Assistive Tech for Loan, Demonstration and Reuse
Jan 29, 2019 Find equipment for all ages available for loan, demonstration and reuse. Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH) has just unveiled their new online equipment database where you can browse at your leisure for needed devices. Create your profile and start browsing devices to request today! There is a video overview of how to use the site from a similar program in Idaho. ATinNH is a project of the UNH Institute on Disability and provides training, education, and outreach programming as well as equipment demonstrations, loans, and refurbishing.
Resource Spotlight: Taking Notes for Another Person
Nov 16, 2018 Note taking is the practice of capturing important pieces of information in a systematic way. Effective note taking for others is a skill acquired through training and strengthened through practice. The National Deaf Center (NDC) has two new resources for notetakers. While designed with the deaf community in mind, these resources will be useful for any notetaker:
- Note Taking: An Introduction (PDF, 2 pages, 2018) provides information on why note taking is an important accommodation for deaf individuals as well as what characteristics to look for in a qualified note taker.
- Note Taker Training is a free training module intended … read rest of Resource Spotlight: Taking Notes for Another Person
Next Steps NH
The Next Steps NH project provided professional development and coaching to selected New Hampshire high schools for the purpose of increasing the graduation rate of students with disabilities, and students at risk. This was done through implementing evidence-informed transition planning practices that helped students prepare for college, career, and adult life.
This website was part of the project and housed all tools and resources developed as part of the project. The website is now supported by the NH Department of Education and managed at Keene State College.
Video of the Month
Mindmatters: Executive Function. A quick overview of executive function, your ability to organize and plan. 6:14-minutes. Searchable video collection
BeyondClassroom ELO website
Explore our sister website, Beyond Classroom, to learn about Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs) in New Hampshire.
Video Website Tour
Take 5:12 minutes and tour the website. One page website flyer (PDF)
Transition: the process of assisting youth to move from high school to the adult world.
College and Career Ready: having the skills, knowledge and abilities needed to enroll, persist, and succeed in college and other postsecondary training opportunities, and to gain entry into a meaningful career.
Postsecondary: Elementary school is primary education, high school is secondary education, and after high school is postsecondary education.
Download this activity as one of your next steps to develop everyday language explanations of transition terms.