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Adaptive Technology/Products: Education


Disability Resource Center of the University of Nevada, Reno contains various special education site links on the national and state level. Some of the site topics include Assitive Technology, Associated Services for the Blind, Effective Teaching Techniques, Specifications for Accessible Learning Technologies and many more.

EASI: Equal Access to Software and Information is "part of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Group, an affiliate of the American Association for Higher Education. A vast resource to the education community by providing information and guidance in the area of access to information technologies for individuals with disabilities." Information on adaptive resources, accessible libraries and how to access them on-line, science and math courses and careers are just some of the resources available.

New Sign Center on Technology and Disability Institute: Families assists organizations and programs that serve families of children with disabilities by providing information and support on accessing and using assistive technology. Their webstie, is a source full of assistive/instructional technology resources of interest to families of children with disabilities. The website offers access to monthly newsletters, online discussions moderated by nationally recognized experts, a resource review database with hundreds of reviews of AT resources and more. Through the site users can also access the AT Family Guides .

National Center for Accessible Media is a non-profit research and development organization dedicated to achieving media access equality for people with disabilities that has several educational projects. These projects are designed to provide the tools students need to learn. Some of these projects include Captions and Adult Literacy, DVS for Learning Disabled, Closed Caption University, QuickCaption School, and many more.

New Sign Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth through 21 years old. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation, as well as those in Minnesota. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities.

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