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This article was originally written by Digital Promise and published by PR Newswire on January 17th, 2023.   The Product Certification serves as a signal to district leaders for edtech products that enable meaningful participation from all students. WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Global education nonprofit, Digital Promise, in partnership with and education research and development nonprofit, CAST and […]

This article was originally written by Amy Foxwell and published by Edtech Digest on Janurary 13th, 2023. As capabilities have improved, text-to-speech software has become a powerful tool for helping all students learn. GUEST COLUMN | by Amy Foxwell The ability to have text read aloud through text-to-speech technology once was a niche accommodation for a small subset […]

This article was originally written by Sarah Carr Special and published to The Washington Post, Dec 25, 2022   BOSTON – The worry nagged at Roxann Harvey from the time her children were in kindergarten. They couldn’t name all their letters, much less associate them with sounds. Teachers offered tepid assurances (some kids take longer […]

This article was originally written by Jo Van Herwegen, Elisabeth Herbert, and Laura Outhwaite and published to The Conversation, November 29, 2022 A good grasp of maths has been linked to greater success in employment and better health. But a large proportion of us – up to 22% – have mathematical learning difficulties. What’s more, around 6% of children […]

This article was originally written by Julie Rubin and published to The D.C. Policy Center, December 15 2022 A return to in-person learning at the start of school year 2021-22 also presented challenges for students with disabilities as they had to navigate changes to service delivery; staffing shortages; and COVID-19 protocols, exposure quarantines, and social […]

This article was originally written by Lauren Morando Rhim, Candace Cortiella, Lindsay Kubatzky & Laurie VanderPloeg and published to The 74 Million, January 3, 2023. Students pegged for evaluation may be struggling due to disrupted learning or show trauma-related behaviors — and may not have disabilities at all We have devoted our careers to ensuring […]

Originally written by Abigail Kessler posted on the Arizona Daily Sun, Dec 8, 2022 Northern Arizona University (NAU) recently joined a nationwide initiative meant to raise the number of people involved in STEM education and careers who have disabilities, developing a mentorship program and research to support students entering the field. Part of the NSF […]

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This article was originally published on the California Grants portal on December 12, 2022. Status: Forecasted Opportunity Type: Grant Last Updated: December 12, 2022, 12:09 pm  Details Purpose: The legislature has provided an on-going budget allocation of $12 million annually to build capacity within SELPAs, COEs, and LEAs to address this specific need. Through this request for […]

This article was written by NCLD and published on PR Newswire on December 8, 2022. The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) calls on the U.S. Department of Education (USED) to improve the Juvenile Justice system by stopping the criminalization and disadvantaging of students with learning disabilities. It is estimated that 60%-75% of those within […]

This article was written by Michael Elsen-Rooney for Chalkbeat and was published on December 1, 2022.  New York City schools Chancellor David Banks laid out his first comprehensive plan Thursday for improving special education in the nation’s largest school system, pledging a $205 million investment to expand several popular programs for students with disabilities and […]