Getting the Accessible Assistive Technology Devices and Training You Need into Your IEP

The fourth in a four-part series: Accessible Assistive Technology in Your IEP. This February, we have been exploring assistive technology (AT)—what it is and what makes it accessible AT: Part 1: Determining What You Need in School Part 2: Determining What You Need at Home and in the Community Part 3: Determining the Training You…

Determining What Accessible Assistive Technology Training You Need

The third in a four-part series: Accessible Assistive Technology in Your IEP. Learning How to Use Accessible Assistive Technology We began this Accessible Assistive Technology in Your IEP Series with posts about determining what accessible AT you need for school purposes and for use at home and in your community. But accessible AT is not…

Determining What Accessible Assistive Technology You Need at Home and in the Community

The second in a four-part series: Accessible Assistive Technology in Your IEP. Quick Review of Accessible Assistive Technology and the SETT Framework Assistive technology (AT) is any tool, device, etc. that helps a student with a disability perform a task. Examples include magnifiers, Perkins Braillers, long white canes, etc.  Accessible assistive technology is AT that…

Determining What Accessible Assistive Technology You Need in School

The first in a four-part series: Accessible Assistive Technology in Your IEP. What is Assistive Technology? In the IDEA, the federal law that created IEPs, “assistive technology devices” (AT devices) have a broad definition and, essentially, anything that helps a student with a disability do something is an AT device (see the legal definition below).…

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