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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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Produced by Don Johnston Inc, this video tells the story of Ptahra Jeppe, an extremely dyslexic and extremely capable law student who uses assistive technology to navigate educational requirements and achieve academic success.

Link: https://vimeo.com/175610401

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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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This step-by-step guide provides an overview of tools and strategies for executive function skills used in the work place such as time management, motivation, following directions, organizing work space and information, remembering appointments and tasks, and focus and attention.

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In this webinar Dr. Katie Linder, Research Director at Oregon State University eCampus, presents findings of a national study on how students use and perceive captioning and transcription at their institutions. Conducted in 2015 in collaboration with 3MediaPlay, the study had over 2,500 student respondents- the largest study on the...

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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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Created in 2013 by Chen Bakhru, the Blind Planet provides the Blind/Low vision community with a news generator, web-based resources that include information on screen reader manufacturers, blogs, podcasts, and reviews of software/hardware devices.

Link: http://blind-planet.com

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Venkat Rao started this Blog in 2010 while working with students with disabilities at Illinois State University. He writes mostly about Assistive Technology devices that are in prototype stage and mobile Apps/software that expand the concept of accessibility for all. The blog is included in the "50 Best Blogs for...

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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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