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Alternate Assessment CAP calculator -- created by Dale Lennon

AAC Professional Resources

  • National Assistive Technology in Education Network: Provides a quarterly newsletter and an annual CD of tools, forms, suggestions, resources, etc. all focused on collaboration and team function in the provision of assistive technology. NATE Network, P.O. 914,
    Roseburg, OR 97470 $35.00

  • Alliance for Technology Access (ATA): Network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors and Associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities.  

  • Abledata: national database of information on more than 17,000 products that are currently available for people with disabilities.  
  • American Academy of Pediatrics  -- children's health issues
  • Closing the Gap: information on microcomputer materials and practices that can enrich the lives of persons with special needs  

  • Family Center on Technology and Disability The Family Center is a resource designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. Be sure to view or download the new publication entitled Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology.

  • One Handed Typing : learn to type, keyboard and use a computer with one hand, with, or without adaptive equipment!  

  • Prentke Romich Company sells the Unity semantic compaction language and a whole line of machines based on the language.

  • Quality Indicators for Assistive Technology: Information on the identification, dissemination and implementation of assistive technology services in school settings    

  • Teaching Children with Autism - Instructional techniques and philosophies for parents and professionals

  • YAACK:  Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Connecting Young Kids (YAACK) – Comprehensive site of resources, links, devices, research and more.

Apraxia
  • Apraxia Kids: Resource for reliable and comprehensive information about Childhood Apraxia of Speech* for families, professionals  

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech  

  • Kidspeech.Com: Information regarding the signs/symptoms and language activities for the treatment of apraxia  

Articulation


Audiology


 


Augmentative Communication

  • AAC Intervention: Activities, boardmaker resources, presentation resources & handouts, practice excercises, etc.
Autism Web Resources

Assistive Technology Resources
  • AbleNet    Phone: 800-322-0956  

  • Closing the Gap   this is just a good all around resource for assistive technology software & devices

  • Don Johnston  Phone: 800.999.4660 (they have a special purchase arrangement with Ohio schools for some of their products such as Co:Writer and Write:Outloud.... Draft Builder and Buildability.  )  

  • HumanWare   products and software for visually impaired learners and learning disabilities ( e.g. Kurzweil 3000 a scan & read program) Phone: (800) 722-3393   

  • IntelliTools, Inc  Phone: 800-899-6687 (most popular programs are Intellitalk II, Intellimathics, Intellipics Studio and Balanced Literacy )

  • Laureate Learning Systems Phone: 1-800-562-6801

  • Mayer-Johnson Inc.   Boardmaker and Writing with Symbols  Phone: 800-588-4548 or 858-550-0084

  • MindPlay    Phone: (520) 888-1800  

  • Readability - ...a useful browser-based plug-in that provides you with the option to easily remove all the distracting material on a Web page and read just the text

  • R J Cooper Company    Phone: (800-752-6673)  

  • TechMatrix - compare assistive software and technologies

Dale Lennon Presentations
Boardmaker Downloads
FERPA

Please find below the hyperlink to US Department of Education’s annual notice to the LEA of its responsibilities under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Protection of Pupil Rights Amendment (PPRA). We hope that you will find this information helpful in protecting parents' and students' privacy rights under FERPA and PPRA.

Fluency


 

  • Friends Who Stutter: National organization created to provide a network and support for children and teenagers who stutter, their families, and the professionals who work with them

  • National Stuttering Association: Resources, research and support for students, parents and professionals  

  • Stuttering Foundation of America: resources, services and support to those who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering

  • The Stuttering Home Page: Comprehensive Internet source of information on stuttering, including support programs, therapy approaches, publications, research activities, and contributions from people who stutter. 

General Special Education Resources

Literature

  • Dr. Seuss activities, includes matching games, video books, catalogs, etc. 

  • Learning to Read:  Balanced literacy research, materials and critical issues

  • Mem Fox, Children’s Author  

  • Mighty Book: Site dedicated to literacy and reading. Includes interactive books, sing along songs, poetry, learning games, and more.

Medicare References

OPTP Resources

Parent Support


  • Family Village Family Village- resources for people with cognitive and other disabilities, their families, and those that provide them with services and support
  • Parents.com
Professional ResourcesSensory Web ResourcesTherapy Activities

Vendors

            

Vocabulary for AAC

 
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