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Legislation Introduced To Improve Education for Students with Sensory Disabilities

February 2014 — U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA), Mark Takano (D-CA) and Steve Stockman (R-TX) introduced the Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act [H.R. 4040], a new bill to enhance education for students who are blind or have low vision, or are deaf or are hard of hearing.

Department of Education Funding Opportunity

05.21.12 – The Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) has issued a notice inviting applications for funding opportunities concerning technology and media services for individuals with disabilities.  The priority aims to provide funding for projects which “identify resources needed to effectively implement evidence based technology tools that benefit students with disabilities, and develop and disseminate products that will help a broad range of schools to effectively implement these technology tools.”  The priority requires that all projects develop a technolo

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