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This guide offers steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely to find things that will work well for their...

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This resource helps families to get teens and young adults involved in learning about and selecting assistive technology. An important goal for older students is to understand the areas in which technology can support them in their educational and employment goals. This enables students to advocate for themselves, and to...

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This article offers insight into how combining healthy study habits with technology can help a college student to focus and manage their time. Assistive technology is discussed that can help support motivation, minimize distractions, improve time awareness, and address procrastination. This resource also addresses setting goals, developing good study habits,...

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This resource offers a brief overview of ways to develop healthy habits for success as a college student. Topics addressed include time management, focus and concentration, and healthy sleep habits. The article promotes taking a proactive approach to looking at one's study habits and individual needs. Strategies are offered for...

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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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