Finding Alternative Sources of Funding for Assistive Technology

Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, all local educational agencies are expected to provide assistive technology to students who need it in order to receive a free appropriate public education. Students with learning disabilities are included under the special education umbrella, and have the right to be provided with appropriate assistive devices to help them succeed in school. This article includes resources for parents and educational professionals in reaching this goal.
School-wide Tech Implementation: 
Budget for Technology
Technology Access and Support
Leadership Teams
Supporting Struggling Students: 
Assistive Technology

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