Assistive Technology Consideration
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Assistive Technology Consideration


Assistive Technology Consideration

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By law, assistive technology (often referred to as “AT”) MUST be considered during the IEP process for every child. AT varies in many forms and MOST students CAN benefit from some level of AT. AT may be low tech, medium tech or high tech. I remember way back, a very long time ago my kindergarten teacher requiring us to use “fat” pencils to write with. When you think about it this is a very common but yet very low tech AT idea. All students can benefit from AT ideas that aid them in any way to... More
Material Type: Case Study
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 28, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 13, 2014
Submitter: Jeff Berk
Keywords: AT Consideration, Assistive Technology Planning for IEP, SETT Framework, AT Consideration Model


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3 years ago

Jeff Berk (Teacher (K-12))

A great model to use for considering AT for special needs students by using the strength and weaknesses of the student, the student's environments, tasks required of the student, and tools.

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