AT Certificate Program
General AT Course Overview
Participants are or will be key Assistive Technology (AT) Assessors or persons currently in positions as AT Assessors in districts or SELPAs. (The program does not include Augmentative Alternative Communication AAC)
This unique certificate program is designed to support students to meet Common Core State Standards and utilize current district technologies. Comparable to a graduate university course, this certificate program includes thorough instruction and exercises on how to assess students with curriculum and physical access needs. Participants utilize both free and commercial software and demonstrate their understanding by reflecting legally defensible findings through completion of two practice assessment projects. Practice assessment projects will be reviewed using a rubric. Each participant is personally coached throughout the program.
Past participants recognize the value of individual attention and support this foundational course and continue to rate it as EXCELLENT. The actual practice of working with real world students and having the reports reviewed, offers powerful experience and confidence building. Clear understanding of AT requirements, what AT Consideration is and how to write legally defensible reports is priceless. Recommendations for creating an AT Plan for the district and how to manage caseloads are also highly valued. Attendees include both experienced AT Specialist who wish to deepen their skills and those new to the field.
- Demonstrate understanding of the range and uses of low/medium technology for high incidence and physically handicapped students.
- Demonstrate understanding and appropriate application of software & apps for word prediction, screen reading, internet access & organization.
- Demonstrate understanding of Special Education Law as it relates to Assistive Technology for curriculum access.
- Demonstrate the ability to assess AT needs of students to gain access to the curriculum by satisfactorily completing TWO AT Assessment Projects
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate student curriculum and AT accommodations with various teaching styles and individual student needs.
- Activities Assistive Technology (AT)
- Class Sizes
- Years Old
- Available Seats 0