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Archive of posts filed under the Assistive Technology category.

Universal Design News for the New Year

Happy new year! Staff at the UDITEACH Project are a few days away from the startup of the new semester. Semester breaks always provide a brief respite from the day-to-day deadlines of our work. To welcome the new year, we thought we would begin with an update of a number of items that have piled [...]

Assistive Technology and Universal Design in Education: What’s the Relationship?

The relationship between assistive technology and universal design in education has been a point of confusion for many professionals (Rose, Hasselbring, Stahl, & Zabala, 2005). For example, if a building has an electronic door sensor to open the front door automatically, is it reasonable to conclude that wheelchairs will no longer be needed? The interesting [...]