Tool helps measure students’ AT IQ in preparation for college

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® This matrix developed by the Great Lakes ADA Center helps students recognize how much they should know about assistive technology before heading to college. Encourage Continue Reading →

NAEP exam transitions to digital platform, making some accommodations obsolete

By Emily Ann Brown, Special Ed Connection® The National Center for Education Statistics is transitioning the Nation’s Report Card to digital exams that will feature universal design principles, and the first Continue Reading →

Know what to say if parents ask to conduct IEP meeting via email

By Cara Nissman, Special Ed Connection® Don’t sacrifice relationships for the sake of convenience. Help parents understand why developing their child’s individualized education program through email could impact their participation. More Continue Reading →

Resist kneejerk response to requests for robots from parents of homebound students

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Unfamiliarity with a high-tech assistive technology device doesn’t excuse district staff from considering the idea. Use these pointers to help your staff appropriately respond to Continue Reading →

Accessibility innovator to give STEM keynote at 2018 Future of Education Technology Conference

The National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) announced today that Dr. Ayanna Howard, an educator, researcher, and innovator noted for her ability to make STEM fun and accessible for Continue Reading →