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Getting the Word Out: How You Can Help Others Find Affordable Digital Access

Read Time 2 Minutes As discussed in our recent post, “Library Hotspots and Lift Zones,” lack of reliable high-speed internet is an educational, economic, and vocational disadvantage. Fortunately, there are many options for getting advanced digital access on a limited…
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Texas Youth2Adult: Recommended-Reading Roundup

Read Time 4 Minutes “TexasYouth2Adult is an interactive tool created to empower youth with special health care needs to grow successfully into adulthood. It was created with input from parents, health care providers, educators, transition specialists, and youth. Families can…
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Siblings Have Needs, Too: “Typical” Children in Special-Needs Families

Read Time 5 Minutes “Siblings of individuals with disabilities face unique challenges, and the sibling experience tends to change over time as siblings age.”                                   -Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UMass Chan Medical School Of all people whose lives are…
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Library Hotspots and Lift Zones: Making the Internet Universally Accessible

Written By Katherine SwartsRead Time 3 Minutes After the initial COVID outbreak of 2020 shut down public gatherings, the disadvantages of living without reliable broadband internet became obvious. School kids in low-income families, cut off from in-person education and unable…