[R-0129] S7. Family and Community

Citation: U. S. Department of Education. (2018). Center on Technology and Disability. Website. Retrieved from site [or enter “Center on Technology and Disability” in your search window].

Abstract: The U.S. Department of Education established the Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) to provide a wide range of assistive technology resources for families, teachers, service providers, advocates. researchers, teacher training programs, and disability organizations. This website has a searchable resource library with more than 1,000 assistive technology-related materials; a webinar center with an active schedule of informational presentations, and extensive archive; and a learning center for those who want structured, in-depth modules.

Integration: The information found at this website may be infused with content presented in any and every course within an early childhood program.

Content Focus: Access; Adaptations; Assistive Technology (AT); Assistive Technology and the Individualized Education Program (IEP); Child Development; Developmentally Appropriate Technology; Disability; Early Childhood Inclusion; Family Support; Infants; Participation; Physical Development; Research; Teacher Training; Technology; Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Notes: Have each student describe how the content from one resource found at this website will help them implement technology better in an inclusive early childhood setting.