in high school and provides information on the importance of understanding one's disability. The...

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As more students with disabilities enroll in eLearning courses, teachers struggle to make their online courses accessible. In this webinar, Web Accessibility Group Leader and Web Accessibility Trainer Janet Sylvia provides 10 tips for making online course material accessible. The discussion covers challenges and solutions for instructors and administrators, legal...

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Presented by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) (formerly the Sloan Consortium), this webinar explores the learning facilitation process that includes students whose disabilities are not readily apparent, but whose condition may compromise the learning process. A panel of 4 experts discussed 1) the importance of Universal Design (UD) for both...

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Published in the Disability Studies Quarterly (DSQ), this article examines the accessibility features of Blackboard and Moodle, the approaches used in their online learning environment, and the impact of disability on the learning and teaching process. The author also explores social media networks as learning environments and questions universities and...

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Developed by a Blind Rehabilitation Specialist, this report introduces a method for teaching introductory skills for using the iPhone with VoiceOver. The method emphasizes the importance of well developed problem solving strategies and orientation skills for interacting with apps.

Link: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1114771.pdf

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Accessibility at colleges and universities and the various assistive technology tools available to students with disabilities is the focus of this article. The author also argues that institutions need to stay " agile and adaptable, because technology is a moving target."

Link: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/higher/article/2016/10/universal-design-does-your-campus-comply

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This video - an English voice-over version of a resource in Spanish - discusses what students with disabilities should know as they transition from high school to college. Students, parents, and college personnel talk about assistive technology advocacy and awareness and provide examples of AT that can help students succeed...

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Este video tiene 3 partes. En la primera, madres de 2 estudiantes descapacitados discuten como hacer la transicion de la secondaria para la universidad; en la segunda parte, consejeros hablan sobre la importancia de un plan de transicion de tecnologia de asistencia- que TA necessita el estudiante, por que funciona...

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In this short video, Jilian Pfau, Montgomery College Assistive Technology Coordinator, talks about AT related services and products available to students with disabilities enrolled at the College. She demonstrates the use of Kurtzweill 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, ScanMarker, LiveScribe Smartpen, Jaws Screen Reading Software, and MyScript Calculator.

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