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Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new system that uses a 3-D camera, a belt with separately controllable vibrational motors distributed around it, and an electronically reconfigurable Braille interface to give visually impaired users more information about their environments. The system could be...

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Learn about disclosure on psychological and/or emotional disabilities, particularly on transcripts for students applying to colleges. Today, there is no disagreement that students and parents of minor children should have control to disclose or not to disclose psychological or emotional information at the time of application. Does a high school...

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This site is an inclusive Higher Education Assessment Tool from Think College! College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities. This tool will assist programs that serve students with intellectual disabilities to determine current levels of implementation of eighty-eight key practices in inclusive higher education. This site is an inclusive Higher...

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Ron Hager explains Transition as it relates to IDEA, Plan Development, and person-centered services. RAISE and CPIR coordinated on the Disability Disclosure Webinar. Speaker Jennifer Thomas also shares data, best practices, and personal accounts on the multifaceted realm of disability disclosure.

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The purpose of this research brief from the National Center for College Students with Disabilities was to identify and provide an overview of national databases containing information about college students with disabilities. Eleven instruments from federal and university-based sources were described. Databases reflect a variety of survey methods, respondents, definitions...

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Making mathematical equations accessible in ebooks has traditionally been challenging for STEM publishers. To address this problem, this DIAGRAM Center webinar discusses Benetech's MathML Cloud (now in beta version 1.0) which provides tools for optimizing the accessibility of math content for all eReaders. This webinar also provides a walkthrough of...

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This Benetech-DIAGRAM Center webinar speaks broadly on 3D printing, the whys and how do you start, as well as talks on printing accessible instructional materials, when and what you don’t print, and what types of printed objects support learning best. The DIAGRAM Center is the R&D Center at Benetech working...

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This webinar on “Computer Science for All” -a 2016 initiative from the Obama White house and the National Science Foundation is meant to empower all American students from kindergarten through high school to learn computer science and be equipped with the computational thinking skills they need to be creators in...

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. The web is information. That information can be presented visually or audibly. It can be presented in graphics, video, audio, animation, or in text. Our most common experience with web content is what we view through the portal of our web browser,...

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WebAIM is an organization focused on online accessibility. A person with profound cognitive disabilities will need assistance with nearly every aspect of daily living. Someone with a minor learning disability may be able to function adequately despite the disability, perhaps even to the extent that the disability is never discovered...

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