Why Digitability?

Why Digitability? Why Digitability? “Many families [impacted by autism] describe leaving high school as falling off a cliff because of the lack of services for adults with an autism spectrum disorder,” says senior study author Paul Shattuck, Washington University. Today, more than 70% of people with cognitive disabilities are unemployed and continue to “fall off…

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Learn Why a Paralympic Gold Medalist Withdraws From the Tokyo Games

Paralympic Gold Medalist Withdraws From Tokyo Games After Being Denied Aide Paralympic Gold Medalist Withdraws From Tokyo Games After Being Denied Aide By Michelle Diament  | DisabilityScoop  A two-time Paralympic swimmer who is deaf and blind is withdrawing from the Tokyo games, saying that she had “no choice” after being told she couldn’t have a personal…

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Download Your FREE At-Home Badge Word Wall Resource

Use Digitability’s At-Home Badge Board with the Social Economy Use Digitability’s At-Home Badge Board with the Social Economy Use this fun and crafty activity to increase expressive and receptive language communication at home with your student. You can adapt this activity based on student’s goals or specific language needs. Collaborate with your student’s teacher and/or…

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Learn Everything About the Special Education Funds Releasing Soon

Learn Everything About the Special Education Funds Releasing Soon Learn Everything About the Special Education Funds Releasing Soon By Michelle Diament  | DisabilityScoop  Schools across the country are set to receive billions of dollars — and some new guidance — to help meet the needs of students with disabilities amid the fallout from the COVID-19…

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How is Amazon Studios Prioritizing Disability Inclusion?

How is Amazon Studios Prioritizing Disability Inclusion? How is Amazon Studios Prioritizing Disability Inclusion? By Shaun Heasley  | DisabilityScoop  Amazon Studios said that it will take new steps to increase inclusion of people with disabilities and other underrepresented groups in films and series. The commitment comes in a new inclusion policy and a playbook that…

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How Can IEPs Help Your Special Education Students?

How It Works IEP Goal Bank Overview Curriculum Virtual Banking Personalized Learning Behavior Data and Reporting Teacher Support Employment IEP Goal Bank Digitability Takes Care of the IEP Goals and Progress Monitoring so Teachers Don’t Have to. Digitability provides teachers with a systematic way to teach transition skills and help students pursue their post-secondary goals…

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Free Digitability Social Economy Packet

Digitability Bring Digitability’s Award-Winning Work-Ready Program to Your School or Organization. Please use the form on this page to unlock the Digitability Social Economy Packet. Digitability prepares and trains students with a wide range of developmental disabilities for a variety of career pathways. Unlock Your Packet You may also be interested in… Free Digitability Product…

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Independent Practice

Independent Practice with Digitability Workplace Connections Independent practice assignments in Digitability should also follow workplace policies. For example, students can earn a Following Directions Dollar for each assigned badge they unlock. However, unlocking more badges than assigned means that they did not follow directions. This will result in being fined and spending a Not Following…

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Which CEOs Have Committed To Disability Inclusion?

Which CEOs Have Committed To Disability Inclusion? Which CEOs Have Committed To Disability Inclusion? By Shaun Heasley  | DisabilityScoop  The chief executives of Apple, Google, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Sony and hundreds of other international organizations are committing to advance disability inclusion. The companies are part of a group known as The Valuable 500 that…

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Free Digitability Product Packet

Digitability Bring Digitability’s Award-Winning Work-Ready Program to Your School or Organization. Please use the form on this page to unlock the Digitability Program Packet. Digitability prepares and trains students with a wide range of developmental disabilities for a variety of career pathways. Unlock Your Packet You may also be interested in… Free Digitability Product Packet…

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How Post COVID Workplaces Can Close the Autism Unemployment Gap

Post COVID Workplaces Can Close the Autism Gap Post-Covid Workplaces Can Close the Autism Gap By Clara Ferreira Marques  | Bloomberg  The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for people with disabilities like autism, who can be challenged by the loss in routine and structure; however, the impact of COVID has pushed business to become more…

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