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debbieskeil

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Accessibility | edX - 16 views

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    Accessibility for an organisation but hopefully useful for the individual. Ease of access
Christian King

CoughDrop - Every voice should be heard - 53 views

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    In beta, allows complex communication for users with a disability, using communication boards that can be customised.
onepulledthread

What's So Funny about Disability? » The Society Pages - 58 views

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    very useful perspective covering critique, useful film summaries and mention of comedians with disabling conditions
Beth Panitz

The proposed DSM-5 changes with regard to ASD | Autism Support Network - 30 views

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    The American Psychiatric Association (www.apa.org) is responsible for writing and publication of the DSM. At the bottom of this blog find their proposed changes to autism spectrum disorders (ASD), as copied from their website. In a nutshell, effective with the release of DSM-5 in May 2013 we will change the way we describe autism-related disabilities to the singular "Autism Spectrum Disorder." Clients will no longer be diagnosed as having "autism" versus "PDD-NOS" or "Asperger Syndrome" as all of these different classifications will officially go away. However, individuals with ASD will be referred to as having one of three severity levels (see chart at end). Read more: http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/news/proposed-dsm-5-changes-regard-asd-3478294#ixzz1u366XxQO
Beth Panitz

GotFriends.com - 3 views

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    Community nonprofit organization in California that fosters interaction between disabled and nondisabled students. Great model to be followed in other states.
Beth Panitz

DIFABILITIES - 1 views

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    Developed by a middle school teacher in Wisconsin, lesson plans, worksheets, and Powerpoints to teach students about disabilities.
Gerald Carey

All In The Mind -That Does Not Compute: the hidden affliction of dyscalculia - 70 views

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    From the website: "You've heard the common refrain, 'Oh, I'm so bad at maths!' But for up to eight per cent of us, a condition called dyscalculia means numbers are a serious struggle, with serious consequences. Scientists are now revealing its biological basis, and in Australia there's a push for it to be seen as a legitimate and unique disability."
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