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  • Medicare Coverage Update on Speech Generating Devices (SGDs), 26/01/2015

    2014 has been a critical year for how Medicare handles its coverage of SGDs (Speech Generating Devices), and the result has been significant impact on individuals with complex communication needs. Currently the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking comments on a National Cove...

  • PARCC and SBAC Accessibility: the Promise vs. the Products, 26/01/2015

    The fall edition of AT Program News is now out: "A.T. and the Common Core Controversy." Read "A Brief Orientation to the Hullabaloo" to get the big picture in 800 words. Also, grasp the birdseye view on PARCC and SBAC accessibility as well as the nitty gritty on the controversy from the experts w...

  • EdCampAccess International is FREE this January in Orlando (post ATIA), 26/01/2015

    Heads up! If you are attending the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference in Orlando this January there will also be a FREE unconference event Saturday, January 31st (same hotel). EdCampAccess is a great opportunity to share what you've learned about helping struggling learne...

BRITE (Beattie Resources for Inclusiveness in Technology and Education)

  • Engaging students through collaborative learning tools, 29/09/2014

    Looking for ideas on how to engage new students this academic session? Struggling to get students to work effectively on projects outside the classroom, especially those who may be more introverted in groups? Perhaps one of a range of available collaborative learning tools (CLTs) could be the ans...

  • Transforming support for d/Deaf students, 02/08/2014

    Innovations in technology and the vital role of skilled professionals In May 2014, BRITE and Nated Scotland curated an international conference hosted at Edinburgh University, where 100 delegates came together to evaluate a range of cutting edge strategies to support d/Deaf students at college an...

  • Ai-Media article on our recent conference, 27/06/2014

    At our recent conference on Supporting Deaf Students at College and University, we were delighted to welcome Denise Bob-Jones of Ai-Media to deliver a presentation in partnership with Strathclyde University on remote live captioning. Ai-Media’s remote live captioning service, Ai-Live, also ...

eSchool News

  • Recorded Webinar – Access Granted: Access Control Checklist for 2015, 29/01/2015

    Learn about the best practices to keep you ahead of the curve this year when it comes to your access control investment: . • Future-proofing with HD: Cover more area with fewer cameras to maximize your investments while keeping shoppers safe and secure • Business intelligence tools: Leverage an ...

  • Whitepaper: 5 Reasons to get physical with access control, 29/01/2015

    While many network security systems are now built to support IT best practices and standards, physical access control systems (PACS) have traditionally been designed without IT professionals in mind. Learn how these limitations are changing, as a new breed of affordable, web-based physical access...

  • Case Study: Georgia Tech Police Department, 29/01/2015

    Learn how the Georgia Tech Police Department uses a web-based physical access control system (PACS) to manage facility access from any web browser, partition role-based access priviledges by building, synchronize with campus-wide identity management systems and reduces their total cost of ownersh...

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