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Assistive Technology Research Matters: A Research Primer

The National Center for Technology Innovation and the Assistive Technology Industry Association have teamed up to develop a research primer for AT developers, manufacturers, and vendors. Both an online guide and a series of webinars, these resources will help you get up to speed on research in 2011. See what's inside!



Students With Disabilities in Charter Schools Students With Disabilities in Charter Schools

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Examine the challenges and successes of special education in charter schools, including issues related to enrollment, legal identity, infrastructure, school choice, and virtual charters.

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AAC for Youth with Visual Impairments: An Innovation Story AAC for Youth with Visual Impairments: An Innovation Story


2010 Tech in the Works award winners examined the “Efficacy of the GoTalk Express 32 for Increasing Communication” with an often overlooked population of students who are blind with multiple disabilities. Explore the multiple lessons learned from this case study that are relevant for researchers and engineers who are working together.

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Pic-A-Word Transforms the iPad with AAC Pic-A-Word Transforms the iPad with AAC

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How can the iPad support communication for children with disabilities? Find out how in the case story and final report of this 2010 Tech in the Works team.

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State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators

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The National center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has released the State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators, which provides a national and state-by-state snapshot of learning disabilities (LD) in the United States, and their impact on the ability of students and adults to achieve educational success and employment.

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World Report on Disability World Report on Disability


The first ever World Report on Disability provides the evidence for innovative policies and programs that can improve the lives of people with disabilities, and facilitate implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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