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Dispelling Myths associated with Assistive Technology

Educational Technology (OET) provided the guidance “to increase understanding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act’s (IDEA’s) requirements regarding assistive technology (AT) devices and services, and dispel common misconceptions regarding AT, while also providing examples of the use of AT devices and services for children with disabilities,” according to a Dear Colleague Letter accompanying the AT guidance. The guidance, Myths and Facts Surrounding Assistive Technology Devices and Services, highlights 28 myths and facts related to AT devices and services. The guidance provides additional information and resources to support children with disabilities and identifies related requirements addressed in the IDEA

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Resources for Parents from KENTUCKY S.P.I.N. (Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network)


KENTUCKY S.P.I.N. is the Parent Training and Information Center for the state of Kentucky. KENTUCKY S.P.I.N. links families and individuals with disabilities to valuable resources that will enable them to live productive, fulfilling lives. KENTUCKY S.P.I.N. has many of resources for parents on topics such as Education, IDEA, Section 504, Advocating for Your Child, Behavior, Transition to Adulthood and Community Resources. Check them out!


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