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Considering Your Child's Need for Assistive Technology
LD Online describes IDEA's requirement to consider the need for assistive technology in all IEPs and offers common uses of assistive technology for students with learning disabilities.

Assistive Technology Evaluation Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities Guide Download PDF Document
LD Online offer several tools to assist with the evaluation process: a form listing areas to be considered, a list of critical questions for consideration, plus a quick guide to No Tech/Low Tech/High Tech materials, equipment and technology tools.

New England INDEX
New England INDEX, a project of the UMass Medical School located at the Shriver Center, provides information about programs and agencies, physicians, dentists, and consultants that serve people with disabilities. INDEX also coordinates the Mass Network of Information Providers (MNIP), a multi-agency collaboration that provides telephone information and referral at over 50 sites across the state (800-642-0249).

Special Education Areas of Study
Special Education Areas of Study from the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia



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