While secondary transition must be incorporated into a child’s IEP when he or she turns 14, planning for transition should begin much earlier. Continue Reading Beginning the Secondary Transition Process
Learn how tools like PDAs or smartphones can be valuable and powerful assistive technology tools for students.
Assistive technology for reading and writing are available for students both during school and when transitioning into the workplace. Watch the video for more information:
Assistive technology can give students the resources they need to successfully transition into the workforce. Andrew’s story in the video offers an example of how assistive technology can help.
What are some effective strategies for working with children who have a visual impairment? Verbally and specifically narrate what is happening in the classroom at any given time so students always feel included Communicate with families and other professionals to share information and strategies Adapt activities to promote independence Provide multi-sensory, tactile, and experiential learning… Continue Reading Helpful to Know: Strategies for Working with Children with a Visual Impairment
Carroll County Public Schools is expanding its post-secondary speech and language services and programs. This update from Christine Wittle, Supervisor of Elementary Special Education for Carroll County Public Schools, highlights these offerings: Exciting and innovative opportunities await students with disabilities in Carroll County as they transition to post-secondary education, employment, and participation within their communities. Through the lens of Speech/Language Pathology,… Continue Reading New Post-Secondary Speech and Language Programs in Carroll County
A Transition to Success Story: Talking to Kamal Williams on the phone, it is hard to believe he only left high school a year ago. His voice is smooth and articulate with the polish of a seasoned professional. As an Office Assistant at the University Of Maryland, Kamal thrives in the day-to-day chaos and flow… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Kamal Williams
Charlotte Allston’s story is the kind of against the odds story motivational speakers dream of. It is the tale of taking the long road to triumph in an age of instant gratification. Today she is a typical college student attending Briar Cliff University. That of course is if you consider a student with a double… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Charlotte Allston
Design competitions come in all shapes and sizes but none are as inspirational as The AbilityOne Design Challenge. This national competition for high school and college students was born out of the desire to decrease the high unemployment rate for people with disabilities Continue Reading AT Design Challenge
Effective strategies for working with children who have a visual impairment? Continue Reading Targeted Strategies – Visual Impairments