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The Job Accommodation Network: JAN is here for YOU!

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is a free service of the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy that helps employers and employees find workplace solutions for individuals with disabilities.

  • Topics: Accommodations, For Employers, Assistive Technology, Employment
  • Duration: 4 min
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September 2016 1609 Accommodations, For Employers, Assistive Technology, Employment

Voices of Experience: Meet Danette Smith

Meet Danette Smith, a mother of a child with a disability and a Human Resources professional. Danette offers strategies for how young people can prepare themselves to meet the needs of employers. She highlights the importance of soft skills, making a good first impression, and being a “curious, passionate learner.”

  • Part of the Voices of Experience Series
  • Topics: Employment, Accommodations, Career Development, Disclosure, Soft Skills, Preparing for Employment
  • Duration: 3 min
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August 2016 273 Employment, Accommodations, Career Development, Disclosure, Soft Skills, Preparing for Employment Voices of Experience

Danette Smith: Job Search and Interview Tips

Danette Smith discusses what employers look for in a resume, the importance of a cover letter, and ways youth with communication challenges can convey they skills and passion.

  • Part of the Voices of Experience Series
  • Topics: Employment, Accommodations, Career Development, Disclosure, Soft Skills, Preparing for Employment
  • Duration: 4 min
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August 2016 156 Employment, Accommodations, Career Development, Disclosure, Soft Skills, Preparing for Employment Voices of Experience

Passport to Possibilities

International experiences through study or volunteering abroad can have far-reaching benefits. Hear four people with disabilities share their experiences, and also learn how the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, a project of MIUSA and U.S. Department of State, can help in preparations.

  • Topics: Accommodations, Deafness, High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Physical Accessibility, Travel
  • Duration: 5 min
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July 2015 589 Accommodations, Deafness, High Expectations, Inclusion, Postsecondary Education, Transition Planning, Self-Determination, Vision Disability, International Study, Physical Accessibility, Travel

Knowing Your Options: College, Independence, and Beyond

High school students learn about self-advocacy, self-determination, post-high school services and supports (including college and employment), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504, postsecondary and job accommodations, and disclosure. A resources list with links to supporting documents allows viewers to further explore content.

  • Topics: Webinar, Special Education, Self-Advocacy, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Transition Planning, Self-Advocacy, Accommodations, Disclosure, Career Development, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, Adult Services
  • Duration: 25 min
View - Knowing Your Options: College, Independence, and Beyond
April 2015 446 Webinar, Special Education, Self-Advocacy, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Transition Planning, Self-Advocacy, Accommodations, Disclosure, Career Development, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, Adult Services

Career Possibilities: Discover, Explore, Dream

“Career Possibilities: Discover, Explore, Dream!” is the first in a series of webinars created to help teens explore career options and learn about assistive technology that can help them succeed at school, work, and the community. This webinar introduces teens to several online career resources that can help them identify career interest areas. Students will also learn about resources specific to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) career paths. The webinar includes video and audio interviews with several young adults working in STEM related fields.

  • Topics: Webinar, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Transition Planning, Accommodations, Career Development, STEM: Science Technology Engineering and Math
  • Duration: 19 min
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April 2015 144 Webinar, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Transition Planning, Accommodations, Career Development, STEM: Science Technology Engineering and Math

Sports are for Everyone: Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

This video features a high school athlete and notes the importance of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act in regards to inclusion in school athletics.

  • Part of the Sports are for Everyone Series
  • Topics: Transition, Accommodations, Recreation and Sports, Disability Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, PSA
  • Duration: 1 min
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March 2015 443 Transition, Accommodations, Recreation and Sports, Disability Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504, PSA Sports are for Everyone

Sports are for Everyone: Effective Communication in Sports

This video features a high school athlete who is deaf and notes the importance of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and effective communication in regards to inclusion in school athletics.

  • Part of the Sports are for Everyone Series
  • Topics: Recreation and Sports, Deafness, Inclusion, Accommodations, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA
  • Duration: 1 min
View - Sports are for Everyone: Effective Communication in Sports
March 2015 212 Recreation and Sports, Deafness, Inclusion, Accommodations, Disability Rights, Section 504, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PSA Sports are for Everyone

Jonathan Mooney on Lessons Learned

Jonathan Mooney discusses the lessons he learned from his disability.

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March 2015 315 Learning Disability, Self-Advocacy, Accommodations Voices of Experience

Rachel Magario on Assistive Technology

Rachel Magario shares how assistive technology has advanced her success.

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March 2015 124 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Vision Disability Voices of Experience

Meet Joseph

Meet Joe, an 11th grade student who uses Read2Go and Learning Ally to access school and recreational books.

