Guest post by Paul Stisser
06/13/2023 – Rachelle Dene Poth
In schools today, about one in seven children receive special education services. But some children never receive the proper diagnosis to qualify for the support they need. For other students, requests are tangled up in slow-moving processes. The result is there may be even more students than we realize who can benefit from assistive technology. At the same time, more classes are using digital content, especially after the pandemic ushered in a new wave of digital materials, educational apps, and tech-enabled curricula. While the move to higher degrees of digital education has led to big strides in personalization and accessibility of learning, the Office for Civil Rights is also receiving a growing number of complaints about digital accessibility in K-12 schools…Read the full article here on Rachelle Dene Poth’s site.