Resources

The AAC Resources Network is an innovative alliance of companies and organizations offering you the industry’s most comprehensive range of products, services, and solutions for assistive technology and augmentative and alternative communication. Continue Reading AAC Resources Network
A website offering information and resources for employers interested in hiring the men and women who are returning from military service. The site explains some of the conditions faced by people returning from combat today, like Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress disorder. It also... Continue Reading America's Heroes at Work
It can be hard to explain why there needs to be clear space to the right of a door handle for wheelchair users, but an animation or video can clearly explain the need. The United States Access Board has created a series of animations that do just that, along with narration to explain. The five... Continue Reading Animations that Explain Accessibility Standards
The Leader is a monthly online newsmagazine for and about speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. It provides news and showcases the latest research and practice advances in communication sciences. Continue Reading ASHA Leader
ASHA Community is the community site for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. It features discussion groups and blogs posts from AAC professionals. Continue Reading ASHACommunity
Bookshare’s goal is to make the world of print accessible to people with disabilities. It is an online library of digital books that operates under an exception to U.S. copyright law which allows copyrighted digital books to be made available to people with qualifying disabilities. In addition,... Continue Reading Bookshare.org
The Employer Assistance & Resource Network (EARN) provides employers with free consulting services and resources to support the recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities. Continue Reading Employer Assistance & Resource Network
From switches to adaptive toys, this site is full of products that enable people with physical challenges to communicate, learn, work, play, and function more easily and effectively. If you find something here and want to try it before you buy it, check our Technology Lending Center to see if we... Continue Reading Enabling Devices
The Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD) is a resource designed to support organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities. It offers a range of information and services on the subject of assistive and instructional technologies. Whether you... Continue Reading Family Center on Technology and Disability
The NJHRC is an online, housing information clearinghouse. Whether you are looking for housing with accessibility features or affordable or market-rate housing, the NJHRC can help you. Note: while “accessible” means different things to different people, some entries on the website have details, and... Continue Reading Find Accessible Rental Housing in New Jersey
A division of Goodwill Industries of Southern NJ & Philadelphia, Goodwill Home Medical Equipment collects, sanitizes, refurbishes and sells gently-used, durable medical equipment and unopened medical supplies at affordable prices. Their centrally located 10,000 square foot facility in Ewing... Continue Reading Goodwill Home Medical
Presented by Tobii Dynavox, the site features hundreds of resources and examples that promote successful communication in daily life using AAC. PRC AAC Language Lab https://aaclanguagelab.com/ Prentke Romish Company’s site for real-life solutions in support of language development. Continue Reading Implementation Toolkit
The New Jersey Statewide Independent Living Council is a 17-member body appointed by the Governor which maximizes opportunities for people with disabilities through planning and advocacy. The body represents the interests of New Jersey’s cross disability population. There are resource centers in... Continue Reading Independent Living Council
JAN has created a Webcast series that highlights issues facing employees with disabilities in the workplace. These web based presentations are free and can be viewed over the Internet. Each accessible Webcast is approximately one hour in length. For more information on upcoming live events,... Continue Reading Job Accommodation Network (JAN) Webcast series
While Learning Ally remains a leading provider of audiobooks – including the world’s largest library of audio textbooks – Learning Ally has blossomed to become a critical resource to not only students in need, but also their parents, families, and educators. Continue Reading Learning Ally
The NBDC provides a full range of services to assist corporations in successfully integrating people with disabilities into the workplace and marketplace. Continue Reading National Business and Disability Council
Funding for the United States Department of Labor's Office of Disabilty Employment Policy was authorized in 2001. The aim of the agency is to ensure the integration of individuals with disabilities into the work force. Continue Reading Office of Disability Employment Policy
The PARCC assessment system is an annual year-end test in English language arts/literacy, and mathematics in grades 3-8 and high school. There are several different accommodations for students with disabilities that are built into PARCC, and one of the best ways to get to know them is to do... Continue Reading PARCC Accommodations
Spectronics is an Australian company that sells assistive technology devices. This site is chock full of useful information, including product reviews and comparison charts. Continue Reading Spectronics
Find hundreds of products and tools with research to assist students with special needs in the areas of access to the computer, reading, writing, and mathematics. Users can conduct searches by subject area, instructional goals, technology feature, and/or product name. The dynamic database also... Continue Reading TechMatrix
The Rehabilitation Research Center on Augmentative and Alternative Communication is a collaborative center committed to advancing knowledge and producing innovative engineering solutions in AAC. Continue Reading The RERC on AAC
Youtube is being used for all kinds of sharing of videos on the web. Just type in “assistive technology,” or “assistive technology autism,” and you’ll see how many different kinds of students use these technologies. Even easier- visit our curated AT Stories youtube channel! A collection of... Continue Reading YouTube