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Nov 15 2017

4Teachers: Educator s Resources #technology #websites #for #teachers


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Assistive Technology

Assistance Centers:

  • Maryland Technology Assistance Program: (http://www.mdtap.org/)
    technology related assistance to individuals with disabilities.
  • North Dakota Interagency Program for Assistive Technology: (http://www.ndipat.org/)
    provides links and resources.
  • Special Education Technology: (http://www.setbc.org/)
    designed to assist school districts in British Columbia in meeting the technology needs of students with physical disabilities and visual impairments.
  • Technology and Inclusion: (http://www.taicenter.com/)
    support organization for people with disabilities.
  • Texas Assistive Technology Partnership: (http://tatp.edb.utexas.edu/)
    provides information, conducts training and technical assistance and works with policy makers to support children and adults with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Information:

  • Assistive Technology Act of 1998: (http://www.cec.sped.org/pp/s2432.html)
    document of the Act.
  • Assistive Technology and IDEA: (http://atto.buffalo.edu/registered/ATBasics/Foundation/. )
    defines AT as both a device and a service.
  • disABILITY Information and Resources: (http://www.makoa.org/index.htm)
    resources for all areas.
  • Helpful Hints on Getting Assistive Technology Devices and Services through Your School District: (http://www.kidstogether.org/at_help.htm)
    describes the responsibilities of school districts.

Assistive Technology Organizations:

  • Alliance for Technology Access: (http://www.ataccess.org/)
    network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors and Associates.
  • Assistive Technology, Inc.: (http://www.assistivetech.com/)
    premier developer of hardware and software solutions for people with physical, cognitive, and speech disabilities.
  • Center for Applied Special Technology: (http://www.cast.org/)
    uses technology to make education more flexible and accessible for all students, especially those with disabilities.
  • Closing the Gap: (http://www.closingthegap.com)
    computer technology in special education and rehabilitation.
  • Equal Access to Software & Information: (http://www.rit.edu/%7Eeasi/)
    online training on accessible information technology for persons with disabilities.
  • National Center to Improve Practice in Special Education: (http://www2.edc.org/NCIP/)
    library, workshop, tours, and events.
  • National Center for Accessible Media: (http://main.wgbh.org/wgbh/access/)
    working to bring media access to all of television, web, movie theaters, and more.
  • Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic: (http://www.rfbd.org/)
    educational library for those with print disabilities.

Funding Assistive Technology:

  • Assistive Technology Public Funding Source Guide: (http://www.techaccess-ri.org/fundintr.htm)
    key and source guide.
  • Family Village: Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/at/funding-at.html)
    accessibility shopping mall of resources.
  • Financing Assistive Technology: (http://trace.wisc.edu/archive/fintech/fintech.html)
    handbook for funding.
  • Financing of Assistive Technology Devices and Services: (http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/1993/assistive.htm)
    a report to the President and the Congress of the United States.
  • Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.tumbleforms.com/bergeron/funandin.html)
    links and resources.
  • Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.tsbvi.edu/Outreach/seehear/fall99/funding-at.htm)
    available pamphlets.
  • Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.nls.org/atart.htm)
    a legal report.
  • Informed Consumer’s Guide to Funding Assistive Technology: (http://www.abledata.com/abledata_docs/funding.htm)
    provides sources of information.

Making Accessible Web Pages:

  • CAST – Bobby: (http://bobby.watchfire.com/bobby/html/en/index.jsp)
    helps you test your web pages to see if they are accessible.
  • Designing More Usable Web Sites: (http://trace.wisc.edu/world/web/index.html)
    dedicated to cooperative efforts linked toward building a more usable Web for all.
  • Web Page Accessibility: (http://library.uwsp.edu/aschmetz/Accessible/. )
    a comparative study.

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