ERIC Number: ED443221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities: Information for Parents & Educators.
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck.; Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, Des Moines, IA.
This brochure is intended to inform parents and educators regarding the use of assistive technology devices and services in the special education evaluation process and programming. It is designed to help team participants develop the student's Individualized Education Program (IEP). Topics covered include: (1) the federal definition of assistive technology devices and services; (2) legal responsibilities of the school district; (3) multidisciplinary team meetings; (4) student evaluation; (5) IEP development; (6) IEP implementation; (7) IEP review; (8) assistive technology training; and (9) assistive technology funding. The brochure closes with answers to frequently asked questions on assistive technology. A list of North Dakota assistive technology resources is also provided. (CR)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Individualized Education Programs, State Agencies, Student Evaluation
North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction, Dept. of Special Education, 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; Tel: 701-328-2277 (Voice); Tel: 701-328-4920 (TDD); Fax: 701-328-4149.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Utah State Univ., Logan.
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck.; Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center, Des Moines, IA.
Note: Developed by the North Dakota Assistive Technology Task Force and the Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center.