Family Center on Technology and Disability (FCTD)

Academy for Educational Development, through program support from the Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)


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FCTD supports organizations and programs that work with families of children and youth with disabilities, offering a range of information and services on the subject of assistive technologies. FCTD provides information on its website designed to help organizations, parents, educators, and interested individuals in their efforts to bring quality education to children with disabilities.  Members of the FCTD knowledge network have first hand access to monthly newsletters, online discussions and special events. FCTD resources include: an AT Resources CD Rom; FCTD Online Conference Series; monthly newsletters which provides timely articles on a wide range of AT topics; a resource review database which is a searchable database containing hundreds of reviews of books, articles, research and other materials of interest to families of children with disabilities; and a member database with information on disability organizations searchable by state, type of organization and target disability.  FCTD provides on its website fact sheets on assistive technology, assistive technology and the IEP, and assistive technology laws.

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Family Center on Technology and Disability
Academy for Educational Development

1825 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 884-8068