Check that alternative device meets OCR’s ‘equally effective, equally integrated’ standard

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® When school technology isn’t accessible to a group of students with disabilities, a district may provide an alternative device or other accommodation or modification, as Continue Reading →

Assistive tech or consumer tech? A funding issue for schools, states, private insurers

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® As the lines between mainstream and assistive technology blur, it can create some confusion about funding sources for assistive technology. Learn about several funding issues Continue Reading →

Ask these questions about supports for students with physical impairments

By Jennifer Herseim, Special Ed Connection® Create customized environments that support students with physical impairments, says assistive technology specialist Jennifer Park. She shares examples of low- to high-tech tools and questions Continue Reading →