Technology

 

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA)                                    

http://www.ataccess.org/

The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is the national network of community-based Resource Centers, Developers, Vendors, and Associates dedicated to providing information and support services to children and adults with disabilities, and increasing their use of standard, assistive, and information technologies. Includes information for students transitioning to postsecondary education.

The Family Center on Technology and Disability                                  

http://www.fctd.info                                                                                                          

This organization helps parents with assistive and instructional technology concerns for their child with a disability.

FCTD Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology & Transition Planning

http://www.fctd.info/show/fig_summary

This 50-page guide offers families information and resources to effectively prepare for and participate in periods of transition in their children’s lives. In family-friendly language the guide discusses transition plans and the role of AT in them, offers checklists and suggestions. and provides a range of resources aimed at helping students make successful transitions to higher education, employment and independent living. The guide can be accessed online in both Spanish and English.

2012 AT Resources CD-Rom

http://www.fctd.info/show/order_form

The 2012 Assistive Technology Resources CD-ROM has hit the presses and will arrive soon! You can order one free copy or request a bulk order to distribute to others. To pre-order your cd's, please visit Assistive Technology Success Stories.

University of Washington DO-IT                                      

http://www.washington.edu/doit/

DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is a great resource for transition teachers who need materials for their classrooms. It promotes the use of computer and networking technologies to increase independence, productivity, and participation in education and employment.

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Last Updated (Friday, 23 August 2013)