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November 2014 880 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Learning Disability, Self-Awareness Assistive Technology in Action

Transitioning to College with a Disability

The five minute closed captioned video features two students with learning disabilities It explains how accommodations can be different in college compared to what students have in high school. It describes how one discloses a disability at the college level including the importance of knowing what the disability is, how it impacts the student, and what accommodations have worked well in the past.

  • Topics: Learning Disability, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Self-Advocacy
  • Duration: 5 min
View - Transitioning to College with a Disability
May 2014 4760 Learning Disability, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Self-Advocacy

Meet Brody

Meet Brody, a student who uses word prediction software to help him write and a smart pen to take notes and save thoughts.

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February 2014 1477 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Learning Disability, Special Education Assistive Technology in Action

Meet Jean

Meet Jean, a student who uses an iPad to do school work and access modified curriculum. She also uses hearing aid Boots which allow her to listen to audio directly from her iPad.

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February 2014 996 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Intellectual Disability, Hearing Disability Assistive Technology in Action

Meet Nick

Meet Nick, a young man with cerebral palsy who uses an adapted van to drive and runs his own lawn care business.

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December 2013 1813 Transportation, Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Self-Determination, High Expectations, Inspiration Assistive Technology in Action

Meet Jared

Meet Jared, a young man with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is able to control his entire computer and run his graphic arts business through a sip and puff switch.

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May 2013 4180 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Independent living Assistive Technology in Action

I Can Soar: Stacey

Learn how assistive technology helps Stacey bridge differences with peers to build relationships and actively participate in her 6th grade class.

  • Topics: Assistive Technology, Hearing Disability, Accommodations, Self-Determination
  • Duration: 4 min
View - I Can Soar: Stacey
January 2013 1416 Assistive Technology, Hearing Disability, Accommodations, Self-Determination

Disability Resources: A Student Perspective

College students with disabilities share their experiences and highlight the importance of self-awareness and self-advocacy.

  • Topics: Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Self-Awareness, Self-Advocacy
  • Duration: 6 min
View - Disability Resources: A Student Perspective
October 2012 1560 Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, College Preparation, Self-Awareness, Self-Advocacy

Meet Sam

Meet Sam Graves, a young man with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is a successful college student, blogger, and sportsman.

  • Part of the Assistive Technology in Action Series
  • Topics: Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, Self-Advocacy, Independent Living, Inspiration
  • Duration: 4 min
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August 2012 14117 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Postsecondary Education, Self-Advocacy, Independent Living, Inspiration Assistive Technology in Action

Meet Elle

Meet Elle O’Gorman, a young woman with cerebral palsy who, with the help of AT, is able to communicate with family, friends, and teachers.

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July 2012 13600 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Special Education, Connecting Youth, Independent Living Assistive Technology in Action

Autism Stories: Adults on the Spectrum

Mike works every Thursday as the DJ at a radio station in New York. Mike talks about how working at the radio station makes him feel important and it gives him a sense of purpose.

  • Topics: Autism, Employment, Accommodations
  • Duration: 1 min
View - Autism Stories: Adults on the Spectrum
July 2012 55565 Autism, Employment, Accommodations

Understanding Assistive Technology

The Minnesota STAR Program and PACER Center present the definition of Assistive Technology in easy-to-understand language. This video explains what Assistive Technology is where you can go the find out more.

  • Part of the Simply Said Series
  • Topics: Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Community Supports
  • Duration: 3 min
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November 2010 32576 Assistive Technology, Accommodations, Community Supports Simply Said

Tools and Technologies in Agriculture

This video introduces Lesson 1 of a 3-part curriculum on assistive technology awareness/ education series for rural youth. A father and daughter duo introduce the concept of assistive technology as just another kind of tool and provide examples of assistive technology used in an agricultural setting. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 371 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth

Principles of Assistive Technology

This video is Lesson 2 of a 3-part assistive technology awareness/education series for rural youth. A father and daughter duo identify basic categories of assistive technology and give examples of products in each category. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 187 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth

Disability Awareness

This video introduces Lesson 3 of a 3-part curriculum on assistive technology awareness/education series for rural youth. A father duaghter duo provide a definition of disabilty, kinds of disabilities, and identify societal attitudes about disabilities that may create barriers for people with disabilites. Ways that youth can help promote an inclusive community are also noted. The series was developed for Future Farmers of America by AgrAbility.

  • Part of the AgrAbility for Youth Series
  • Topics: Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion
  • Duration: 2 min
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July 2010 197 Accommodations, Assistive Technology, Disability Awareness, Independent Living, Inclusion AgrAbility for Youth