ERIC Number: EJ674657
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Core Curriculum in Assistive Technology: In-Service for Special Educators and Therapists.
Dissinger, Frankie K.
Journal of Special Education Technology, v18 n2 p35-45 Spr 2003
This article describes the development of a four-year course sequence in assistive technology (AT). Course participants learned how to assess student needs for AT, what AT devices were available, and how to make decisions within the individualized education program (IEP) team process. Major topical sections were data-gathering frameworks, legal issues, augmentative communication devices, and computer access adaptations and software. (Contains references.) (Author/LC)
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Core Curriculum, Court Litigation, Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Occupational Therapists, Postsecondary Education, Professional Development, Special Education Teachers, Speech Therapy, Student Evaluation, Therapists
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A