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Hey everyone!  This is James Whitney, AT Clinician MDTAP Part of my job here at the Maryland Assistive Technology Program is to consult with Maryland residents with varying abilities / disabilities and assist them in the process of finding AT to best fit their unique needs. There are so many devices out there to purchase […]

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IDEA Best Practices Guide for Districts Released The Council of Great City Schools has issued a best practices guide for districts to provide support, knowledge and tools to use as they continue to provide instruction and services to students with disabilities during and after the COVID-19 health crisis. The report acknowledges it is likely that […]

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PRC Core Communication boards for playgrounds A great bit of news for parents, caregivers, service providers and educators that work with individuals with communication disorders.  The article below highlights some work from The PRC Company to support those with communication challenges.  This particular bit of low tech kit, free to use, easy to setup and […]

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Hi guys, this week is a huge week for those in the assistive technology community; it’s the week of ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) conference in Orlando, Florida.  One of our veteran AT specialists is currently at the ATIA conference learning, engaging, consulting, educating and collaborating with folks in attendance.  Denise Schuler will be part […]

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Ever thought  “there should be an app to do that!”? Well, now’s your chance to meet with Apple & Google to learn all about how to make that app you always dreamed about, and more importantly, how to make it accessibly. Hold the dates for NFB’s upcoming conference “Teaching Access Technology Using Structured Discovery Techniques” […]

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How much do you know about deaf people? Whether you’re an ASL student, a teacher or coworker of a deaf person, about to hire a deaf employee, or just plain curious, it’s worth taking some time to understand what it means to be deaf and how to interact with deaf people. If only there was an easy […]

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