ERIC Number: ED476376
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Assistive Technology.
Connecticut Birth to Three System, Hartford.
These guidelines were developed to help school and early intervention personnel and families understand the nature and benefits of assistive technology and how to use current best practices to provide assistive technology to children with disabilities. Information is provided in a simple question and answer format on the following topics: (1) Federal definitions and legislation related to the provision of assistive technology; (2) related terminology; (3) the assistive technology evaluation process; (4) assistive technology in the Individualized Family Support Plan (IFSP) and the Individualized Education Program (IEP), (5) assistive technology in the school; (6) funding and ownership of assistive technology; and (7) parental rights. Includes 21 references, a list of Connecticut resources, and one appendix (Public Act No. 97-100). (SG)
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Definitions, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Evaluation, Family Involvement, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans, Infants, Interdisciplinary Approach, Parent Rights, Preschool Education, Teamwork, Toddlers
For full text: http://www.birth23.org/Publications/assistivetech.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Birth to Three System, Hartford.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part C