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By Roba Hrisseh, Ph.D., OSEP Scholar, OSEP Intern What is assistive technology? Assistive technology (AT) includes two main components: AT devices, and AT services. AT devices are defined by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as “any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is […]

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The U.S. Department of Education submitted its 2023 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) annual report to Congress in March.   The 45th Annual Report to Congress, compiled by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), focuses on children and students with disabilities who received services specific to IDEA Part C for infants and toddlers […]

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Medication management for people who are visually impaired Visually impaired people are more than twice as likely to need help with medication management. Use these tips for medication labels, storage, and administration. By SingleCare Team | May 4, 2023 Medically reviewed by Gerardo Sison, Pharm.D.   Full article here

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Registration opens in March Mark your calendars to join us on Thursday, May 2, 2024, for the 7th Annual Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Day Symposium! This free, all-day, virtual event will feature an engaging plenary, informative sessions, and a diverse array of topics addressing the most pressing needs in older adult mental health. The […]

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Individuals in Maryland who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits may be eligible to receive tuition waivers (free tuition) at Maryland Community Colleges. Individuals who are legally blind and who meet income and resource requirements are eligible to receive SSI (and, in some cases, SSDI). For children younger than […]

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Join HLAA for the second event in their OTC 101: Ask the Experts Webinar Series sharing important information about over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. This exciting new class of products may provide another pathway to treatment for some adults with mild-to-moderate hearing loss. In 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its rule permitting the […]

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