10 steps for making your online courses accessible for all students

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New report highlights 10-step plan to applying Universal Design for Learning online. According to a new report, incorporating Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in online courses not only benefits students with disabilities, but can have significant benefits for all students, ultimately increasing retention and improving learning outcomes. Knowing Where to Start.

ASHA 2013 Update- from a Techie Point of View!

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It was great traveling to one of my favorite cities for this event. Or maybe I am just older and it is harder for me to get around! Wait, that has nothing to do with Chicago. Many visitors to the booth reported that the site is definitely something they have been looking for- a "Google for therapy apps." Visit the beta site here and use the Search feature to browse the initial offering of reviewed apps. I was honored to be part of the offerings.

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Technology Removes Obstructed Writers’ Barriers to Learning

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High school senior at Newton North High School in Newton, MA, Yishai Barth, feels strongly about the importance of Universal Design Language (UDL). He explains his specific learning needs and calls on all educators to see life from his and millions of other students’ perspective. By sharing his specific needs with teachers, needs that are faced by millions of students across the world, he hopes to provide help in supporting their learning.

3 Steps to a More Accessible Classroom

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Suddenly, all my students were looking at the screen with wide eyes, eager to watch the video. As a public school teacher, I had to constantly evaluate how my teaching practices and materials could better include and empower the vast diversity in my classroom. My students loved having subtitles on during short videos because it gave them more opportunities to interact with and learn from the content. Is it easy to operate? "Turn on the subtitles, Ms.

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